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A world of fans here for the Premiere

November 27, 2012 at 5:15 am by Tehanu  - 
Jed Brophy giving his time to the fans

Jed Brophy giving his time to the fans; meanwhile a storm of organisation is happening just out of sight in the background!

The great buzz at the Premiere Party owes a lot to the presence of over a hundred fans from all corners of the earth who came to Wellington on a Red Carpet tour. There was a glorious mix of accents as they streamed into the Amora Ballroom last night. We have Vic, Rae and Julie from Red Carpet to thank for getting the party idea off the ground and then bringing it to fruition with months of hard work. Their work is far from over – they have a whole lot of new Hobbit locations to show their tour group when they take the ferry to the South Island the day after the premiere. In the meantime here’s a picture that sums up Tolkien fandom – there’s Jed Brophy in the middle, sharing his time generously with fans whose appearance is a tribute to their imagination and creativity. In the background – you can’t quite see them, through the door – are the hard working people at the entry desk making everything happen – Vic, Rae and Julie.

There’s a gallery of excellent photos of costumes at the party here, thanks to Fotografdracula.


Posted in Events, Fans, Headlines, Meet Ups, Premieres, The Hobbit on November 27, 2012 by