Memorable Moments in Animation: Character Design 50-41

What inspired me to do this post? Well, the project I did for Beauty and the Beast. I care a lot about animation and character design tops the list of reasons why I do. Through animation, designers and studios have brought many unforgettable characters to the screen that remain with us. In my opinion, this isContinue reading “Memorable Moments in Animation: Character Design 50-41”

ハウルの動く城, Hauru no Ugoku Shiro (Howl’s Moving Castle), 2004

Based on the extremely popular {and HILARIOUS} fantasy novel written by Diana Wynne Jones in 1986, Howl’s Moving Castle garnered praise from film critics world wide as one of Hayao Miyazaki’s most colorful and enjoyable animated films. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 2006 as best animated film and has since won numerousContinue reading “ハウルの動く城, Hauru no Ugoku Shiro (Howl’s Moving Castle), 2004”

(風立ちぬ Kaze Tachinu) The Wind Rises (2013): Movie Review

“I wanted to create something that is realistic,          fantastic,              at times caricatured,                    but as a whole, a beautiful film.” (January 10, 2011 Hayao Miyazaki) I have been a fan of Hayao Miyazaki’s work for five yearsContinue reading “(風立ちぬ Kaze Tachinu) The Wind Rises (2013): Movie Review”