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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.   
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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 The 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]].  
 
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]].  
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* Witchking on Fellbeast (Rumored)
 
* Witchking on Fellbeast (Rumored)
  
 
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==See also==
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* [[Comic-Con_2006#Gentle_Giant|Gentle Giant at Comic-Con 2006]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
* [http://www.gentlegiantltd.com/ Official website]
 
* [http://www.gentlegiantltd.com/ Official website]

Revision as of 21:53, 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 The 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

As a special promotion, Gentle Giant Ltd. randomly inserted 100 One Rings from Noble Collection - Sterling Edition into the secret compartments of the Strider and Ringwraith busts.

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)

See also

External links