grammaboodawg writes: There’s a HUGE ad in Variety magazine (Nov. 4-10, 2002 issue) highlighting New Zealand. The caption reads: “New Zealand: In our December 16 issue, Variety spotlights New Zealand, with the latest trends impacting the showbiz industry. From film production to television and more, we’ll profile the movers and shakers driving entertainment in this South Pacific production community.
We’ll also spotlight the 10th anniversary of WETA Digital, one of the leading digital effects studios in the world. With extensive expertise in 3D animation, WETA and its sister company, WETA Workshop, have raised the bar in the industry, beginning with ‘Heavenly Creatures,’ and most recently the entire ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy. Join us in congratulating WETA Digital on this milestone.”