Auckland: Wētā Unleashed Creative Workshop - Special Effects

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Experience what it’s like to be a practical effects artist working on the movies, creating ghastly prosthetic effects for a variety of scenes.

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  • Enjoy a guided behind the scenes experience to learn about movie special effects
  • Receive a certificate of completion at the end of your experience
  • Learn the techniques needed to bring a horror movie scene to life


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to design a gruesome wound, inflicted by a terrifying monster, and use prosthetic effects to apply it to your arm? At this ‘Intro into Special Effects‘ creative workshop, the Wētā Workshop Unleashed crew will teach the basic tricks of the trade to deliver realistic prosthetic effects that will make your friends and family cringe in terror and giggle with horrified delight. At the end of the experience you will receive a 'Certificate of Creativity' upon completion. You can book this as a standalone activity, or add it pre/post an Weta Unleashed Tour!


60 minute workshop All equipment for creating your prosthetic Experienced Tour Guide Certificate of completion

Important Information

  • Please notify the local operator if you have sensitive skin or known allergies.

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