Inside Weta - Projects

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2014
The Hobbit - There and Back Again - In production
Conceptual Design

Special Makeup FX and Prosthetics

Armour & Costume

Weapons

Creatures

Visual Effects

2013
The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug - In production
Special Make-Up FX and Prosthetics

Armour and Costume

Weapons

Creatures

Conceptual Design

Visual Effects

Elysium - In Production
Conceptual Design

Physical Effects

Man of Steel
Visual Effects

2012
The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey
Conceptual Design

Special Makeup FX and Prosthetics

Armour and Costume

Weapons

Creatures

Visual Effects

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
Visual Effects

Prometheus
Visual Effects

The Avengers
Visual Effects

Rugby World Cup Sculpture
Sculpture

Casting

2011
The Adventures Of Tintin
Art Direction

Design

Visual Effects

BAFTA® - Nomination Special Visual Effects

Visual Effects Society - Nomination: Outstanding Visual Effects in an Animated Feature Motion Picture

Visual Effects Society - Nomination: Outstanding Animated Character in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: Tintin

Visual Effects Society - Nomination: Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: Pirate battle

Visual Effects Society - Nomination: Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: Bagghar

Visual Effects Society - Nomination: Outstanding Created Environment in an Animated Feature Motion Picture: Docks

Visual Effects Society - Nomination: Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in an Animated Feature Motion Picture

Annie Award - Winner: Animated Effects in an Animated Production

The Art of The Adventures of Tintin
Illustration

Copywriting

The Devil's Rock
Special Makeup FX

Tangiwai - A Love Story
Miniatures

Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
Visual Effects

Academy Award® - Nomination: Best Visual Effects

Visual Effects Society - Winner: Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture

Visual Effects Society - Winner: Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture

Visual Effects Society - Nomination: Outstanding Virtual Cinematography in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture

Visual Effects Society - Nomination: Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture

BAFTA® - Nomination: Special Visual Effects

Annie Award - Winner: Character Animation in a Live Action Production

Critics Choice Movie Awards - Winner: Best Visual Effects

Glass Waka
3D Modelling

3D Milling

Sailmaking

Weta - The Collector's Guide
Illustration

Photography

Copywriting

X-Men: First Class
Visual Effects

The Roxy Cinema fitout
Sculpture

Carpentry

Design

Artworks

2010
Gulliver’s Travels
Visual Effects

The Chronicles of Narnia - Voyage of the Dawntreader
Swords

King Kong 360|3D
Visual Effects

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project

The Art of District 9: Weta Workshop
Illustration

Copywriting

The Art of John Howe
Collectible Sculptures

VICTORY - Scientific Adventure Violence for Young Men and Literate Women
Illustration

Copywriting

The Wind in the Willows
Collectible Sculpture

Knight and Day
Visual Effects

The A-team
Robin Hood
Chainmaille

Valve Sentry Gun
Prop

2009
The Lovely Bones
Conceptual Design

Specialty Props

Visual Effects

Under The Mountain
Conceptual Design

Creature Design

Special Makeup FX

Miniatures

Avatar
Conceptual Design

Specialty Costumes

Props

Weapons

Visual Effects

Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Feature Motion Picture

Visual Effects Society Award - Best Single Visual Effect of the Year

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Feature Motion Picture

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Models & Miniatures in a Feature Motion Picture

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Created Environment in a Feature Motion Picture

Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Matte Paintings in a Feature Motion Picture

BAFTA® - Special Visual Effects

Critics Choice Awards - Best Visual Effects

Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards - Best Visual Effects

Saturn Awards - Best Special Effects

Prix Ars Awards – Honoree for Visual Effects

Australian Effects Animation Festival Awards - Feature Film Visual Effects

Constellation Awards - Best Technical Accomplishment

Daybreakers
Special Makeup FX and Prosthetics

World of Warcraft Orc on Warg
Sculpture

District 9
Production Design

Weapons

Props

Armour

Creatures

Makeup Effects

Prosthetics

Vehicles

On-set Servicing

The WotWots - TV
Animation

Yellow Eyed Penguin
Prosthetics

Animatronics

2008
The Day The Earth Stood Still
Visual Effects

The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian
Design

Armour

Weapons

Miniatures

Visual Effects

Jumper
Visual Effects

Royal Armouries, Leeds - Exhibition
Exhibition Display

Ronald McDonald House - Model
Model

Clemengers - Iconic NZ Radios for Radio New Zealand - Models
Models

2007
Enchanted
Visual Effects

30 Days Of Night
Special Makeup FX and Prosthetics

Visual Effects

The Water Horse: Legend Of The Deep
Design

Creatures

Visual Effects

Bridge To Terabithia
Visual Effects

Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer
Visual Effects

Champ The Chopper - Book
Illustration

Dyslexia Discovery Exhibit, Christchurch - Public Art
Sculpture

RNZAF Bomber Command Memorial - Public Sculpture
Sculpture

Dr Grordbort's Contrapulatronic Dingus Directory - Book
Illustration

Copy

NZ Body Art Awards - Trophy
Trophies

The Crafting Of Narnia - Book
Design, layout and Illustrations

Copy

Dark Chylde Trailer
Prosthetics

Concrete Couch for the Quality Hotel - Public Art
Installation

Rock To Wellington Concert - Display
Design

La Coruna Lord Of The Rings Exhibition (Spain) - Display
Exhibition Display

Lord Cockswain and Moon Mistress - Display
Model

Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre - Display
Mannequins

Red Star Comics - Illustration
Illustration

Tall Poppy Awards - Trophies
Trophies

Whales Tohora at Te Papa - Display
Scanning and Milling

King Kong Exhibition at The New Dowse - Display
Exhibition

Jane And The Dragon Exhibition at The New Dowse - Display
Exhibition

Undergrowth - Short Film
Prosthetics

Tahi the Kiwi's new leg
Prosthetics

Paddy The Wanderer - Book
Illustration

2006
Black Sheep
Design

Special Makeup FX

Animatronic Creatures

X-Men: The Last Stand
Visual Effects

2007 Imagina Awards - Best Special Effects

Eragon
Visual Effects

Screen Production Industry Tribute - Sculpture
Tripod sculpture

SPCA, Auckland - Sculpture
Sculpture

Wellington Zoo: Savannah - Exhibition
Display

Beauty & The Beast - Theatre
Design

Red Star Comics - Illustration
Illustration

Zorro on Tornado - Model
Model

The Golden Compass - Display
Lyra on Polar Bear Models

2005
King Kong
Design

Special Makeup FX

Creatures

Weapons

Miniatures

2006 Academy Award© for Achievement in Visual Effects

2006 BAFTA Award for Achievement in Special Visual Effects

Visual Effects

2006 Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects

2006 BAFTA® - Visual Effects

2006 Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture

2006 Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Motion Picture

2006 Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Motion Picture

2006 Critics Choice Award - Distinguished Achievement in Performing Arts

2006 National Board of Review Award - Outstanding Achievement in Special Effects

The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
Design

Armour

Weapons

Specialty Props

Creature Scannable Maquettes

The Legend Of Zorro
Miniature Train Build and Shoot

Kingdom Of Heaven
Chainmaille Armour

The Fairies - TV
Design

Jane And The Dragon - TV
Animation

The World Of Kong - Book
Design and Copy

Killian's Curse - TV
Creatures

Prosthetics

Lonely Dog - Sculpture
Sculpture

2004
Hellboy
Weapons: Samaritan guns and holster

Van Helsing
Miniature Ships and some Digital Effects shoots

Visual Effects

I Robot
Visual Effects

2005 Academy Award® Nomination - Best Visual Effects

2005 Visual Effects Society Award Nomination - Outstanding Created Environment in a Live Action Motion Picture

Rocky Horror Tribute - Sculpture
Riff Raff Statue, Hamilton

Chelsea Flower Show - Display
Display

2003
Peter Pan
Mermaid Prosthetics

Special Makeup and Puppets

Master and Commander: The Far Side Of The World
Ship Miniatures and Miniature Shoot

Perfect Strangers
Special Makeup FX

Visual Effects

The Last Samurai
Weapons

Design

The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King
Design

Special Makeup FX and Prosthetics

Armour

Weapons

Creatures

Miniatures

2004 Academy Award© for Best Make-up

2004 Academy Award© for Best Costume

2004 BAFTA Nomination for Best Costume

2004 BAFTA Nomination for Best Make-up

2004 VES Award for Best Miniatures

2004 Hollywood Hair & Make-up Society Award for Best Special Make-Up

Visual Effects

2004 Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects

2004 Academy Award® - Technical Achievement Award for Gollum

2004 BAFTA® - Best Visual Effects

2004 Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects Driven Motion Picture

2004 Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Models and Miniatures in a Motion Picture

2004 Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Character Animation in a Live Action Motion Picture

2004 Visual Effects Society Award - Outstanding Performance by a Male or Female Actor in an Effects Film

Fell Beast for Embassy Theatre - Sculpture
Sculpture for The Return Of The King Premiere

2002
The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
Design

Special Makeup FX and Prosthetics

Armour

Weapons

Creatures

Miniatures

2003 BAFTA Award for Best Costume Design

2003 BAFTA Nomination for Best Make-up

2003 VES Award for Best Miniatures

2003 Hollywood Hair & Make-up Society Award for Best Special Make-Up

Visual Effects

2003 Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects

2003 BAFTA® - Best Visual Effects

2003 Visual Effects Society Award - Best Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Motion Picture

2003 Visual Effects Society Award - Best Character Animation in a Live Action Motion Picture

2003 Visual Effects Society Award - Best Special Effects in a Motion Picture

2003 Visual Effects Society Award - Best Models and Miniatures in a Motion Picture

2003 Visual Effects Society Award - Best Visual Effects Photography in a Motion Picture

2003 Visual Effects Society Award - Best Effects Art Direction in a Motion Picture

2003 Visual Effects Society Award - Best Compositing in a Motion Picture

2003 Visual Effects Society Award - Best Performance by an Actor in an Effects Film

Gollum for Embassy Theatre - Sculpture
Sculpture for The Two Towers Premiere

2001
The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
Design

Special Makeup FX and Prosthetics

Armour

Weapons

Creatures

Miniatures

2002 Academy Award© for Best Make-up

2002 Academy Award© for Best Visual Effects

2002 Academy Award© Nomination for Best Costume

2002 BAFTA Award for Best Visual Effects

2002 BAFTA Award for Best Make-up

2002 BAFTA Nomination for Best Costume

2001 Las Vegas Film Critics' Society Award for Best Costume Design

Visual Effects

2002 Academy Award® - Best Visual Effects

2002 BAFTA® - Best Visual Effects

Cave Troll for Embassy Theatre - Sculpture
Sculpture for The Fellowship Of The Ring Premiere

1997
Contact
Visual Effects

1996
The Frighteners
Animatronics

Creatures

1997 23rd Annual Saturn Awards Nomination for Best Makeup

1997 23rd Annual Saturn Awards Nomination for Best Special Effects

1997 Catalonian International Film Festival Best Model/Miniature

Visual Effects



1995
Jack Brown Genius
Visual Effects

1994
Heavenly Creatures
Special Makeup FX and Prosthetics

Puppets

1995 New Zealand Film Awards Best Contribution to Design

Visual Effects

1992
Braindead (US: Dead Alive)
Creature and Gore effects

1995 Catalonian International Film Festival Best Special Effects

1995 Avoriaz Festival Best Special Effects

1995 Portuguese Film Festival Best Special Effects

1995 Silver Screen (Holland) Best Special Effects

1993 New Zealand Film Awards Best Contribution to Design

1989
Meet The Feebles
Puppets

1993 Fantasy Film Awards (Italy) Best Physical Effects

1987
Bad Taste
Special Makeup FX and Prosthetics

Boy From Andromeda - TV
Alien