14 Dec '11, 12pm

Growth of computer graphic industry in Asia

Growth of computer graphic industry in Asia

HONG KONG: Asia is the new poster child for the computer graphics industry, as it moves away from its manufacturing roots. At a three-day SIG-GRAPH exposition for computer graphics and interactive technology in Hong Kong, Asian developers were eager to show off their latest cutting-edge wares. Some of the special effects in the Hollywood blockbusters were done in Asia. Special effects houses have been blossoming in the region, thanks to Asia's talent pool and tax breaks. Rob Hoffman, Head of 3D Entertainment at Autodesk, said: "Just the tremendous amount of growth that's taking place in the film, games and TV industry where we're seeing a big transition, where work is coming to Asia from other parts of the world ... a lot of the content being played on the world stage is being created throughout Asia." Autodesk, a leading 3D and animation software developer, says 3D animat...

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