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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.   
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'''Gentle Giant Studios''' is a company located in Burbank, California that was founded by animator Karl Meyer.  The company is a pioneer 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]].  
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The company also has a collectibles division, known as "'Gentle Giant, Ltd.'" Founded in 2002, they produce polystone mini-busts, animated maquettes and statues from [[Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings]].  
  
 
==Collectibles==
 
==Collectibles==
  
 
===Mini-busts===
 
===Mini-busts===
* Strider - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date March 2007
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* Strider - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date February 2007
* Ringwraith - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date March 2007
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* Ringwraith - Limited to 2000 pieces - release date February 2007
  
===Maruettes===
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===Maquettes===
 
* None
 
* None
  
 
==Upcoming==
 
==Upcoming==
 
===Mini-busts===
 
===Mini-busts===
* Gandlaf
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* Gandlaf - Limited to 3,000 pieces - Available May 2007
* Balrog
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* Balrog - Limited to 3,000 pieces - Available May 2007
* Saruman
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* Saruman- Limited to 3,500 pieces - Availalbe July 2007
* Elrond
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* Elrond - Limited to 2,500 pieces - Available July 2007
* Sam in Orc Armor
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* Sam in Orc Armor - Edition size TBD - Available September 2007
* Frodo in Orc Armor
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* Frodo in Orc Armor - Edition size TBD - Available September 2007
 
* Glorfindel - seen at Toy Fair 2007 - Rumored to be a convention exclusive
 
* Glorfindel - seen at Toy Fair 2007 - Rumored to be a convention exclusive
  
 
===Maquettes===
 
===Maquettes===
* Gandalf
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* Gandalf - Limited to 1,500 pieces - Available June 2007
* Saruman
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* Saruman - Limited to 1,500 pieces - Available May 2007
* Ringwraith on Steed
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* Ringwraith on Steed - Edition size TBD - Available October 2007
 
* Legolas & Gimli
 
* Legolas & Gimli
  

Revision as of 21:42, 1 April 2007

Gentle Giant logo.jpg

Gentle Giant Studios is a company located in Burbank, California that was founded by animator Karl Meyer. The company is a pioneer 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.'" Founded in 2002, they produce polystone mini-busts, animated maquettes and statues from Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings.

Contents

Collectibles

Mini-busts

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

Maquettes

  • None

Upcoming

Mini-busts

  • Gandlaf - Limited to 3,000 pieces - Available May 2007
  • Balrog - Limited to 3,000 pieces - Available May 2007
  • Saruman- Limited to 3,500 pieces - Availalbe July 2007
  • Elrond - Limited to 2,500 pieces - Available July 2007
  • Sam in Orc Armor - Edition size TBD - Available September 2007
  • Frodo in Orc Armor - Edition size TBD - Available September 2007
  • Glorfindel - seen at Toy Fair 2007 - Rumored to be a convention exclusive

Maquettes

  • Gandalf - Limited to 1,500 pieces - Available June 2007
  • Saruman - Limited to 1,500 pieces - Available May 2007
  • Ringwraith on Steed - Edition size TBD - Available October 2007
  • Legolas & Gimli

Statues

  • Witchking on Fellbeast (Rumored)


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