Culture

On Location

Adam Visits Wētā Workshop's Dragon Fire Forge!

Wētā Workshop's Richard Taylor tours Adam through their fantasy weapons forge stage, complete with massive brick furnace and an ornate dragon motif.

Inside Wētā Workshop's Animatronics Lab!

Adam Savage visits Wētā Workshop's electronics lab where Richard Taylor walks him through the design and prototyping of the larger-than-life animatronic character visitors meet in the Wētā Workshop Unleashed experience.

How Wētā Workshop Creates "Bigature" Landscapes Out of Foam!

Wētā Workshop's Richard Taylor demonstrates techniques that his team of artists use to create the rocky landscapes of scale model bigatures like the one on display at Wētā Workshop Unleashed.

Adam Behind the Scenes at Wētā Workshop Unleashed!

Back in 2020, Adam visited Wētā Workshop as they embarked on their most ambitious project yet: a sprawling exhibition showcasing the special effects artistry that Richard Taylor and his team are known for–an immersive imagining of Wētā Workshop itself.

Silicone Creature Masks at Monsterpalooza 2022!

We're reunited with our friends at Immortal Masks to see how they've been doing in the three years since we last saw them at Monsterpalooza!