A comprehensive list of Studio Ghibli related People and their work.
The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness is a feature film long, behind the scenes, documentary about the work at Studio Ghibli during the production of Miyazaki's and Takahata's final movies "The Wind Rises" and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.
Ronia the Robber's Daughter is a CG animated TV Series based on the children's book by Astrid Lindgren. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki's son Gorō Miyazaki, animated by Polygon Pictures and co-produced by Studio Ghibli.
Furthermore I added some older work by Miyazaki and Takahata which is everything from before Studio Ghibli's formation in 1985 (Yes, Nausicaä is actually not a Studio Ghibli Movie). Including Miyazaki's and Takahata's direcorial debuts Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro and The Little Norse Prince as well as some well-known World Masterpiece Theater TV Series directed by them.
Also take a look at this top-notch analysis about why Miyazaki's movies are so special:
"Hayao Miyazaki - The Essence of Humanity" by Channel Criswell
Other worthwhile stuff I found:
"How Hayao Miyazaki Maps A Setting" by Digibro
Have fun watching,
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