We love Hobbit fan film – Hunt for Gollum – 12 million viewers and critics choice world-wideby Asha
Future Artists love it when fans of movies just get up off their sofa’s and decide to go make a story set in the universe of their favorite film, and so when we stumbled across this new LORD OF THE RINGS inspired film, around the same time as Peter Jackson’s HOBBIT hit the IMAX we knew we had to share this with you!
From what we have heard, the film was given the greenlight by Jackson himself, as long as the film-makers did not profit from it, guess NEW LINE ENTERTAINMENT don’t understand what pre-roll ads are for (you can’t say that ED) –
So here for your viewing pleasure is 2009 film ‘Hunt for Gollum’ the production values are awsome for a ‘no budget fan flick’ and the CGI is very very good! – and the sound design really takes you into the shire! enjoy! – let us know what you think on twitter @futureartists
The script is adapted from elements of the appendices of The Lord of the Rings. The story follows the Heir of Isildur; the “greatest huntsman and traveller in Middle Earth” as he sets out to find the creature Gollum. The creature must be found to discover the truth about the Ring, and to protect the future Ringbearer.
The Hunt for Gollum is a 2009 British fantasy fan film directed by Chris Bouchard and based on the appendices of J. R. R. Tolkien‘s The Lord of the Rings. The plot of the film is set in Middle-earth, when the wizard Gandalf the Grey fears that Gollummay reveal information about the One Ring to necromancer Sauron. Gandalf sends ranger Aragorn on a quest to find Gollum.
Filming took place in North Wales, Epping Forest, and Hampstead Heath. The film was shot in high definition video, with a budget ofGBP£3,000 (USD$5,000). The production is completely unofficial and unauthorized, though Bouchard said he had “reached an understanding” with Tolkien Enterprises in 2009.
The Hunt for Gollum debuted at the Sci-Fi-London film festival and on the Internet, free to view, on 3 May 2009. By October 20, it had been viewed by 5 million people, and has since been viewed over 10 million times.
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