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'''Gentle Giant Studios''' is a company located in Burbank, California that was founded by animator Karl Meyer.  They are pioneers in digital 3-D scanning and scanned many of the principle actors from [[Peter Jackson's Lord of the Ring's]] trilogy while on set/location in New Zealand during filming.   
 
'''Gentle Giant Studios''' is a company located in Burbank, California that was founded by animator Karl Meyer.  They are pioneers in digital 3-D scanning and scanned many of the principle actors from [[Peter Jackson's Lord of the Ring's]] trilogy while on set/location in New Zealand during filming.   
  
 
The company also has a collectibles division, known as "'Gentle Giant, Ltd.'" which was founded in 2002 and produces polystone mini-busts and animated maquettes from [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]].  
 
The company also has a collectibles division, known as "'Gentle Giant, Ltd.'" which was founded in 2002 and produces polystone mini-busts and animated maquettes from [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]].  
  
'''List of released mini-busts''':
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==Collectibles==
  
Strider - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date March 2007
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===Mini-busts====
Ringwraith - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date March 2007
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* Strider - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date March 2007
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* Ringwraith - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date March 2007
  
'''Upcoming mini-busts:'''
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===Maruettes===
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* None
  
Gandlaf
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==Upcoming==
Balrog
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===Mini-busts===
Saruman
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* Gandlaf
Elrond
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* Balrog
Sam in Orc Armor
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* Saruman
Frodo in Orc Armor
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* Elrond
Glorfindel - seen at Toy Fair 2007 - Rumored to be a convention exclusive
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* Sam in Orc Armor
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* Frodo in Orc Armor
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* Glorfindel - seen at Toy Fair 2007 - Rumored to be a convention exclusive
  
'''Upcoming Maquettes:'''
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===Maquettes===
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* Gandalf
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* Saruman
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* Ringwraith on Steed
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* Legolas & Gimli
  
Gandalf
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===Statues===
Saruman
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* Witchking on Fellbeast (Rumored)
Ringwraith on Steed
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Legolas & Gimli
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'''Rumored Statues:'''
 
 
Witchking on Fellbeast
 
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.gentlegiantltd.com/ Official website]
 
* [http://www.gentlegiantltd.com/ Official website]
 
 
* [http://www.gentlegiantcollectors.com/ Gentle Giant Collectors]
 
* [http://www.gentlegiantcollectors.com/ Gentle Giant Collectors]
  
 
[[Category:Companies]]
 
[[Category:Companies]]

Revision as of 21:35, 1 April 2007

Gentle Giant logo.jpg

Gentle Giant Studios is a company located in Burbank, California that was founded by animator Karl Meyer. They are pioneers in digital 3-D scanning and scanned many of the principle actors from Peter Jackson's Lord of the Ring's trilogy while on set/location in New Zealand during filming.

The company also has a collectibles division, known as "'Gentle Giant, Ltd.'" which was founded in 2002 and produces polystone mini-busts and animated maquettes from Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.

Contents

Collectibles

Mini-busts=

  • Strider - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date March 2007
  • Ringwraith - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date March 2007

Maruettes

  • None

Upcoming

Mini-busts

  • Gandlaf
  • Balrog
  • Saruman
  • Elrond
  • Sam in Orc Armor
  • Frodo in Orc Armor
  • Glorfindel - seen at Toy Fair 2007 - Rumored to be a convention exclusive

Maquettes

  • Gandalf
  • Saruman
  • Ringwraith on Steed
  • Legolas & Gimli

Statues

  • Witchking on Fellbeast (Rumored)


External links