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weta

(ˈwɛtə)
n
(Animals) any of various wingless insects of the family Stenopelmatidae of New Zealand, with long spiny legs
[Māori]
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Our goal is to operate a ferry service that is sustainable, cost-efficient and eco-friendly, said Nina Rannells, WETA Executive Director.
For the Democratic convention, in addition to the same services for WETA studios, PSSI deployed a second KU-band truck to transmit two separate paths of audio and video via satellite from the Wells Fargo Center.
WETA Digital's photorealistic performance capture is complemented by the unique and extraordinary achievements of Andy Serkis, the world's foremost performance capture actor, who infuses Caesar with nuance, soul, wisdom and heart.
But WETA boss Kevin Harris has said the problem with the show is not the cost of buying it in from the BBC but the fact that under its contract the station can show each episode just once, and that only 8,000 households tune in every week.
Special thanks are due to series producers Jack DuVall and Peter Ackerman, Karen Zill, manager of educational services and outreach of WETA, and Sheilah Mann, APSA Director of Educational and Professional Affairs, as well as the authors of the symposium essays.
It's a way for WETA to expand its brand of public affairs franchise into cable and for the Freedom Forum to gain more visibility in the influential Washington area.
WETA TV is one of the four main program-generating stations in the PBS system.
The MacNeil/Lehrer Productions partners are planning to contribute their ownership of PBS NewsHour and other assets to NewsHour Productions LLC, a new wholly-owned non-profit subsidiary of WETA.
They were distraught when WETA, the local branch of the Public Broadcasting Service, announced the show was being ditched from schedules.
The reference from the studio was like a fighter jet flying around,'' says Guy Williams, co-visual effects supervisor for the New Zealand-based effects house, WETA Digital, that ``Lord of the Rings'' built.
Since few HDTV sets will be in consumers, homes until early in the next century, WETA initially will covert its all digital programming to analog signals to reach conventional TV receivers.
Route 200 bus service on the Vallejo San Francisco route will continue to be operated by the Solano Transportation Authority (SolTrans) under contract to WETA.