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Kiwi special effects reputation draws Hollywood high fliers

December 6, 2007 at 11:01 pm by xoanon  - 

Wellington visual effects company Weta Digital continues to lure the big guns of Hollywood, with movie producer Jon Landau and Titanic director James Cameron singling out the capital as the place to film their latest project, Avatar. The big-budget sci-fi movie has been in production in Wellington since October, The Dominion Post reported today, with special effects work taking place alongside live-action filming featuring stars such as US screen veteran Sigourney Weaver. Landau, who oversaw films such as True Lies, Die Hard 2, Mrs Doubtfire, Aliens 3 and Last of the Mohicans, told the newspaper they chose Weta Digital and Wellington as they wanted the best visual effects crew they could get. Kiwi special effects reputation draws Hollywood high fliers

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