is a blog about design, technology and culture written by Khoi Vinh, and has been more or less continuously published since December 2000 in New York City. Khoi is currently Principal Designer at Adobe, Design Chair at Wildcard and co-founder of Kidpost. Previously, Khoi was co-founder and CEO of Mixel (acquired by Etsy, Inc.), Design Director of The New York Times Online, and co-founder of the design studio Behavior, LLC. He is the author of “Ordering Disorder: Grid Principles for Web Design,” and was named one of Fast Company’s “fifty most influential designers in America.” Khoi lives in Crown Heights, Brooklyn with his wife and three children. Refer to the advertising and sponsorship page for inquiries.+
This is the first segment of a feature-length documentary called “Hollywood Ending” focusing on the complex evolutionary challenges facing the U.S. film industry. “Life of Pi” is a thirty minute video about the famous Los Angeles visual effects company Rhythm & Hues, which seemed to reach a kind of pinnacle when it won an Academy Award for its miraculous CG work on the Ang Li film “Life of Pi.” In a bitter irony, the company had just declared bankruptcy two weeks earlier due to the enormous economic pressures on domestic visual effects shops.
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