Brigitte Wuest is a well-known sculptor who has worked with Weta Workshop for The Lord of the Rings, King Kong (2005), and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
From 1998 to 2000, Wuest was a head sculptor for Peter Jackson's films The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. The statues in the set of the ruins of Weathertop were sculpted by her. In 2011, she was a workshop technician in the production of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
She has crafted three official Weta Workshop collectibles, of Bilbo Baggins, of Gimli sitting on a dead Uruk-hai, and of Faramir, as well as many Sideshow Collectibles of Lord of the Rings characters prior to 2006.
- ↑ (The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Special Extended Edition appendices) Part One: From Book to Vision, "Designing and Building Middle-earth", Designing Middle-earth, 19:36
- ↑ http://www.goliath.li/wuest/wuest.htm (date)
- Wuest's sculpture merchandise at Weta Workshop's site