Rhythm & Hues Studios was established in Los Angeles, California in 1987 by former employees of Robert Abel and Associates (John Hughes, Pauline Ts’o, and Keith Goldfarb). The company uses its own proprietary software for its photo-realistic character animation/visual effects—as well as for those that are more stylized. In 1999, Rhythm & Hues Studios acquired visual effects house VIFX from 20th Century Fox.
Visual Effects Oscar went to Rhythm & Hues for ‘Life of Pi,’ even though they recently filed for bankruptcy.
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