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Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020
New Zealand authorities have approved tech billionaire Sean Parker's purchase of a one-third stake in film director Peter Jackson's visual effects studio.
Parker needed special permission from the Overseas Investment Office because he isn't a New Zealand resident and the Weta Digital...
Friday, Aug. 7, 2020
Weta Digital Launches Weta Animated
Wellington, NZ-based Visual effects house Weta Digital has named Prem Akkaraju as CEO and will begin producing original content for the first time in its 25-year history. The appointment of Akkaraju reflects the continued growth of the...
Monday, Nov. 13, 2017
While there are assorted visually striking elements in director Matt Reeves’ War for the Planet of the Apes, what really counts is striking an emotional, responsive chord with viewers--and that can only be done in a story advanced by its characters.
So while the film’s sr. visual...
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017
The Visual Effects Society (VES) named Academy Award®-winning visual effects master Joe Letteri, VES as the next recipient of the VES Georges Méliès Award. The award will be presented at the 16th Annual VES Awards on February 13, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The VES Georges...