What do Paul Middleditch and Peter Jackson have in common?
What do Peter Jackson and Paul Middleditch have in common?
1. Both placed highly in the Spot-On video competition while at school.
2. Both come from the Wellington region.
3. Both are vertically challenged.
3. Both were inspired to make movies by seeing King Kong - Jackson as a 9 year old and Centretrench as a 10 year old.
4. Both own extremely rare Kong memorabilia - Pete has the original ape's steel skeleton from the 1933 movie, Paul has the only known copy of a King Kong lobby card signed by Fay Wray.
5. Both have made epic motion pictures which have earned them many glittering prizes and the respect of their peers - Pete with the Rings trilogy and Paul with Big Ad for Carlton.