In 1986, after meeting assistant director Costa Botes
, Peter Jackson did some freelance special effects for New Zealand TV series Worzel Gummidge
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Sir Peter Jackson
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When I drive to the studio, I usually feel nervous, and the day seems daunting. 100 people are about to look to me to find out what our first shot is, what lens I want to use, and how many set-ups it's going to take to get the scene finished. Some of the time I have a plan, and some of the time I wing it. It helps to rehearse with the actors, and the ideas, hopefully good ones, start flowing. ...
In his movies, there's frequently a fake documentary: the Christchurch footage in Heavenly Creatures
(1994), The Murders & Psychos documentary in The Frighteners
(1996), the Colin McKenzie
biopic in _Forgotten Silver (1995)_, and _Lord of The Piercing (2002)_ (on _The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001)_ Region 1 extended edition DVD).