Rhythm and Hues Studios


Rhythm & Hues has also produced many popular animated commercial campaigns, including the Coca-Cola Polar Bears, GEICO's Gecko, The Hartford Stag, and the Target dog.


The studio received its first Academy Award for Visual Effects in 1996 for its work on Babe and its second Academy Award for Visual Effects in 2008 for The Golden Compass. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Visual Effects in 2006 for the The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. R&H also worked on Happy Feet which won the 2007 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

The studio is the recipient of three Scientific and Technical Academy Awards for the development of its proprietary film scanner (1994), the Wavefront Advanced Visualizer (1998), and the fluid dynamics software system (2008).