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Thursday, 12 January 2012

Rhythm & Hues Studios Setting up in Taiwan

Late last week I became aware that Rhythm and Hues Studios is intending to open in Taiwan. I heard it from my colleague and did a bit of reading up online.


A few links here: 


- LA animation firm comes to Taiwan


- Exclusive: VFX studio in Taiwan pact - Rhythm & Hues to launch film investment fund, production facilities


Even Taiwanese government is taking an interest to support this up and coming industry. From the scale of funds that the Taiwan government is intending to invest into the industry, it seems that they are quite serious about this, and they are looking to grow the full spectrum of capabilities for the facility there.


Exciting times. 


R&H Studios is a world-class award winning company involved in feature film visual effects and animation. Currently, it has studios in Los Angeles, Mumbai, Kuala Lumpur, Hyderabad and Vancouver.


Check out the films that R&H Studios have worked on here: http://www.imdb.com/company/co0075252/

2 comments:

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    Alex Frisch

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    Connie Jordan-Carmichael | Ubiquity Broadcasting Corporation

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