Press Release from Rhythm & Hues Studios
November 14th, 2011 (Orlando, FL - IAAPA) Academy Award-winning animation production company Rhythm & Hues Studios returns to the IAAPA Attractions Expo Nov. 15-18 with Executive Producer Charlotte Huggins leading its new Special Projects Division. Huggins will be located at the Themed Entertainment Association Booth #1354 throughout the week, and is available for press opportunities. She is a noted expert on Transmedia and cross-platforming, adapting IPs for special venue media, the crossover between Hollywood and themed entertainment, and the State of Stereoscopic 3D.
A leading innovator in the themed entertainment industry, Rhythm & Hues’ long list of special venue credits includes FERRARI WORLD ABU DHABI, IT’S TOUGH TO BE A BUG, T-REX BACK TO THE CRETACEOUS, RACE FOR ATLANTIS and many others. The company earned Oscars® for Achievement in Visual Effects for their work on THE GOLDEN COMPASS and BABE, and has received four Scientific and Technical Academy Awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, (AMPAS).
Huggins produced the Hollywood 3D feature extravaganza JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH 3D and its pending sequel, JOURNEY 2 MYSTERIOUS ISLAND. But her first love has always been special venue media: ride-films, attraction films, expo films, giant screen 3D and 4D films. She learned her craft on such titles as HONEY I SHRUNK THE AUDIENCE, JOURNEY TO TECHNOPIA and HAUNTED CASTLE.
ABOUT RHYTHM & HUES’ SPECIAL PROJECTS DIVISIONRhythm & Hues Studio’s Special Projects Division is dedicated to creating and collaborating on immersive motion picture-based experiences in all media, from IMAX to iPad. Led by Executive Producer Charlotte Huggins, a pioneer in multi-platform productions for special venue, television and feature film release, the R&H Special Projects team specializes in 2D/3D live action and CGI production of attraction films, ride films and multi-media projects worldwide, for all venues including theme parks, science centers, zoos, aquariums, cultural facilities, hotels and resorts, urban and retail destinations. We are inspired by projects that attract and engage guests, and utilize whichever existing or emerging production and display tools will create the best possible dynamic guest experience. Our Special Projects team has worked for and partnered with diverse, world-class entertainment groups including Disney, Warner Brothers, Caesar’s Palace, New Line Cinema, Blue Man Group, IMAX, Iwerks, LG, Samsung, Landor/FedEx, and many more. http://www.rhythm.com/special-projects/