Middle-earth Connections and Easter Eggs18. February 2023
Akademie im Niemals4. March 2023
A look back at the final chapter of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy: The Return of the King. Daniel Falconer shares stories from the making of the movie; its design and behind the scenes stories.
Lecturer: Daniel FalconerDuration: 60 min - The Lecture will be held in: english
A lifelong Tolkien fan, Daniel Falconer
has been with special effects company Wētā Workshop since 1996.
Drawing on his love for and knowledge of Middle-earth, Daniel
was part of the team designing characters, creatures, costumes and props for Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings
trilogies. He also worked on Avatar
, King Kong
, the Hercules
television shows, among other projects.
art directed Wētā’s Middle-earth collectibles lines for a decade and authored a number of books, including The Art of District 9
, The World of Kong
, Crafting Narnia
, the seven-part Hobbit Chronicles
series, and Middle-earth: From Script to Screen
. Daniel created culture documents and worked as an illustrator for costume designer Kate Hawley on Amazon’s Rings of Power
series, and as a design consultant on the upcoming 2024 War of the Rohirrim
animated Lord of the Rings
spin off film.