Acclaimed Kiwi film director is this year's recipient of the International Honor for Excellence, which he will receive during the celebration of the 2013 International Broadcasting Convention.
The filmmaker, who has made some stunning and clever displays of visual effects mastery in his movies (The Lord of the Rings trilogy and the cult classic Braindead jump to mind), is bestowed this award because of his work
[...] fostering the relationship between technology and creativity in the film industry.
Previous illustrious recipients include Avatar director , producer and English nature filmmaker Sir .
The annual convention will take place in September in Amsterdam, Holland.
Source: 3News (New Zealand).