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Top 6: November 12th 2014

Air New Zealand: The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made

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Top 6: November 12th 2014
Dwarves, orcs and elves take flight once again as Air New Zealand unveils The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made via Weta Workshop, ahead of the December release of the final film in The Hobbit Trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM).

Starring in The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made are members of the cast from all three films in the Trilogy - Elijah Wood (Frodo Baggins), Dean O'Gorman (Fili the Dwarf) and Sylvester McCoy (Radagast).

The video, which is directed by Kiwi filmmaker Taika Waititi (Boy, What We Do in the Shadows) also features cameos from The Hobbit Trilogy director Sir Peter Jackson, Weta Workshop co-founder Sir Richard Taylor and Waititi himself, who appears as a Wizard.
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Production Designer - Neville Stephenson

Wardrobe - Amanda Neale

Shay Lawrence - Make-up

Make Up Megan Maxwell

Prosthetics / costume - Weta Work Shop

Post Production Visual FX - Weta Digital / Curious Post

Jamie Wilson - 3 Foot 7, Armour & Weapons Production Manager

Art Director - Josh Barraud

Weta VFX Supervisor - Matt Mueller

Pete Ritchie - Blockhead Colourist

Nigel Mortimer - VFX Artist

Weta Digital - VFX team

Dave Whitehead - Composer/Sound Designer

Clive Broughton/Adam Isles - Factory studios

Behind The Scenes 'Commotion'

Mikee Carpinter - Director

Warren Green - DOP

Matiu Sadd - Producer

Stills Photographer

Fraser Clements - Match Pho


Matt Dickinson - Managing Director

Joerg Fuchs - Head of Motion Graphics

Air New Air New Zealand

Jodi Williams - Head of Global Brand Engagement

Susan Davidson - Global Brand Engagement Manager

Anne-Maree O'Leary - Air New Zealand Safety Specialist

Faatipa Misiluki - Air New Zealand Safety Specialist

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