10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki

10 Years with Hayao Miyazaki

Episode 1: Ponyo is Here

An exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the genius of Japan's foremost living film director, Hayao Miyazaki – creator of some of the world's most iconic and enduring anime feature films. Miyazaki allowed a single documentary filmmaker to shadow him at work, as he dreamed up characters and plot lines for what would become his 2008 blockbuster, "Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea." Miyazaki explores the limits of his physical ability and imagination to conjure up memorable protagonists. This program is...
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  • program length: 50 minutes
  • episode #569

Wednesday, August 14 at 7:00 pm on 12.1

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  • Thursday, August 15 at 12:00 am on 12.1

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series description

The 4-part documentary series takes us behind the scenes at the studio of the trailblazing animator to explore the gritty reality of anime-making and the many faces of the passionate artisan himself.