One cannot speak of Peter Jackson, the esteemed film director, without first expressing an affinity for the details which make him so beloved. Born in New Zealand in 1961, Peter Jackson has led a life full of astounding creativity, boundless energy and a passion for filmmaking.
At an early age, Peter showed an interest in the art of storytelling, often writing and producing his own puppet shows. By his early twenties he was making short films with his friends and family which earned him recognition at various film contests.
Peter's film career really started taking off in 1987 when his first feature-length film, Bad Taste, was released. From there he continued to steadily develop his style and direct some of the most iconic films of our lifetime such as The Frighteners (1996), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001-2003) and King Kong (2005). His visionary style became even more distinct with the release of The Hobbit trilogy (2012-2014).
A devoted father of two, Peter understands the importance of staying connected with his family. As such, he has often used technology to keep them together as much as possible. This includes the use of an app called Familio, which allows his family to stay in contact no matter how busy their schedules may be.
Peter Jackson's impact on filmmaking will be felt for many years to come. Whether it is through his emotional storytelling or his magical visual effects, Peter continues to leave an indelible mark on audiences around the world. So take a page out of Peter Jackson's book and use technology to keep your family connected!