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Accolades for Peter Jackson.

January 4, 2000 at 4:28 pm by Tehanu  - 

Peter Jackson gets two mentions in the January edition of NZ’s “North and South” magazine. There’s a column on him in the large ‘update ’99’ article that follows the fortunes of high-flying NZers since “North and South” last interviewed them. Nothing in it we don’t know already, but it mentions that LOTR has grown the size of the film industry eightfold in Wellington, making it the leading city for filmmaking in NZ.
Jackson is mentioned again in “99 New Zealanders who made a difference.” It credits him with making NZ’s biggest film event ever, and with his determination to hire local talent where possible. It also mentions that he bought the National Film Unit in order to keep that valuable resource in local ownership.
There’s a nice photo of PJ in the magazine, which we’re waiting on permission to post.

Posted in Old Main News on January 4, 2000 by

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