Wellington Ringers: if you enjoyed our first band at the Red Carpet / TORN Premiere Party, the Shire Waytes are performing more folk/medieval/Shire music at Te Papa in Wellington, noon, Saturday 1 December.Posted in Events, Fans, Other Events, Wellington
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A cute little article about some of the people on the Red Carpet tour. You’ll see their faces and costumes on just about every pic of the party, the red carpet and general fan madness in Wellington. I’d like to give a big shout-out to all the people who have visited NZ for the premiere due to TORN and Red Carpet (amounts to the same thing, with most Red Carpet clients discovering the tours through TORN. Their costumes and enthusiasm added hugely to the atmosphere of the Premiere week in Wellington.Posted in Fans, Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, New Zealand, Premieres, The Hobbit, TheOneRing.net Community, Tours, Wellington
First up, the NOWLive stream has now switched to a short, 60-second highlights loop of the red carpet event. Neat.
Next head to TVNZ where you can check out a bunch of red carpet highlights and interviews, including Peter Jackson’s speech in front of the Embassy Theatre.
Then check out these Youtube clips form the red carpet below!
Peter Jackson’s speech
Hobbit stars arrive for premiere
Hobbit world premiere: Freeman, Jackson and Wood
Hobbit world premiere: Aidan Turner and Dean O’Gorman
WELLINGTON — Our story so far: On behalf of TheOneRing.net, I was invited by Warner Bros., supported by the good folks in Peter Jackson’s camp, to come to Wellington and relate the experience of the World Premiere of The Hobbit to fans worldwide. This is a personal thrill for me but I feel also the responsibility to convey as much of the experience as possible to TORn readers and everybody who cannot come. It is 5 a.m. in Wellington on HOBBIT: An Unexpected Journey premiere day. (More photos after the red carpet so we don’t bog down the site.) (more…)Posted in Fans, Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Lectures & Education, Lord of the Rings, Premieres, Richard Taylor, The Hobbit, Wellington