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Rhythm & Hues Studios is an Academy Award winning visual effects studio, founded in 1987 by six former employees of Robert Abel and Associates. The company is located in Los Angeles, California and Mumbai, India. It is perhaps best known for its computer generated 3D character animation. Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Visual effects (vfx) is the term given to a sub-category of special effects in which images or film frames are created or manipulated for film and video. ... // May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Robert Abels company, Robert Abel and Associates, was a pioneering production company specializing in TV commercials made with computer graphics. ... Nickname: Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government  - Type Mayor-Council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... “Bombay” redirects here. ...


The studio received an Academy Award in 1996 for its work on Babe, named by the film reviewers of the Associated Press as one of the Top Ten Movies of the Decade. The studio was named one of Top Five Visual Effects Powerhouses by Wired Magazine in September, 2002, and again in August 2004 by Newsweek. Academy Award The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent and most watched film awards ceremony in the world. ... Babe is an Academy Award-winning 1995 film that tells the story of a pig who wants to be a herding dog, and which speaks to the arbitrary and unfair nature of class systems. ... Wired is a full-color monthly magazine and on-line periodical published in San Francisco, California since March 1993. ... The Newsweek logo Newsweek is a weekly news magazine published in New York City and distributed throughout the United States and internationally. ...


The studio's signature CG animation is showcased in the movie versions of Daredevil, Garfield, Scooby Doo, Cats and Dogs, and Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat. Daredevil is a 2003 movie directed by Mark Steven Johnson, who also wrote the screenplay. ... Garfield (also known as Garfield: The Movie) is a 2004 live-action movie based on the Jim Davis comic strip Garfield. ... Scooby-Doo IS THE SHIT is a short ass-running American animated television series produced for your mom Saturday morning television in several different versions from 1969 to the present. ... Cats and dogs is a Wall Street slang used to describe: Nonperforming securities, or Highly speculative securities. ... The Cat In The Hat is the book that made Dr. Seuss famous. ...


On the visual effects side, recent work includes The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Elektra, The Chronicles of Riddick, X-Men 2, The Sum of All Fears, Elf, and many more. The studio has over 100 feature films to its credit and is currently working on creating the Hulk and the Abomination in The Incredible Hulk. Promotional poster for Elektra Elektra is a 2005 movie directed by Rob Bowman. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long. ... X2 is an action movie, first released in the United Kingdom on April 24, 2003, and in the United States on May 2, 2003. ... The Sum of All Fears is a best-selling thriller novel by Tom Clancy, and part of the Jack Ryan series. ... Elf is a 2003 Christmas-themed comedy film directed by Jon Favreau and released in the US on November 7, 2003. ... The Hulk (Dr. Robert Bruce Banner), sometimes referred to as The Incredible Hulk, is a fictional character, a superhero appearing in the Marvel Comics Universe. ... The Abomination (Emil Blonsky) is a fictional supervillain that appears in the Marvel Universe and is a perennial foe of the Incredible Hulk. ... The Incredible Hulk is a 2008 superhero film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Hulk. ...


Rhythm & Hues has also produced many popular animated commercial campaigns, including the Coca-Cola Polar Bears, GEICO's Gecko, the Hartford Stag, and the Target dog. The wave shape (known as the dynamic ribbon device) present on all Coca-Cola cans throughout the world derives from the contour of the original Coca-Cola bottles. ... The Government Employees Insurance Company, usually known by the acronym GEICO, is an American auto insurance company. ... When used by itself in a sentence, the term Hartford can refer to one of several places in the United States. ... This article is about the United States retail company. ...


Recent projects include Superman Returns, Charlotte's Web, Garfield: A Tale of Two Kitties, Night at the Museum, His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, and The Incredible Hulk (film). It also worked on Happy Feet which won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Superman Returns is an Academy Award-nominated 2006 superhero film based on the fictional DC Comics character Superman. ... Charlottes Web is a live-action/computer-animated feature film, based on the popular book of the same name by E.B. White. ... Night at the Museum is a 2006 American comedy film. ... His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass, is a film based upon the first novel in Philip Pullmans trilogy His Dark Materials, slated for release in 2006 by New Line Cinema. ... The Incredible Hulk is a 2008 superhero film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Hulk. ... Happy Feet is an Academy Award-winning Australian-produced computer-animated comedy-drama film, directed by George Miller. ... The Academy Awards are the oldest awards given to achievements in film; the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature was given the first time for the 2001 film year. ...


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Nominated: 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Academy Award for Visual Effects is an Oscar given to one film each year that shows highest achievement in visual effects. ... Babe is an Academy Award-winning 1995 film that tells the story of a pig who wants to be a herding dog, and which speaks to the arbitrary and unfair nature of class systems. ...

For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Academy Award for Visual Effects is an Oscar given to one film each year that shows highest achievement in visual effects. ...

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