The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring saw many technological breakthroughs for Weta Digital and the VFX industry. It features monumental battles with digital characters, fantastical landscapes and CG creatures created with newly developed, cutting-edge software tools.

Our work on The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring won  the Academy® Award for Best Visual Effects, the BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects, and the AEAF Award for Feature Film VFX.
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers saw ongoing technological innovation and the full introduction of Gollum. We made significant advances in character animation and motion capture to create Gollum—one of cinema’s most infamous digital characters.

Our work on The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers won the Academy Award® for Best Visual Effects, and the BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects.
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is the epic conclusion to The Lord of Rings trilogy, and the result of almost a decade’s worth of creative and technological innovation. It encompasses ground-breaking technology and techniques. We used a multitude of sophisticated visual effects to create landscapes and creatures of unprecedented scale and complexity.

Our work on The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King won the Academy Award® for Best Visual Effects, and the BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects.