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‘Middle-earth from Script to Screen’ by Daniel Falconer to be Released in November

In his upcoming book Middle-earth from Script to Screen: Building the World of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Daniel Falconer tells how Middle-earth was turned into blockbuster film franchises, The Lord of the Rings trilogy and The Hobbit Trilogy.

While there have been books on how Middle-earth was adapted onto the silverscreen, Falconer’s 480 page long book promises to give comprehensive, never before seen insighs:

Middle-earth from script to screen by Daniel Falconer

The Making of Middle-Earth tells the complete story of how J. R. R. Tolkien’s magic world was brought to vivid life on the big screen in the record-breaking film trilogies The Lord of the Rings Motion Picture Trilogy and The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy. Drawing on resources, stories, and content from the archives of the companies and individuals behind the films, much of which have never appeared in print before, as well as interviews with director Peter Jackson and key members of the Art Department, Shooting Crews, Park Road Post, and Weta Digital teams who share their personal insights on the creative process, this astonishing resource reveals:

How the worlds were built, brick by brick and pixel by pixel;
How environments were extended digitally or imagined entirely as computer generated spaces;
How the multiple shooting units functioned;
How cast members and characters interacted with their environments. […]

You can read more about the book on The price for the book is currently listed as $75.00 and will be released on November 21st, 2017.

Will you get this book or do you think there are already too many ‘making of’ books? I, for one, can’t want to get it and explore the artistry and craftmanship behind the blockbuster trilogies!

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One Comment

  1. Catherine says:

    Right after my birthday! Perfect timing!