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An unexpected journey into the making of a major feature film

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Caves

I know a lot goes into the making of a major film; and even more goes into a film with state-of-the-art effects; and yet more into a film shot in 3D; and still more when it’s not one but three films being shot simultaneously.

But not until I watched the behind-the-scenes filming and production video diaries for The Hobbit did I start to have a sense of the enormity of this production, the unrelenting attention to detail, and the amazing number of people, hours, and money that are going into it.

You can find all 9 (so far) of the Hobbit production video diaries on Peter Jackson’s YouTube Channel.  Continue reading An unexpected journey into the making of a major feature film