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[[http://www.rhythm.com/home/ Rhythm & Hues Studios]] is a North American-based computer animation company that specializes in character animation and visual effects for movies and commercials. The company has facilities in Los Angeles; Mumbai and Hyderabad, India; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and as of 2012, Vancouver, British Columbia and Taipei, Taiwan.

A little backstory: In 1987, six former employees of Robert Abel and Associates (''Film/{{Tron}}'') split from the company to form their own. Until the early 1990s, they mainly did commercial and logo work for companies like Creator/{{ABC}}, Sunbeam, Creator/{{Hasbro}}, Creator/UnitedArtists and [[{{Understatement}} many more]].

It wasn't until 1990, with help from {{ILM}}, that they got their first film job (''Film/FlightOfTheIntruder''). Since then, they've been responsible for more than 150 films, hundreds of commercials (including the Coca-Cola Polar Bears) and several video games. R&H has received three Academy Awards for Achievement in Visual Effects, (''LifeOfPi'', 2013, ''TheGoldenCompass'', 2008, and ''{{Babe}}'', 1995), and four Scientific and Technical Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (AMPAS). R&H was also nominated for an Oscar for its work on ''The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe''.

In 1999, they bought effects company VIFX from Creator/BlueSkyStudios.

[[http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118066108/ The company filed for bankruptcy in 2013]], some time after DigitalDomain and MatteWorldDigital did the same. Much to the shock of the VFX community at large. Said community got even more enraged when the Academy cut the microphone of a supervisor mentioning the financial turmoils receiving his Oscar for ''Life of Pi''. R&H was purchased by Los Angeles[=/=]Indian-based Creator/PranaStudios a few months afterwards.

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!!Besides ''Flight of the Intruder'', Rhythm & Hues' work includes:
* ''[[Film/AlvinAndTheChipmunks The Alvin and the Chipmunks movies]]''
* ''{{Babe}}''
* ''BanjoKazooie: Nuts & Bolts''
* ''[[Film/BattlefieldEarth Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000]]''
* ''Film/BatmanForever''
** ''Film/BatmanAndRobin''
* ''BehindEnemyLines''
* ''Film/CatsAndDogs''
* ''Film/{{Chronicle}}''
* ''[[TheChroniclesOfNarnia The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe]]''
* ''Film/TheChroniclesOfRiddick''
* ''{{Crackdown}}''
* ''Film/DjangoUnchained''
* ''VideoGame/DmCDevilMayCry''
* ''{{Elf}}''
* ''Film/EndOfDays''
* ''VideoGame/FableII''
* ''Disney/{{Fantasia 2000}}''
* ''TheFastAndTheFurious: Tokyo Drift''
** ''Fast & Furious''
* ''Film/TheGoldenCompass''
* ''Film/TheGreenMile'' (Film Adaptation)
* ''GuitarHero III: Legends of Rock'' - Promotional materials, including the packaging.
* ''HappyFeet'' - Killer Whale Chase sequence only, movie done with Creator/AnimalLogic.
* ''Film/HocusPocus''
* ''Film/HotTubTimeMachine''
* ''Film/TheHungerGames''
* ''Film/INowPronounceYouChuckAndLarry''
* ''Film/LandOfTheLost'' (Movie adaptation)
* ''Literature/LifeOfPi'' - Were also co-producers, the last project before bankruptcy.
* ''Film/{{Kazaam}}''
* ''Kinect Franchise/StarWars''
* ''Film/KungPowEnterTheFist'' (Special Thanks)
* ''Film/{{Moneyball}}''
* ''Film/TheMummyTombOfTheDragonEmperor''
* ''NightAtTheMuseum''
* ''NinjaGaiden II''
* ''VideoGame/ParasiteEve''
* ''{{Film/RIPD}}'' (Worked on before the bankruptcy, this serves as the first movie to be released ''after'' it happened)
* ''WesternAnimation/RoverDangerfield'' - Opening scenes & digital compositing; movie done with Creator/AvailableLightProductions, Creator/HanhoHeungUp and WangFilmProductions.
* ''RugratsInParis'' - CG elements only, movie done with {{Grimsaem}}.
* ''TheSaboteur''
* ''Film/ScoobyDoo''
* ''Film/SnowWhiteAndTheHuntsman''
* ''Film/{{Spawn}}'' (film adaptation)
* ''Film/Speed2CruiseControl''
* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' - One Episode, "Galaxy's Child".
** ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'' - Bajoran Wormhole effects only.
* ''StayTuned''
* ''Film/SupermanReturns''
* ''Film/{{Waterworld}}''
* ''The [[Film/{{X-Men}} X-Men movies]]''
* The 2010 ''WesternAnimation/YogiBear'' film. Also served as co-producers.

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!!Tropes Associated with Rhythm & Hues:
* {{Animesque}}: See below.
* ConspicuousCG: Aside from most of their live action work, there's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDx6MZDLX1c this]]. Also evident in ''Rugrats In Paris''.
* DoingItForTheArt: To the point that one and a half year of research was done to create the photorealistic animals from ''Life Of Pi''.
* LiveActionAdaptation: Most of their projects since 2005 in a nutshell.
* MediumBlending: ''Rugrats In Paris''.
* PunnyName: Rhythm & '''Blues'''
* RealSongThemeTune: Originally had an instrumental version of {{Coldplay}}'s "Clocks" in one of their demo reels. Presently, they use "Young Bloods" by The Naked and Famous and "One Day Like This" by Elbow. Both combined with footage of their film work.
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