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Life of Pi evening at the Academy: ‘Deconstructing Pi’ (photo: The Tiger Richard Parker in Life of Pi) The Life of Pi creative team will get together to discuss the 3D and visual-effects work employed on the Ang Lee-directed fantasy adventure on Monday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. “Deconstructing Pi” will be hosted by Academy governor Bill Kroyer (The Green Mile, The Monkey King), and will feature film sequences and “making-of” clips, in addition to an onstage chat with Academy Award-winning visual-effects artists Bill Westenhofer, Erik-Jan De Boer, and Donald R. Elliott; Oscar-winning cinematographer Claudio Miranda; previsualization supervisor Brad Alexander; and Oscar-nominated film editor Tim Squyres. “Thinking in 3D really helped me make this movie," Ang Lee is quoted as saying on the Academy’s website. "…I think that put me in a position to »

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