News for Jun. 24, 2005

Scanning for the stars

6/24/05, 11:00 am EST - Xoanon

Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, including the summer smash Batman Begins, come to Ottawa for help with their animation and special effects. It's 10 a.m. and Helmut Kungl is inside his new west-end Ottawa office, stumbling for the light switch. "I just got in," he said. "We are in the middle of a slow time right now. We are actually waiting for a bunch of things to come in. It should pick up again soon." From their tiny offices, Kungl and his crew have just finished work for three of this year's most anticipated blockbuster movies: King Kong, Aeon Flux and this week's big release Batman Begins. [More]