Weta Workshop Winners Return from a Creative Week in Korea

Weta Workshop Winners Return from a Creative Week in Korea

October 5, 2017

  Accompanied by two talented students, the Weta Workshop crew are back from a week of fantastical creativity: the Gwangmyeong Concept Design Symposium in South Korea! This trip is the culmination of the annual Gwangmyeong Concept Design Competition (GCDC). Now in its fourth year, the GCDC asks the best emerging design talent in New Zealand … Read More

Entries Now Open for 2017

Entries Now Open for 2017

May 15, 2017

It gets bigger and better every year. Weta Workshop has opened the 2017 call for entries for the annual Gwangmyeong Concept Design Competition. Up for grabs? An incredible trip to South Korea with Weta Workshop CEO and Co-founder, Richard Taylor. Now in its fourth year, the competition is a rare opportunity for New Zealand’s next … Read More

Architecture Student Wins GCDC 2016

Architecture Student Wins GCDC 2016

October 2, 2016

  The verdict is in. Weta Workshop has named Chow Qin Yi the New Zealand winner of the 2016 Gwangmyeong Concept Design Competition, an international art contest seeking the next generation of conceptual design stars from New Zealand and Korea. Chosen by a panel consisting of Weta Workshop Creative Director Richard Taylor and senior artists … Read More

Wacom offers additional GCDC prizes

Wacom offers additional GCDC prizes

August 23, 2016

The 2016 Gwangmyeong Concept Design Competition, and the hunt for New Zealand and Korea’s next star of conceptual design, is in full swing. Weta Workshop, the Wellington design studio and practical effects facility heading the Kiwi limb of the competition, is pleased to announce that tablet company Wacom has generously come on board with incredible … Read More

2016 call for entries now open

2016 call for entries now open

August 11, 2016

Calling creative Kiwis: Entries are now open for the 2016 Gwangmyeong Concept Design Competition. Now in its third year, Weta Workshop fronts the local division of this international competition that fosters creativity and collaboration between New Zealand and Korea. At the same time as budding Kiwi artists spin their imagination into illustration, their Korean counterparts … Read More

Interview with Tahiwi Hunt

Interview with Tahiwi Hunt

August 9, 2016

Tahiwi was one of our Kiwi entrants of last year’s Gwangmyeong Concept Design Competition. Although he didn’t win (he was awarded a very respectable runner-up), his work caught Richard’s eye and he was invited into Weta Workshop for an interview. One thing led to another, and Tahiwi can now be found deep in the Workshop … Read More