Hayao Miyazaki on creativity versus logic, being true to one’s heart, and the hassle of film making

During ten years, Kaku Arakawa filmed legendary Hayao Miyazaki at work


The result is a four episode documentary. You can watch it for free on nhk.

Throughout these years, we get a chance to see Hayao Miyazaki at work. From Ponyo on the cliff, in 2006 to the release of The Wind Rises in 2013. It is a pure joy to watch. Packed with wisdom embedded in the daily studio life of the director, it conveys not only an authentic, humble and thrilling take on creative processes, but also on how to live one’s life.


To read more about how logic stifles creativity, where regrets come from, and what are the most important thins in life, read the full story here