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Weta FX

Digital Modeler for Films & Collectibles

Wellington, New Zealand

About WetaFX

WetaFX, based in New Zealand, is a renowned and highly esteemed visual effects studio specializing in the creation of extraordinary CGI characters and creatures for films. Boasting a team of exceptionally talented modelers, sculptors, and artists, WetaFX has made significant contributions to numerous blockbuster movies and has gained a reputation for delivering awe-inspiring visual effects.

With a rich history spanning over a decade, WetaFX has been involved in the production of notable franchises such as Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Marvel, and DC, among others. Alongside these acclaimed brands, they have also worked on projects like Transformers, Disney productions, and James Cameron's Avatar.

The studio's commitment to artistic excellence and technical innovation has made them a sought-after destination for filmmakers, propelling them to the forefront of the industry. Their dedication to their craft and their ability to bring imagination to life through CGI characters and creatures have firmly established them as one of the most respected and influential visual effects studios in New Zealand and beyond.

About Ryan Serrano

Ryan Serrano, a talented digital modeler from the Philippines, takes pride in his exceptional skills in creating digital models for films and collectibles. Currently based in New Zealand, he holds the position of modeler/sculptor at WetaFX, where he contributes to the production of CGI characters and creatures for movies. With over a decade of experience in the industry, Ryan has worked in various fields including visual effects, special effects, toy production, and collectibles.

Ryan's journey began after completing his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Advertising Arts at the University of Santo Tomas. He initially worked as a digital artist for local studios involved in film and game development, while simultaneously pursuing freelance projects in the creation of collectible statues. In 2015, he made the decision to venture to New Zealand and further his education. Following his studies, Ryan joined Weta Workshop, where he spent more than five years honing his craft before transitioning to WetaFX.

Throughout his impressive 12-year career in the arts, Ryan has had the privilege of working on renowned brands such as Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Marvel, DC, Transformers, Disney, James Cameron's Avatar, and many more, whether in the form of films or toy productions.

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