Fantasia 2012 – Blood-C: The Last Dark Review (Matt Hodgson)

Fantasia Film Festival 2012 Blood-C: The Last Dark Voice Cast – Nana Mizuki, Kenji Nojima, Ai Hashimoto Directed by Naoyoshi Shiotani Back in 2000 a company called Production I.G. was looking for an original concept and a chance to use completely digital animation. The result was a brisk 45-min feature called Blood: The Last Vampire.Continue reading “Fantasia 2012 – Blood-C: The Last Dark Review (Matt Hodgson)”

A Letter to Momo (Momo e no tegami) Review (TIFF 2011) – An enchanting journey to Shio Island

Adhering to the belief that there is something special about hand drawn animation that cannot be duplicated by computer animation, director Hiroyuki Okiura and Production I.G. have spent the past seven years making a magical masterpiece. A Letter to Momo rivals┬áStudio Ghibli classics for pure imagination and charm, and is one of the most endearing,Continue reading “A Letter to Momo (Momo e no tegami) Review (TIFF 2011) – An enchanting journey to Shio Island”