On "The Grandmasters," one of China's biggest-budgeted films ever, helmer Wong Kar-wai ("In the Mood For Love," "2046") entrusted the vfx work to Buf.
The box office success of stereoscopic 3D has had the unexpected side effect of causing a boom in animation in Gaul.
Paris VFX and toon shingles weathered the storm last year as employment went up by 30%, according to Ile de France Film Commission.
Gallic outfits have long been Europe's leading cross-border co-producers and some of its major co-financiers. And today, as always, they continue to look beyond borders -- whether of geography…