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 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (previsualization supervisor: WETA Digital)
 2010 The Warrior's Way (pre-visualization supervisor: Weta Digital)
 2009 The Lovely Bones (visual effects supervisor)
 2009 Diagnosis: Death (digital ghost effects)
 2007 The Water Horse (visual creative consultant: Weta Digital)
 2005 King Kong (animation director) / (previsual animation designer) / (previsual animation supervisor)
 2003 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (visual effects conceptual designer)
 2002 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (pre-visualization supervisor)
 2001 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (visual effects art director: Weta Digital)
 1997 Contact (digital artist: Weta Ltd.)
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Christan Rivers

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In addition to his visual effects work, Rivers made another indelible contribution to Peter Jackson's Middle-Earth films. His wedding ring was the model for the One Ring.

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