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WETA Article Plus Visual FX Highlight Reel

The Shire

Feb 13 2013, 11:32pm

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Great interview and highlight reel:


If this has been posted. Please delete.

Tol Eressea

Feb 14 2013, 12:21am

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That reel is awesome! [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks for posting Smile

The Grey Wanderer

Feb 14 2013, 1:37am

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I hope it ends up on the DVD! // [In reply to] Can't Post



Feb 14 2013, 3:40am

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Now that was cool! [In reply to] Can't Post



Feb 14 2013, 3:41am

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Really enjoyed it! // [In reply to] Can't Post


" He has just as much reason to go to war as you do. Why can he not fight for those he loves?"


Feb 14 2013, 9:02am

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That's excellent - thanks for posting [In reply to] Can't Post

The close up of Gollum's face is breathtaking - the skin texture and the eyes. So much fine detail. If that had been a character people hadn't seen before if would surely have won every award going as a piece of technical wizardry (and it's well worth the technical Oscar the team did win)


Feb 14 2013, 1:08pm

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The close-ups of Gollum really were brilliant. I thought the tiger in LoP looked better but now i am not sure - i think they both basically look real going of this! Amazing, well deserved Oscar to Weta seeing as they basically made an animated film!

Tol Eressea

Feb 14 2013, 3:40pm

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Thanks! Here's a clickable link... [In reply to] Can't Post


Middle Earth is New Zealand!

"Question everything, embrace the bad, and hold on to the good."


Feb 14 2013, 8:09pm

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Stunning visuals! [In reply to] Can't Post

Thanks for posting. And thanks also to Owain for the clickable link.

...one morning long ago in the quiet of the world, when there was less noise and more green... The Hobbit


Feb 14 2013, 10:58pm

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Currently studying 3D animation so this was great to see! The amount of work that goes into bringing Middle Earth to life is fantastic! I'm looking forward to seeing Smaug in all his glory and the showreel really makes me want to see the film again (only seen it once).

Never noticed that so many of the orcs at Azanulbizarr were white like Azog.

Yes, my username is terrible.

Tol Eressea

Feb 16 2013, 3:14am

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Here's a YouTube video link for NZ viewers. [In reply to] Can't Post

A little glass of red wine, as requested.



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