Grant Major on LotR SetThe Shire. Rivendell. Lothlórien. Helm’s Deep. Minas Tirith. If ever you found yourself admiring the design and scope of these remarkable sets and locations – among so many others from The Lord of the Rings Trilogy – then you have been well aware of the amazing work of Grant Major. Serving as Production Designer on all three films, he was responsible for the look of everything you saw on-screen. Continue reading “Designing Middle-earth: The Media Chronicles interviews Grant Major”

Celebriel forwards this article on production designer Grant Major’s new short film, UNDERGROWTH. “Writing something, directing it, and making my own story is bloody awesome actually,” he says cheerily on the phone from Los Angeles. Grant won an Oscar for his art direction on LOTR: The Return of the King. More..