Park Road is a member of a broad creative neighbourhood in Wellington that includes some of the finest filmmaking technology and talent on the planet. Each of these facilities is within easy walking distance of the others.
Catering to international film and television commercial productions, the crew of Weta Digital raised the bar in visual effects with Academy Award®-winning work on The Lord of the Rings trilogy and King Kong. Weta Digital services include animation, creatures, motion capture, crowd generation, film scanning and recording, modelling, lighting, environments, compositing and 3D particle effects.
Phone: +64 4 909 6000
Another home of multiple Academy Award® recipients, Weta Workshop is responsible for the beautifully realised physical environments of both King Kong and The Lord of the Rings trilogy. The Workshop itself offers services in design, special make-up effects and prosthetics, creatures, museum display models, armour and chainmaille, weapons and large-scale sculpture.
Weta Workshop Miniatures can create remarkably complete worlds to any scale on its 30,000 square foot shooting and construction stage. The facility includes a large-scale urethane spray plant, a 3D rapid prototyper, three computer-controlled routing tables, digital scanning equipment and a laser cutter and plasma cutter on site. With highly skilled crew, any challenge is achievable.
Phone: +64 4 909 4000
For complete capacity and flexibility, Stone Street Studios has four purpose-built sound stages, including the massive 24,500 square foot ‘Kong’ stage and four adapted warehouse stages. Supporting these are a cluster of offices for production, construction, wardrobe, makeup and art department as well as a large back lot with the ability to house a wet stage.
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Phone: +64 4 388 9813
Portsmouth is the complete film equipment rental company with a vast range of dry-hire lighting, lighting trucks, grip, unit, location and special effects equipment for hire. The consumables outlet sells products ranging from gaffer tape to technician accessories.
Phone: +64 4 909 3090