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‘Virtual Production – Bringing the Virtual to Reality’ with Joe Letteri

‘Virtual Production – Bringing the Virtual to Reality’ with Joe Letteri

If you’re interested in visual effects then this BAFTA Masterclass talk with Weta’s VFX guru Joe Letteri is for you! Here’s what BAFTA say: Weta Digital’s Senior VFX Supervisor Joe Letteri discusses the changing landscape […]

‘The Hobbit’ gets Seven Saturn Award Nominations

‘The Hobbit’ gets Seven Saturn Award Nominations

Congratulations to the The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies for gaining seven nominations for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films 41st Annual Saturn Awards.  The Hobbit: BOTFA was nominated in the following categories: […]

Joe Letteri’s Reddit AMA

Joe Letteri’s Reddit AMA

Joe Letteri, the senior visual effects supervisor and Director of the Weta Digital studio, has recently done a Reddit AMA. We’ve gathered the Q&A about The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, but you […]

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Received a BAFTA Nomination

‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Received a BAFTA Nomination

After receiving a nomination for the Costume Design Guild in the category ‘Excellence in Fantasy Film’ last January 7, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies received another nomination, this time for the British […]

‘The Hobbit’ Nominated for Hollywood Post Alliance Award

‘The Hobbit’ Nominated for Hollywood Post Alliance Award

Congratulations to The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and the visual effects team at WETA Digital on the nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Feature Film in the Hollywood Post Alliance Awards. The HPA […]

Building a Better Dragon

Building a Better Dragon

“Truly, the tales and songs fall utterly short of your enormity, oh Smaug the Stupendous.” In his encounter with the dragon Smaug in the deep halls of Erebor in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, […]

‘The Hobbit’ Tops the Saturn Awards Nominations

‘The Hobbit’ Tops the Saturn Awards Nominations

Congratulations to the The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug for gaining eight nominations for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films 40th Saturn Awards. The Hobbit, together with Gravity, topped the list for the […]

Matt Aitken on Visual Effects of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Matt Aitken on Visual Effects of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Matt Aitken, the Hobbit’s Visual Effects Supervisor, talks about the realization of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in a recent interview with Flickering Myth. Aitken was supported by the Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe […]

Interview With Joe Letteri

Interview With Joe Letteri

“For me, it’s keeping the focus on the character.” – Joe Letteri Joe Letteri is Weta Digital’s senior visual effects supervisor and studio director. Among a long list of awards bestowed upon him, he is a winner […]

The Challenges of Visual Effects for The Desolation of Smaug

The Challenges of Visual Effects for The Desolation of Smaug

Last week, the Academy Award nominations have been revealed with three nominations for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug in the categories Visual Effects, Sound Mixing, and Sound Editing. With the ever increasing technological advances, […]