Media For Lunch: Life After Pi

It has been over a year since Rhythm & Hues, the Oscar-winning visual effects studio behind Life of Pi, succumbed to millions in debt and filed for bankruptcy. Its collapse rocked the tight-knit world of visual effects, culminating in a demonstration at this year’s Academy Awards. To help make sense of the fallout, two Hues employees — Christina Lee Storm and Scott Leberecht – created Life After Pi, a YouTube documentary chronicling the company’s failure.
IMDB: Life After Pi is a documentary about Rhythm & Hues Studios, the L.A. based Visual Effects company that won an Academy Award for its groundbreaking work on Life of Pi – just two weeks after declaring bankruptcy. The film explores rapidly changing forces impacting the global VFX community, and the Film Industry as a whole. This is only the first chapter of an upcoming feature-length documentary Hollywood Ending, that delves into the larger, complex challenges facing the US Film Industry and the many professionals working within it, whose fates and livelihood are intertwined.

 Life After Pi – YouTube Documentary
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