Weta Workshop Artist Speaker Series
Bewitched by the artistry of special effects? Love to meet costume designers, concept artists, props-makers and painters? Want to know what it’s really like behind-the-scenes of an Academy Award-winning company? Immerse yourself in the Weta Workshop Artist Speaker Series!
Each month, enjoy an exclusive presentation from the artists and technicians of Weta Workshop’s many creative divisions.
From swordsmiths to costume creators, concept designers to master make-up technicians and many more, gain never-before-seen insight into their unique artistry and creative process!
- Meet Weta Workshop artists and technicians: Learn about their challenges and triumphs and hear their first-hand behind-the-scenes stories
- Exclusive presentation includes behind-the-scenes photos, displays, personal work, and more
- Q&A session with the artist
- Artist signings
Seats for the Artist Series are strictly limited. Book now!
THURSDAY 29TH MARCH:
Daniel Falconer, Senior Concept Designer & Author
One of Weta Workshop’s most well-known faces, Daniel Falconer has been a member of the Weta Workshop crew since the days of Hercules and Xena – giving him a unique perspective of life at the Workshop!
Daniel was an integral part of the design team who helped create The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit motion picture trilogies. He’s also an accomplished author, having written numerous Weta publications including The Hobbit: Chronicles series and the new tome, Middle Earth: From Script to Screen.
Daniel is known for his engaging talks, his Middle-earth expertise, and his incredible knowledge of the inner workings of Weta Workshop, spanning 20 years!
DURATION: 1.5 hours
THURSDAY 26th APRIL: Peter Lyon, Master Swordsmith
THURSDAY 31st MAY: Jason & Kim Docherty, Senior Prosthetics Artists
THURSDAY 28th JUNE: David Tremont, Senior Model Maker
THURSDAY 26th JULY: Flo Foxworthy, Costume Technician
Interested in purchasing a series pass? Contact us for more details
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