Facebook co-founder Sean Parker has invested in Weta Digital and has taken a minority stake in the New Zealand company co-founded by Peter Jackson.
The parties did not reveal financial terms of the transaction. Parker founded Napster when he was 19 and Plaxo at 21. He was a founding president of Facebook and in 2007 co-founded Causes on Facebook, which registered 180million people to donate money and take action around social issues.
Parker was also behind the controversial Screening Room on-demand venture that made waves in Hollywood several years ago before never took off.
Weta Digital is based in Wellington,