Hayao Miyazaki To Make Debut CG Animation Film

Hayao Miyazaki: Making Debut 3D CG

TOKYO — Animation maestro Hayao Miyazaki confirmed that he is directing an animated short for the Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo. This will be his first animation since completing “The Wind Rises,” a 2013 hit which he said would be his last feature.

The new ten-minute film, starring a hairy caterpillar, will be made in the CG format, a first for the director, and take an estimated three years to complete. Miyazaki did not say whether the film will be shown outside the museum.

Miyazaki spoke to reporters at his studio Higashi Koganei, Tokyo. He dedicated most of his remarks to criticism of the Japanese government under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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  1. What a treat he it will be. I do want to meet the Film Master, the studio cat and his house cat one day. Would love to give a Reiki treatment, my behavioral thoughts and movie idea.
    I’m The Cat Therapist.

  2. Jane Adams says:

    Hayao Miyazaki is a Master. I feel so grateful to have seen many of his movies (sometimes traveling great distances) to see them on a big screen. & then to be able to have a copy of many of them on DVD or older videos. Each movie rendered with elequinse and depth. I would be delighted to see one more (even only 10 minutes more!). Thank you
    Hayao Miyazaki for a short film in 3D CG Animation. Perhaps so day I’ll be lucky enough to see it.

  3. Why would a ten minute, computer generated film take three years to make?

    • Henry says:

      yes, people make movies not computers. Computer helps a bit but still hard and slow.

    • this wasn’t his top priority in terms of projects, he was working on the Wind Rises and is taking things slow, he probably doesn’t have mor then 20 people working on the project and it’s only for the museum, that’s probably why it took so long

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