Pukeko Pictures

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Pukeko Pictures
Industry Animation
Founded 2008 (2008)
Founder Richard Taylor
Tania Rodger
Martin Baynton[1]
Headquarters Wellington, New Zealand
Key people
Clive Spink (CEO)
Andrew Smith
Martin Baynton
Richard Taylor
Tania Rodger
Owner Richard Taylor
Martin Baynton

Pukeko Pictures is a New Zealand animation studio created as a partnership between Richard Taylor and Tania Rodger, the co-founders and creative leads of Weta Workshop, and author, illustrator and children’s television producer Martin Baynton.

The three first worked together on the TV series Jane and the Dragon, a CGI animated series about a medieval girl and her pet dragon. Their subsequent television series The WotWots was nominated in 2012 for "Best Animated Television Production – Preschool" in the 2012 Annie Awards.

On 2015-07-30, Pukeko Pictures announced the appointment of Clive Spink as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Andrew Smith who will be leaving in August to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of Touchtech, effective on 2015-08-01.[2]

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  1. ^ Thunderbirds TV show launches Wellington business Pukeko Pictures to the world
  2. ^ Pukeko Pictures Announces Appointment of Clive Spink as Chief Executive Officer
  3. ^ a b Graser, Marc (13 June 2014). "Heavy Metal, Weta Workshop's Pukeko Pictures to Adapt 'Rat Queens'". Variety. Retrieved 14 June 2014.
  4. ^ FremantleMedia joins forces with Pukeko Pictures and award-winning feature writer Craig Pearce to develop Joan of Arc bestseller ‘The Maid’ into TV drama series
  5. ^ Pukeko Pictures Signs Deal with Guangdong Huawen Century Animation Company to Produce ‘Kiddets’
  6. ^ TIMOTHY SPALL, MELANIE LYNSKEY & LUCY LAWLESS ANNOUNCED TO STAR IN ‘THE CHANGEOVER’

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