Founded by filmmaker Peter Jackson, Weta Ltd. has two divisions - Weta Digital and Weta Workshop, both located in Wellington, New Zealand.
PO Box 15 208
9-11 Manuka St. Miramar
Wellington, New Zealand
Phone: 011 +64 4 380 9080
Fax: 011 +64 4 380 9010
On the digital side, Weta has blown away the world with their spectacular images, especially with 1996's amazing THE FRIGHTENERS, a 570-shot visual extravaganza featuring a great deal of CG animation and creative compositing. THE FRIGHTENERS won a 1996 VFX HQ Award for Best Visual Effects Surprise.
Weta also provided visual imagery for The Ride sequence in 1997's CONTACT. The Weta Workshop is a creature workshop that has provided makeup and puppet effects for TV's "Hercules" and "Xena" and Jackson's own HEAVENLY CREATURES.
1997 . CONTACT 1996 . THE FRIGHTENERS 1995 . HEAVENLY CREATURES JACK BROWN, GENIUS FORGOTTON SILVER
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