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Inside Weta - TV

Jane And The Dragon [2005]

Weta Workshop has partnered with New Zealand author and illustrator Martin Baynton, to create a Television series based on Martin's best selling books, Jane and the Dragon. They have joined forces with Canadian childrens' television producers Nelvana, in a co-production to deliver the show to market.

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Jane

The WotWots [2009]

 
The WotWots
the WotWots is an enchanting pre-school series that follows the adventures of two adorable siblings from outer space, SpottyWot and DottyWot.

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Trooper Tom [TBA]

 
Trooper Tom
Half Boy. Half Robot. All Hero...

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Forgotten Silver [1995]

 
Forgotten Silver
This mockumentary is in the best tradition of film spoofs and hoaxes. Forgotten Silver, directed by Peter Jackson and Costa Botes, fooled audiences, with the help of Weta's work, into...

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Xena [1995-2000]

 
Xena
This high adventure television series, filmed in New Zealand, was supplied with effects from Weta Workshop for two years.

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Yellow Eyed Penguin for Polyphon [2009]

 
Yellow Eyed Penguin
Weta got the opportunity to contribute to the project by creating a very life-like Yellow Eyed Penguin double.

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Tommyknockers [1993]

 
Tommyknockers
This was a sci-fi television feature based on a Stephen King novel. Richard and Tania and their friend, Grant Wallis built 4 dead aliens and an animatronic dog for this show.

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Young Hercules and Amazon High [1998]

 
Young Hercules
1998 Weta Workshop did a small amount of work on two shows for Pacific Renaissance, the production company for Hercules.

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The Fairies [2005]

 
Fairies
The Weta Workshop design crew worked on a fun project, creating concepts for Australian children’s television show, The Fairies.

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Mrs Piggle Wiggle [1994]

 
Mrs Piggle Wiggle
The wacky world of this television show required Tania and Richard to build a talking, dancing tree.

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