Originally Posted by DChero
The trend in the business these days is under-paying for VFX. One of the top companies, Rythm and Hues, went under right after award-winning effects done for Life of Pi. When (I believe) the VFX supervisor went up to receive the Oscar for it, the event cut him off and pulled the clip from the telecast. If these guys weren't severely under paid, I think that we see a lot more progression than we have in the last ten years or so.
Where does the money go in a 200 million dollar budget? It doesn't look like Hollywood is cutting costs. How much of MoS' budget was effects work?