Founded in 1987, RHYTHM & HUES STUDIOS (Visual Effects) is a leading producer of character animation and visual effects for the entertainment industry. In 1995, the studio was honored with the Academy Award® for Best Visual Effects for its work on the film Babe, which was also named one of the top 10 films of the decade by the Associated Press. In 1999, the studio crossed a major threshold by announcing it would produce and develop its own theatrical films and television projects.
The company’s 70,000 square-foot studio is a creative home for more than 300 artist and staff, including directors of both live action and animation, paint-box artists, modelers, computer animators, producers, programmers, writers and production support. The founders are experienced hands-on creatives, familiar with the complexities of production. Their technical and creative guidance provides an invaluable resource to clients. The Motion Picture Division has provided effects and character animation for such recent films as: Fantasia 2000, Anna and the King, Stuart Little, End of Days and Mystery Men. R&H; prides itself on its rich tradition of cinematic excellence, having played a major role in the success of ground-breaking animation and visual effects, including: Titanic, Babe and Terminator 2:Judgment Day.