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Ex-'C&C' developer's 'Grey Goo' Gets a Release Date

Developer Pretroglyph – composed of veterans whom have previously worked on the famous Command and Conquer franchise or Star Wars: Empire at Warhas just announced… 162 more words


Wellington Airport, NZ - The Gateway to Middle Earth

Smaug the Magnificent, considered to be the last of the great dragons in Middle Earth, has made himself comfortable in Wellington Airport, NZ busy terminal. 76 more words

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Classic Film, New Review-- The Ugly (1997)

This week over at Bloody Good Horror, Chris and Kathleen review the diabolical little New Zealand horror thriller The Ugly (a film which boasts some gory effects from the guys at Weta, the effects company that created the world of The Lord of the Rings).   24 more words

Avatar: Virtual Weapons

One of my main responsibilities on Avatar was leading the team that made props for Virtual Production. WETA Workshop would make a Hero Prop, then WETA Digital would 3D scan it to make the final CG Version, then the Hero Prop would be sent to Jim to approve.   101 more words

Elf and safety !

Sorry I pinched that line but I love it.


A great new safety video for Air NewZealand.

The video was Directed by New Zealand film maker Taika Waititi. 24 more words


Works of Sculptor Max Patte at Westpac Auckland

Through an online invitation from Westpac, I went to see this sculpture and custom wall art exhibition of Max Patte, which was scheduled on the second day of the Diwali Festival (12 October) and also to celebrate Auckland Arts Week. 280 more words


Weta Workshop is Made Up of Wellington's Eclectic, Equal-Rights Designers

Weta Workshop is the oldest of Peter Jackson’s five companies, and the hardest to define. And that’s the way they like it.

Richard Taylor, who runs Weta Workshop with his wife, Tania Rodger, believes in creative diversity. 766 more words