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Weta Digital

Weta Digital is a digital special effects company in Wellington, New Zealand, an offshoot of the Weta Workshop physical effects company. It was founded in 1993 by director Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor[?] and others to produce the digital special effects for Heavenly Creatures, working with just one computer on that film. It has grown immensely in size and complexity since then.

Its outstanding effects for the Lord of the Rings film trilogy was recognised when it won Academy Awards for visual effects for its work on The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001) and The Two Towers (2002).

For digital film, see separate entry.

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