‘Narnia’ is an Indian Milestone

Posted March 18, 2006 8:50 am by Glumpuddle

From the International Herald Tribune: “While Los Angeles sleeps, Indian visual effects artists are making Superman fly, converting horses into centaurs for “Narnia” and planting an animated Garfield the cat in the hands of live actors. The trend is confined to a handful of Indian studios, but it traversed a milestone this year when “The Chronicles of Narnia” became the first Hollywood movie with a substantial Indian contribution to be nominated for an Academy Award for visual effects. Fifty Indians worked on the movie in Mumbai, and their hearts sank last week when it lost the Oscar to King Kong.” Read the full story here Thanks to ‘Smooshy’ for the link!