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Weta Digital

Weta Digital
Company nameWeta Digital
Company typePrivate
IndustryVisual effects, CGI animation
HeadquartersWellington, New Zealand
Key peoplePeter Jackson, Richard Taylor, Joe Letteri, Eileen Moran

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Weta Digital is a digital visual effects company based in Wellington, New Zealand. It was founded by Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor, and Jamie Selkirk in 1993 to produce the digital special effects for Heavenly Creatures. In 2007 Weta Digital’s Senior Visual Effects Supervisor, Joe Letteri, was also appointed as a Director of the company. Weta Digital has won several Academy Awards and BAFTAs.

Weta Digital is part of a number of Peter Jackson co-owned companies in Wellington which includes Weta Workshop, Weta Productions, Weta Collectibles and Park Road Post Production.

Weta Digital is named after the weta. Weta are some of the largest insects in the world, prevalent in New Zealand.

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