The Hobbit Trilogy Location Guidebook


The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy Location Guide

Hobbiton, the Lonely Mountain and Beyond

by: Ian Brodie
Foreword by: Sir Peter Jackson
Harper Collins Publishers
Paperback; 176 pages
Publication Date: 11/11/2014
Illustrations: Over 150 color photographs
ISBN978-0-06-220091-4



The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy Location Guide showcases the principal filming locations around New Zealand that are captured in Academy Award-winning filmmaker Peter Jackson’s trilogy based on J. R. R. Tolkien’s popular classic The Hobbit. Filled with stunning color photos, this handy reference includes exclusive background information and anecdotes about the filming from the cast and crew.
Produced with the full cooperation of New Line Productions and Warner Bros., this beautiful guidebook also features exclusive movie images and location photographs, specialty maps and directions, GPS references, touring information—including accommodation food and entertainment suggestions—and helpful Internet addresses.



Table of Contents

018 - Finding Middle-earth - Jared Connon
021 - Filming Middle-earth - Andy Serkis, as told to Ian Brodie
025 - Production designer - Dan Hennah
031 - Where in the world is Middle-earth? - John Howe
036 - Set design

North Island

042 - Introducing Matamata
044 - Building of Hobbiton - Brian Massey
049 - Hobbiton
054 - Te Waihou Walkway
056 - Aratiatia Rapids
058 - Taupo
060 - Tongariro National Park
063 - Ohakune
066 - Introducing the King Country
068 - Waitomo Caves
071 - Piopio
072 - Denize Bluffs
076 - Introducing Wellington
077 - Weta Cave
078 - Dale

South Island

082 - Introducing Havelock
085 - Pelorus Bridge
088 - Introducing Nelson
089 - Nelson City
090 - Mt Owen
092 - The Resurgence
094 - Canaan Downs
098 - Introducing Collingwood
100 - Kaihoka Lakes
103 - Aorere River and Salisbury Falls
104 - Punakaiki
109 - Introducing Wanaka
110 - The Matukituki Valley
113 - Treble Cone
114 - Introducing Queenstown
118 - Glenorchy
121 - Paradise
122 - Helicopter locations
125 - Organ Pipes
126 - Earnslaw Burn
128 - Passburn
132 - Mararoa Saddle
135 - Nokomai String Bog
136 - Introducing Te Anau
139 - Te Anau Down Station
140 - Snowdon Forest
142 - Milford Sound
146 - The Lower Hollyford Valley
149 - Sutherland Falls
150 - Takaro Lodge
152 - Takaro Lodge
154 - Glenaray Station
159 - Introducing Dunedin
160 - Hartfield
162 - St Bathans
165 - Introducing Aoraki/Mt Cook
166 - Braemar Station
169 - Lake Pukaki

170 - Suggested itinerary
174 - Index



REVIEWS - RETAIL LINKS - MISC

Customer Reviews at Amazon

Mike Gencarelli Review at Media Mikes

Reviews and ratings at Goodreads.com

Ian Brodie Official Website

MightyApe.co.nz

Where to buy it in North America - price comparison chart

Link to details concerning the film, "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"

Link to details concerning the film, "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug"

Link to details concerning the film, "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies"





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