How Weta Digital Studios Delivers Middle Earth to Your Multiplex

We've come a long way since the days of Cool World and Who Framed Roger Rabbit? I mean, just look at last December's blockbuster, The Hobbit. Peter Jackson's Weta Studios (the same group that created Looper's skylines and District 9's extra terrestrial tech) leverages cutting-edge CGI techniques to meld live action… » 2/16/13 1:00pm 2/16/13 1:00pm

The Hobbit Will Play in High Frame Rate at 450 Theaters Across North…

Peter Jackson's version of The Hobbit has been causing a stir, because people expect its high frame rate—48 frames per second, no less—will make it look a bit like a 70s soap opera. At least you'll be able to tell for yourself, because 450 theaters across North America are equipped to show the film at its high frame… » 11/08/12 4:28am 11/08/12 4:28am

Full-Size Working Halo Warthog Ready to Annihilate Adoring Fans

Thanks to Peter Jackson, New Zealanders have all the fun. Not only do they get to experience epic Lord of the Rings sites as they are recreated in the countryside, but now they get to do donuts around their flocks of sheep with Halo Warthogs. Jackson's WETA workshop recently finished building an accurate, working… » 7/23/07 7:50pm 7/23/07 7:50pm