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Weta Digital gets $7m from government

December 10, 2010 at 4:21 pm by xoanon  - 

Wellingtons film industry is getting a further boost of government funding, with special effects workshop Weta Digital one of six fast-growing, high-tech companies awarded $7.2 million each under the new Technology Development Grant Programme.

The announcement by Research, Science and Technology Minister Wayne Mapp follows the government decision in October to add more than $30 million in subsidies to secure filming and production of The Hobbit movies in New Zealand. More..

Posted in New Zealand, Richard Taylor, WETA Digital on December 10, 2010 by