Entries have closed for the Rookie Awards 2018.

Win 2 x Fully Paid Weta Digital Internships

Opportunities don’t get any bigger than this! Weta Digital are back for 2017 and offering 2 x fully paid studio internships at their amazing facilities in Wellington, New Zealand.

You will spend time working alongside some of the world’s most talented artists and be exposed to tools and techniques that are used to create Oscar winning films. As an intern, you will receive first hand experience on the production floor and assist the teams with completing tasks.

Weta Digital are offering the following internships:

  • 1 x Layout Department: Fully paid. 4 week internship program.
  • 1 x Creature Department: Fully paid. 4 week internship program.

How do I enter?

To go in the running for this amazing opportunity simply:

  1.  Create an entry right here at The Rookies
    As part of your entry form, make sure to answer YES to the question “Would you like to apply for one of the Internships on offer? “
  2. Upload projects that best showcase your skills
  3. Start dreaming about all the insane films you could be working on!

Our judging panel, and representatives from Weta Digital will review all entries and select 2 lucky winners that will launch their career like they never thought possible.

Think this opportunity is too good to be true? Don’t think you have any chance of winning? Watch this video from three entrants who thought the exact same thing.

If you need any help creating an entry, please just head over to our support desk.

Entries close: May 29th 2017.

About Weta Digital

Weta Digital is one of the world’s premier visual effects companies. Led by Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri (one of our judges here at The Rookies), Weta Digital is known for uncompromising creativity and a commitment to developing innovative technology. Groundbreaking performance-driven digital characters like Smaug, Gollum, Kong, Neytiri, and Caesar (from Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) are widely acknowledged as some of the best digital characters ever put on screen. Weta’s development of revolutionary virtual production workflows for Avatar, The Adventures of Tintin, and the Hobbit trilogy has firmly integrated digital production techniques into the film production paradigm.

Co-founder Peter Jackson established Weta Digital in 1993 to create the visual effects for his film Heavenly Creatures. The company went on to cement its reputation for cutting edge visual effects with work on blockbusters like the Lord of the Rings trilogy and King Kong.

Weta Digital has five visual effects Oscars® and five visual effects BAFTAs to its credit, and has recently completed the visual effects for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

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