Daniel Falconer has been a designer at Weta Workshop for more than fifteen years, producing conceptual art as part of the design team on many of the company's high profile projects including The Lord of The Rings, King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia, Avatar, and now The Hobbit. Daniel has written a number of books for Weta: The World of Kong, The Crafting of Narnia, Weta: The Collector's Guide and The Art of District 9, each showcasing the company's creative works. He lives and works in Wellington with his wife Catherine and two daughters. Weta Workshop is a multi-award winning conceptual design and physical manufacturing facility servicing the world's entertainment and creative industries. It houses a range of disciplines including conceptual design, weapons, armour & chainmaille, specialist props, vehicles, specialty costumes, models & miniatures, special make-up & prosthetics, public art & displays.