Workshops

PACKAGE: BLOOD & CHAINMAILLE PLUS SCARS & SCRAPES

Combine our creative workshops to make the most of movie magic with Weta Workshop crew! Step into our Kitchen of Horror and learn to mix buckets of fake movie blood. Prepare for war by crafting a small piece of chainmaille armour. Bring home battle scars, which you’ll learn to sculpt with silicone gels. Spots are strictly limited.

Take your Weta Studio Tours experience to the next level with three interactive workshops led by Weta Workshop crew! Gain exclusive access to our off-premises group experience space and learn in an inspiring setting.

MIXING MOVIE BLOOD

Our crew have been slipping and sliding on faux blood and loose limbs since the days of Peter Jackson’s Braindead (1992). Learn how we make the consistency of blood oh-so-oozy for film and TV, while you whip up a batch to bring home.

CRAFTING CHAINMAILLE

Traditional chainmaille armour, made from thousands of rings of steel linked together, makes for a hard and HEAVY day’s work on a film set. Luckily, during The Lord of the Rings, we developed a light-weight alternative to adorn the armies of Middle-earth! Witness the evolution and create your own custom piece of Weta Workshop chainmaille to take away.

SCULPTING SCARS & SCRAPES

It takes a small amount of silicone gel, some creative flair and plenty of sticky silliness to recreate a convincing wound! Join our crew to learn how it's done. You’ll be covered in special effects make-up, staging a werewolf attack and scaring your friends in no time.

PRICE

Adults: $90
Children 6 – 12 Years: $40 (must be accompanied by an adult)

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TIME

Offered daily at 3PM (subject to availability)

TOTAL DURATION

2 hours

WHERE TO GO

Our creative workshops take place at our off-site group experience space located on Park Road – just a five-minute walk from the Weta Cave. Please arrive 15 minutes before your experience starts.

PLEASE NOTE
• This experience is strictly an interactive workshop and does not include a tour. For a full glimpse behind-the-scenes of filmmaking, we recommend booking one of our incredible tours.
• Photography is strictly prohibited in our tour spaces.
• On-street parking is free but can get busy. Please allow ample time to find a park.
• There is no luggage storage in the Weta Cave or at our tour spaces.

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