This documentary is about the dying art of model making. Focusing on the personal stories of the model makers whose work shaped and enhanced the impact of feature films and gave it a breathtaking scale. Their practical hands on art is now slowly dying out, giving way to computer generated imagery.
The model makers share their [...]
Coming to Theaters December 14
From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson comes “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” the first of two films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece “The Hobbit,” by J.R.R. Tolkien. The second film will be “The Hobbit: There and Back Again.”
Both films are set in Middle-earth 60 years before “The Lord of the Rings,” [...]
Photos obtained online from various sources that had taken photos of it during it’s tours…. the smaller filming miniature of this Lord of the Rings – Return of the King fortress is magnificent! Even in it’s 1:72 scale it is huge! Built by the hands of the very talented modelers at New Zealand’s outstanding WETA [...]
I have the great honor of introducing to this gallery a very talented artist…. Master Miniaturist Maddie Chambers!
I was notified that there was a fantastic miniature recreation of LOTR’s Bag End on the internet, and upon receiving a link, I went to the site straight away. Needless to say, as with everyone who has viewed [...]