files/pictures/picture-35.jpgRhythm & Hues Studios is launching three new companies in Taiwan, reports Variety
. East Grand Films will be a film investment firm, which will work with Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs to bring Hollywood productions to Taiwan. Rhythm & Hues will also set up its sixth vfx studio in Kaohsiung, which joins its campuses in Los Angeles; Vancouver; Hyderabad, India; and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Thirdly, Rhythm & Hues will partner with Chunghwa Telecom and Quanta Computers to create a cloud-computing center for the animation and visual effects communities. The deals came about when director Ang Lee introduced Rhythm & Hues to the Ministry of Economic Affairs. Lee is working with Rhythm & Hues on his adaptation of LIFE OF PI for Fox.