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HobbitCon: How to get a job at Weta Workshop, as told by Sir Richard Taylor

Jay Johnstone, Legendarium’s Director of European Media Operations, continues his coverage of HobbitCon 2014 in Bonn, Germany! Sir Richard Taylor talks about what he is looking for in a potential employee at Weta Workshop during one of his panels. Weta Workshop is a five time Oscar winning conceptual design and physical manufacturing facility servicing the world’s entertainment and creative industries. ...

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MYTHMOOT III Open for Registration & a Free Song!

Hail friends!  If you missed Mythmoot I or Mythmoot II, you definitely DO NOT want to miss Mythmoot III, “Ever On…”, January 10 & 11, 2015 in Baltimore, MD. “It’s an academic conference!”“No, it’s a Tolkien party!” Stop! You’re both right! While many details are still being worked out, there surely lie many treasures and surprises in store for expert ...

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Find Your Inner Dwarf: Ken Stott, Graham McTavish Show You How!

During one of their panels while at HobbitCon in Bonn, Germany 2014, Ken Stott and Graham McTavish talk about how they found their inner dwarf while preparing for The Hobbit. HobbitCon follows the explosively successful HobbitCon 2013 by popular demand. 2014 will be even larger in scale, filled with special guests, celebrities, expert panels and lectures. The Maritim Hotel will ...

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Roz & Goldberry go to Planet Comicon!

Planet Comicon 2014 was March 14, 15, and 16 in Kansas City. In addition to the dozens of vendor booths of vintage and original comic books, artwork, and traditional convention merchandise (steam punk scale mail is a thing now – who knew?), the gaming room, and the towering wall of tshirts for sale, this year’s big draw was cast of ...

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Legendarium’s Highlights from the Newcastle Film & ComicCon

Jay Johnstone gives us the highlights of the Newcastle Film & Comicon which took place March 8th and 9th. “Newcastle Film and Comic Con is a new event taking over the Metro Radio Arena. Taking place over the weekend of Saturday 8th and Sunday the 9th of March, Newcastle Film and Comic Con brought some of your favourite stars from TV, ...

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HobbitCon 2: There and Back Again Fan Convention Returns

Peter Jackson’s epic film’s cast to make personal appearance at huge fan convention Media Contact: Jay Johnstone Director of European Media Operations,Legendarium info@middleearthnetwork.com Bonn, Germany, Maritim Hotel – 19-21 April, 2014: HobbitCon2 – There and Back Again, announces 3 full days of celebrating all things Hobbit and Middle Earth at Epic Convention. HobbitCon2 follows the explosively successful HobbitCon 2013 by ...

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Hobbit Fan Event: EXCLUSIVE Report From Toronto Canada!

Warner Bros.’ Worldwide Hobbit Fan Event on November 4th was a huge success around the world and online! “Theaters from around the world will be connected by satellite, allowing audiences to participate in a simultaneous Q&A among participants in all four host locations. Additionally, in cities across the globe—including Brussels, Belgium; Hamburg, Germany; Madrid, Spain; Mexico City, Mexico; Miami, Florida, ...

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FAN EVENT: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Highlights

For those that were unable to attend in person or watch online LIVE as the event unfolded, we have the following highlight reel and pics. What an exciting night it was! What was your favorite part of the event? Let us know! “The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, “The ...

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