THE HUNT FOR GOLLUM (2009) | 39 minutes
Crowd sourced Internet film. Release: Dailymotion & YouTube Movies streaming (free).
Acclaimed 39 minute adaptation of J.R.R Tolkien appendices to The Lord Of The Rings, received over 15 million viewers and has acheived cult status as one of the best fan films ever made.
The Hunt For Gollum was launched at SCI-FI-LONDON film festival and simultaneously on the Dailymotion streaming platform. The film was then launched on YouTube Movies where it became the most popular fiction film on the platform and the 4th most watched movie in America on it's opening weekend rivalling national cinema releases.
The Hunt For Gollum was a non-profit crowd sourced film, made for only £3000. The film won several awards for it's production values, including 'Best Fiction Produced for the Web from Festival Cinema Tous Ecrans, Geneva and widespread praise from fans and film critics alike.
"Awesome" - Total Film
"Stunning" - Wired Magazine
"Seriously slick" - The Guardian
"A masterpiece" - The Times