Richard Taylor Creative Director and Founder of Weta Workshop will be opening the AnimfxNZ 2009 Conference on Friday November 6 at Soundings Theatre, Te Papa.
Richard Taylor and his partner Tania Rodger began what would become Weta Workshop Ltd 20 years ago. Taylor and Rodger dreamed of creating a special effects facility to support the New Zealand film and television industry.
Over the past fifteen years the company has provided physical and digital effects for many films, advertisements and television shows including the popular Hercules and Xena series, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Van Helsing, The Last Samurai, Hellboy, Kingdom of Heavens, King Kong, Black Sheep, 30 Days of Night and many more.
Conference information is available at the Animfx website.