ASIFA-Hollywood is coined as the Academy award for animation.
ASIFA-Hollywood nominated From Up on Poppy Hill (“コクリコ坂から” Kokuriko-zaka Kara), directed by Goro Miyazaki, scripted by Hayao Miyazaki and Keiko Niwa, for Writing in an Animated Feature Production award.
Best Animation award for 2012 candidates are:
Rise of the Guardians
The Pirates! Band of Misfits
The Rabbi's Cat
Many Disney films this time. Ghibli also coworks with Disney for the overseas roadshows.
We can not wait for the result!