Favorite Shops

Although I love some (or all) of the work from each of the animation shops (and artists) listed on this site, the animation shops listed below (in alphabetical order with only their works that I really liked) have a particularly remarkable set of works.

icon Weta Digital icon

With Gollum from Lord of the Rings followed by King Kong, they have quickly reached the level of the masters at ILM with seamlessly integrating incredibly realistic animation and live-action.

image

1996details link ranking linkThe Frighteners (1996) | movie icon New Zealand reference link Amazon link
2001details link ranking linkThe Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) | movie icon New Zealand reference link
2002details link ranking linkThe Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) | movie icon New Zealand reference link image link
2003details link ranking linkThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003) | movie icon New Zealand reference link
2005details link ranking linkKing Kong (2005) | movie icon New Zealand reference link image link Amazon link
2007details link ranking linkBridge to Terabithia (2007) | movie reference link image link Amazon link
2007details link ranking linkFantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (2007) | movie reference link image link Amazon link
2007details link ranking linkThe Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (2007) | movie reference link image link Amazon link
2008details link ranking linkThe Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) | movie reference link Amazon link
2009details link ranking linkAvatar (2009) | movie reference link image link Amazon link
2010details link ranking linkThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) | movie reference link image link Amazon link
2011details link ranking linkRise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) | movie reference link image link Amazon link
2012details link ranking linkThe Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) | movie icon New Zealand reference link
2013details link ranking linkThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013) | movie reference link
2013details link ranking linkIron Man 3 (2013) | movie reference link Amazon link
2014details link ranking linkDawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) | movie reference link
icon

icon, icon = details, icon = video, etc.

icon Image wall  icon Comments