Worked on the Super8 short "The Curse of the Gravewalker (1981). The work team left the production after a year of shooting.
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Sir Peter Jackson
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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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. ...
Three of his collaborators have had connections to the material being filmed, outside the context of the film being made. Ian Holm
, whom he cast as Bilbo in "The Lord of the Rings", was cast because he had played Frodo in the BBC radio adaptation. That adaptation was written by Brian Sibley
, who is a cousin of his wife, Fran Walsh
. In Heavenly Creatures
(1994), Kate Winslet
plays Juliet Hulme, ...