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Life After Pi

Just in time for the Oscars, this new 30-minute documentary looks at the Rhythm & Hues bankruptcy, the changing world of filmmaking, and the pressure inherent in the business model of visual effects. Director-editor Scott Leberecht and producer Christina Lee … more »


Ending the VFX Crisis: What Has to Happen

UPDATE: 4/17. The past two articles have garnered an unexpectedly large number of important, articulate responses from industry people. There is as much — or more — useful information in these comments as in the original blog. I ask you to … more »


Cinematographer Claudio Miranda on Oblivion and Life of Pi

Already well-known for his work with director David Fincher, including The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, cinematographer Claudio Miranda saw his career reach a new peak this year with an Oscar win for Life of Pi, which he shot in stereo … more »


Rhythm & Hues: A Brief History of Animal CGI

Online video essayist Kevin B. Lee created this montage of VFX breakdowns showing a decade's progression of CG creature work from the famed Rhythm & Hues Studios, whose VFX supervisor Bill Westenhofer won an Oscar last night for his work … more »


Rhythm & Hues to File for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Animation studio Rhythm & Hues, which is widely expected to win an Oscar this year for Life of Pi, is reportedly filing today for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The El Segundo, CA-based company is said to have warned workers that … more »