Quebec animation company recognized with Oscar nomination

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Quebec animation company recognized with Oscar nomination

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Quebec animation company recognized with Oscar nomination

Work done by a Quebec animation company is being rewarded with an Academy Award nomination.

Laurentian-based "Hybride" has been producing computer graphics and special effects for dozens of movies over the past 17 years, but their work on the 3D blockbuster Avatar was the first to win them a nod from Oscar.

Avatar was supposed to be developed exclusively by Peter Jackson's special effects shop Weta, which was made famous by their eye-popping work on the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

But when the film's deadline loomed, Weta needed help with Avatar and they called Hybride president Pierre Raymond.
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