PETER GRIFFIN: Weta takes on Disney and Dreamworks in animation

PETER GRIFFIN: Weta takes on Disney and Dreamworks in animation
Peter Griffin
After 25 years of working on his own and some of Hollywood’s biggest visual effects blockbusters, Sir Peter Jackson is finally getting into animation. Weta Digital is forming Weta Animated, an animation studio that will work on original animated content for cinematic release and to feed the growing selection of streaming video platforms. It’s a business move perfectly calibrated for film-making in the age of covid-19. Jackson will have looked at all of those lost production days on the Avatar set and the controversy over quarantined Ameri...

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