Frame by Frame, Animation Moves to India
Read NPR's report on Animation Industry's increasing reliance on Indian Designers to produce stunning animations for Hollywood.
Both The Golden Compass and Alvin and the Chipmunks used digital animation that was created in Mumbai.
India is rapidly becoming a player in the global cultural marketplace, and animation is no exception. Los Angeles-based animation company Rhythm & Hues worked on the films from their Hollywood offices — and from the offices that they have opened in India. Employees stay in contact through daily video conferencing, bridging 12 time zones and 13,000 miles.
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.. in a building on a quiet residential street downtown, an army of Indian animators is working to export their culture to the rest of the world. Their source material: The elaborate pantheon of Hindu mythology.