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Thunderbirds Are Go at Armageddon Wellington

Pukeko Pictures, Wellington, 14 July 2015: Local fans of ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ will get the opportunity to meet David Scott, Series Director at Armageddon Wellington.  David is looking forward to meeting fans at toy and DVD retailer Mighty Ape’s stand and signing items for them from 2pm on Saturday, 18th July.
 
Immediately following the signing at 3pm, he will join a Thunderbirds Are Go panel with additional members of the production team including David Scott, Theo Baynton – Episodic Director and Andrew Smith – Executive Producer and CEO of Pukeko Pictures who will answer audience questions and share exclusive series footage.
 
Thunderbirds Are Go is a co-production between Wellington’s own Pukeko Pictures and UK’s ITV Studios. Weta Workshop, through its association with Pukeko Pictures has designed the series and produced the miniatures.
 
Thunderbirds Are Go is airing on TV2, Saturdays at 7.25am and the recently launched toy and DVD line will be available at the Mighty Ape stand at the event.
 
When disaster strikes and there’s no one else to help, International Rescue answers the call! From their secret island base, this family of highly trained responders can reach every corner of the globe – and beyond – in minutes.  With their remarkable cutting edge Thunderbird Vehicles, brothers Scott, Virgil, John, Gordon and Alan Tracy along with head of security Kayo and lead engineer Brains pull off amazing feats of heroism.  No rescue is too big and no journey too far to save a life.  When duty calls, Thunderbirds Are Go.
 
The official Thunderbirds Are Go trailer can be viewed here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=6y2hFqgtjLk and the official website is www.thunderbirds.com  
 
Date: Saturday July 18 2015
Time:
2.00pm -David Scott Meet and Greet
3.00pm – Thunderbirds Are Go panel
Location: Westpac Stadium, 105 Waterloo Quay, Wellington
Tickets: http://premier.ticketek.co.nz/shows/show.aspx?sh=ARMAGEDD15
No ticket sales on day
 
About ITV Studios Global Entertainment
ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVS GE) is one of the world’s leading international TV distribution and consumer products businesses. The consumer products division brings together home entertainment, promotions, licensing and publishing under one umbrella, with the merchandise and publishing operation bringing brands to life off screen, working with licensed partners and retailers to bring quality products to consumers. ITVS GE’s successful and diverse portfolio includes ITV Studios brands like the new, groundbreaking reimagining of Thunderbirds, Thunderbirds Are Go, Classic Thunderbirds, Hell’s Kitchen USA and Come Dine With Me and properties such as Super 4, Playmobil®, Cut The Rope, Matt Hatter Chronicles, Digimon Fusion and Village People for which ITVS GE acts as agent.
 
Part of ITV PLC, which includes the UK’s largest commercial broadcaster, ITV Studios Global Entertainment has offices in London, Hong Kong, Los Angeles and Sydney.
 
About Pukeko Pictures
Pukeko Pictures is an independent entertainment production company focused on the development and production of excellent quality multi-platform entertainment for a global audience.  Pukeko Pictures was formed in 2008 by Sir Richard Taylor, Tania Rodger and Martin Baynton, and is located in Wellington, New Zealand. With a connection to the world famous Weta Workshop (Avatar, King Kong, Lord of the Rings), Pukeko Pictures is uniquely positioned in the creation of world-leading entertainment, harnessing the best in global talent and world-class production processes.

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