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Weta Misses Out On BAFTA Awards

 There were no awards for Peter Jackson’s Tintin  or for Weta Workshop’s visual effects at the BAFTA award ceremony in London last night reports msn nz news.

The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn, which was produced by Jackson, was nominated for best animated film. It lost out to Rango, the story of a chameleon in a western town, voiced by Johnny Depp.

The BAFTA for  special visual effects went to  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.  Weta had two films nominated for this award. Joe Letteri, Jamie Beard, Keith F Miller and Wayne Stables were nominated for the motion-capture 3D animation on The Adventures of Tintin and Letteri, Daniel Barrett, Dan Lemmon, and R Christopher White were nominated for Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

The ceremony was held at the Royal Opera House in London. The best picture award went to The Artist which won seven BAFTAs in all, including leading actor for Jean Dujardin and director and original screenplay for Michel Hazanavicius.



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