When you think of countries that are known for their animation, Brazil is probably not among the first that comes to mind. However, the country has nearly a century-long history of producing animation, and while historically most of the animation they have made hasn’t been seen outside of its borders, there have been notable contributions to the art form throughout the country’s history. With the animation industry growing quickly in Brazil—they are ranked seventh for countries that visit Cartoon Brew most often—it is a great time to explore the country’s animation legacy.
The 30-minute “Life After Pi” documents last year’s financial collapse of vfx house Rhythm & Hues.
A new documentary recounts the amazing sequence of events that occurred last spring when visual effects studio Rhythm & Hues declared banruptcy just before winning the Oscar for its work on Ang Lee’s “The Life of Pi.”