The definitive pocket-sized location guidebook for The Hobbit movies
Since the first screening of The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring in 2001, New Zealand has become the embodiment of 'Middle-earth' to millions of moviegoers and JRR tolkien fans the world over. Twelve years later the phenomenon continues and this new guidebook provides all the information needed for the traveller to Middle-earth Aotearoa. This edition showcases the principal movie-set locations around New Zealand as seen in The Hobbit movies. It also includes: maps and location directions; useful touring information including accommodation, food and entertainment suggestions; GPS references to location sites; contributions from cast and crew; movie images As the road goes ever on, join Ian Brodie on a fascinating tour of Middle-earth Aotearoa.
Ian Brodie is an award-winning photographer. His love of his native New Zealand, film, travel, photography and vintage combat aircraft have combined to produce some remarkable books and images including bestselling The Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook and The Hobbit Motion Picture Trilogy Location Guidebook. Ian was media and communications manager for Hobbiton Movie Set Tours, and was the founding director of the New Zealand Fighter Pilots Museum in Wanaka. He is currently director of Ian Brodie Consulting, which concentrates on film tourism work.