News for Feb. 07, 2005

Weta Workshop's Dragon Fantasy

2/07/05, 5:12 pm EST - Tehanu

Richard Taylor has been far from idle since LOTR and even Kong isn't keeping him busy enough. Richard has just announced that Weta Workshops are making a children's animated TV series called "Jane and the Dragon," based on a storybook and characters by NZ author Martin Baynton. [More] The characters will be animated in the same way as was Gollum, using live actors to model the movements. Weta Workshops needs about 30 more animators and technicians - if you're interested in a job, go here.