Wellington is a city where the magic of movie-making comes to life. Some of the world's most spectacular moviesare made right here in the coolest little capital. Think The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies, Avatar, King Kong, The Adventures of Tin Tin.
We've also hosted to two world premieres - The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - and as Sir Peter Jackson put it: “nowhere else in the world does a premiere quite like Wellington."
While much of Wellington’s role lies in production studios and digital effects, there are a number of ways visitors can experience the city’s world class film industry. Here's how to get the best out of your visit to Wellington, the Middle of Middle-earth: