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BAFTA for Dutch visual effects in Life of Pi

The Dutch animation director Erik-Jan de Boer has won a BAFTA award for the visual effects that he created together with three others for the film Life of Pi, directed by the Taiwanese Ang Lee. The awards, which are the most prestigious British film prizes, were presented in London on 10 February.

De Boer works for Rhythm and Hues Studios, based in Los Angeles, California. Previously, he created visual effects for films such as The A-Team, The Golden Compass, Night at the Museum and The Chronicles of Narnia.

De Boer is also co-nominated for an Oscar award for his work on Life of Pi. The Oscars will be presented on 24 February, 2013.