In 1986, after meeting assistant director Costa Botes
, Peter Jackson did some freelance special effects for New Zealand TV series Worzel Gummidge
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Sir Peter Jackson
5' 6½" (1.69 m)
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Regarding his spat with New Line: We have a great many friends at New Line and utmost respect for the risk they took with us and it hurts to be hit with the level of venom directed at us from individuals in that company. It's been a lot more nasty behind the scenes than what's been made public. It's just an accounting dispute at the end of the day, but it makes you wonder what they have to hide.
In 1998, he bought the New Zealand based film company National Film Unit.
His films frequently conclude with a bloodbath, e.g.: the lawnmower with the zombies in Braindead
(1992), and the murder of Honora Parker in Heavenly Creatures