December 2004

December 28, 2004 Miyazaki and Moebius Talk
An English translation of a talk between Miyazaki and Moebius (original French video) is now available thanks to the efforts of Achille Autran.

The talk took place at the Miyazaki | Moebious Exhibit which continues through March 13 in Paris.

December 20, 2004 R1 Trailers Online
Trailers for the three upcoming R1 DVDs are available from Disney's video site:

You can hear samples of the voice acting, including Patrick Stewart as Yupa, Michael Keaton as Porco, and Cary Elwes as The Baron.

Thanks to Gaetan Hanen for the reminder.

December 17, 2004 "Princess Mononoke" at MoMA New York
From the MoMA site: "On the occasion of Miramax's twenty-fifth anniversary, The Museum of Modern Art presents a retrospective of fifty significant films that Miramax and its division, Dimension, produced and distributed over the past quarter-century."

One of the fifty films is Princess Mononoke.

It shows on Friday, January 28 at 5:00pm and Saturday, January 29 at 8:00pm. It will be the English dubbed version.

December 13, 2004 "Howl" Wins Audience Prize at Sitges Film Festival
Howl's Moving Castle picked up the Audience Prize at the 37th Sitges Film Festival in Catalonia, Spain. Miyazaki also won a jury prize for his complete body of work. Complete results (Word)

Thanks to Joan Luna and Christopher Macdonald for posting the news to the MML.