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  The Bastards Have Landed! The Official Peter Jackson Fanclub
Peter Jackson is very fond of the series, and has in fact bought the option to create big screen adaptations of them.
Once, Peter Jackson was a name unknown to all but a small band of loyal fans and fellow film-makers.
Jackson himself is both revealing and insightful about his entire film-making life, from his first childhood steps filming in Super 8 to the grand realisation of his life’s dream: King Kong.
tbhl.theonering.net   (3774 words)

  phillyBurbs.com | The Peter Jackson Guide
Jackson, what can I do for you?" The natty man leans back in his chair and steeples his hands, as the scruffy man leans forward, eyes sparkling.
Now here we are on the eve of the third of his "Lord of the Rings" films, which are practically guaranteed a huge run at this year's Oscars, sight unseen.
Dead Alive/ Brain Dead: It was Jackson's intention to make 'the ultimate zombie film', and he achieved this pretty admirably.
www.phillyburbs.com /jackson   (813 words)

  Peter Jackson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peter Jackson CNZM (born October 31, 1961, Pukerua Bay) is a New Zealand-born filmmaker best-known as the director of the epic film trilogy The Lord of the Rings, which he, along with wife, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens adapted from the novel by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Jackson started his career in film as a fanatical hobbyist, creating small films with simple technical means and with the help of his friends.
Most of Jackson's assets are on the Miramar Peninsula in his home town of Wellington and much of his filming occurs in and around the city.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter_Jackson   (1328 words)

 Peter Jackson   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jackson is currently best-known as the director of the epic film trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, based on the books by J.
Jackson started his career in film as a fanatical hobbyist, creating small movies with simple technical means and with the help of a couple of friends.
Universal Studios has signed Peter Jackson for his next film, a remake of the 1933 classic King Kong — the film that inspired him to become a film director when he was 8 years old.
www.worldslastchance.com /encyclopedia/index.php/Peter_Jackson   (1118 words)

 Peter Jackson - Wikipedia
In der Halloweennacht 1961 geboren, beginnt Jackson schon in jungen Jahren mit einer geschenkten Super8-Kamera zu experimentieren.
Jackson dreht für das Fernsehen oder wirkt bei Spezialeffekten für Produktionen mit.
Peter Jackson hat mit Fran Walsh, die als Co-Produzentin, Co-Autorin und Co-Songwriterin ebenfalls drei Oscars für den dritten Teil der Der Herr der Ringe-Trilogie erhielt, zwei Kinder namens Billy und Katie, die während der Pre-Produktion an der Fantasy-Trilogie zur Welt kamen und beide darin in kleinen Kurzauftritten zu sehen waren.
de.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peter_Jackson   (1097 words)

 Peter Jackson Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Peter Jackson (born October 31, 1961), a film writer, director and producer from New Zealand.
Jackson now is best-known as the director of the epic film trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, based on the books by J.
Jackson started his career as a fanatical hobbyist, creating small movies with simple technical means and the help of a couple of friends.
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 NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Peter Jackson
Jackson won three Academy Awards for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Academy Awards The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are the most prominent film awards in the United States and most watched awards ceremony in the world.
Peter Jackson in Wellington (New Zealand), at the premiere of Return of the King, December 2003.
Jackson is currently best-known as the director of the epic film trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, based on the books by J. Jackson started his career in film as a fanatical hobbyist, creating small movies with simple technical means and with the help of a couple of friends.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Peter-Jackson   (4162 words)

 Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson was born in 1955 and educated at Keble College, Oxford, receiving his BA (Hons) in 1976 and his DPhil (from Nuffield College) in 1980.
Peter Jackson is a co-editor of Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, serves on the Research Committee and Council of the RGS-IBG and is a member of the AHRC Peer Review College.
Peter Jackson´s current teaching includes a first-year module on qualitative methods, a second-year module on social and political geography, a third-year module of Geographies of Consumption (co-taught with Nicky Gregson) and a Masters-level module on Consumption Cultures.
www.sheffield.ac.uk /geography/staff/jackson_peter/index.html   (454 words)

 Peter Jackson interview - Peter Jackson on Lord of the Rings
Peter Jackson has been compared to Tolkien's own fantasy creatures, the Hobbits, which may explain why he is appropriately dressed to meet the press for the film's first major junket in New York.
Jackson is not the kind of director who is obsessive.
Jackson is confident that his screen version will reach beyond the die-had fans of the book, of which there are millions.
www.iofilm.co.uk /feats/interviews/p/peter_jackson.shtml   (909 words)

 Interview - Peter Jackson for "King Kong"
Jackson: Well, it did inspire me to become a filmmaker, absolutely, to such a profound effect that I saw the original Kong on TV when I was nine on a Friday night in New Zealand.
Jackson: Well, Howard Shore was an original choice as composer but we're very good friends and it just came to a point where it seemed like our sensibilities for the film were somewhat different.
Jackson: Well, I think what was most important was to have people be able to connect with Kong, both in the way that he is portrayed in his performance, his character and also just technically to make him believable.
www.darkhorizons.com /news05/kong.php   (2770 words)

 Peter Jackson's Bio
Peter Jackson was born in New Zealand on Halloween 1961.
Peter continiued making short films with his friends and after getting a job at The Evening Post, he was finally able to afford the purchase of a Bolex 16mm film camera.
Peter Jackson collected a bunch of friends to help him make the movie (and they would all eventually star in it) on weekends and holidays.
www.houseofhorrors.com /jacksonbio.htm   (1412 words)

 kamera.co.uk - feature item - Lord Of The Rings: A Profile of Peter Jackson by Oliver Berry
Peter Jackson has indeed come a long way since the days of baking latex heads in his mother's oven.
Flush with new-found success but becoming straightjacketed by his splatter mantle, Jackson's subsequent films marked a sea-change in his work, both in terms of budget and subject matter, replacing the grotesque comedy of his earlier work with a more sombre style and a developing interest in exploring intense relationships and powerful atmosphere.
Jackson's imaginative camerawork and striking visual style are more deftly used in these films, subtly evoking mood, psychological state and setting where previously they had been employed for comic or shock effect.
www.kamera.co.uk /features/peter_jackson.html   (1250 words)

 Peter Jackson
Peter Jackson, a little-known director from New Zealand, has taken on one of the most daunting tasks in Hollywood history—not just bringing J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved The Lord of the Rings to the silver screen successfully, but creating three epic films at the same time.
Part of Jackson's appeal to New Line was that he could make the movies for less in New Zealand and could use his own special effects studios, Weta Digital and Weta Workshop.
What has held readers for almost 50 years and inspired Jackson to put such effort into the films is not the battle at Helm's Deep or the flight from the Mines of Moria, but the overriding themes of friendship and self-sacrifice, and of loss.
www.factmonster.com /spot/lotr-pj.html   (921 words)

 Peter Jackson, filmmaker
Peter Jackson: From a logistical point of view, a single movie is much easier, but the main creative challenge of writing a good script and making a good movie remains as difficult as ever.
Jackson: I suggested the extended cuts when we were locking down the "Fellowship of the Ring" cut in 2001.
Jackson: By making "The Lord of the Rings." But don't forget, "The Lord of the Rings" was made by somebody who had been making low-budget films, often with government support since 1986 -- and for 18 years before that with the support of my parents.
www.hollywoodreporter.com /thr/interviews/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1000443007   (1583 words)

 Peter Jackson: Clown Prince of Horror
Peter Jackson exhibited the originality that had been absence from horror for so very long.
Heavenly Creatures, one of Peter's non-genre entry, is a beautiful drama that deals with a true story of New Zealand teenagers Pauline Parker and Juliet Hulme, whose obsessive relationship drove them to murder.
Peter Jackson and his writing partner Frances Walsh even received an Oscar nomination for "Best Screenplay" losing out that year to Pulp Fiction.
www.houseofhorrors.com /jackson.htm   (697 words)

 The Lord of the Rings' Peter Jackson. By Chris Suellentrop
Jackson's early films are often dismissed by fans of his later work, but there, lurking beneath the delirious filth, lie Frodo and the gang (or at least Jackson's vision of them), struggling to peek out.
To one degree or another, Jackson's pictures—the early and the late ones—explore the juxtaposition of normalcy and depravity.
Jackson has become known as the "George Lucas of New Zealand" because of his special-effects wizardry, but he is actually Lucas' opposite (overlooking the fact that both men are fat and bearded).
www.slate.com /id/2075292   (988 words)

 Peter Jackson- master director
Peter Jackson was born in New Zealand on Halloween 1961 and was raised in Pukerua Bay, a little town west of Wellington.
Peter Jackson's career in films has spanned over decades now.
Peter Jackson is hugely talented, and judging from his current success, will continue to go from strength to strength.
www.angelfire.com /nb/djinn1928/jack.html   (223 words)

 Peter Jackson. Biografia.
Probablemente el neozelandés Peter Jackson pase a los anales de la historia del cine por ser el primer cineasta que se atreve a dirigir tres superproducciones a la vez.
Para un hijo único como Peter Jackson la infancia podría haber resultado muy solitaria de no ser porque sus padres le compraron una cámara de 8mm cuando tenía 8 años.
Jackson también es el responsable de Criaturas celestiales, un film basado en hechos reales que narra la historia de dos adolescentes cuya amistad obsesiva les lleva a matar a la madre de una de ellas.
www.portalmix.com /cine/bios/pjackson.shtml   (455 words)

 Jackson, Peter - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Jackson, Peter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Originally known for his exceptionally gory horror films, he gained wide acclaim for the hugely successful Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03), based on the novels by J R R Tolkien.
Jackson was born in Wellington and grew up in Pukerua Bay, a small coastal town west of Wellington.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Jackson,+Peter   (318 words)

 Peter Jackson
Peter erblickte übrigens an Halloween das Licht der Welt, und das hatte entsprechende Folgen, wie sich später erweisen sollte.
Peter Jacksons Erstling "Bad Taste" wird 1988 im Rahmen der Internationalen Filmfestspiele in Cannes uraufgeführt.
Danach inszenierte Peter Jackson die köstliche, falsche Dokumentation über die Filmgeschichte "Forgotten Silver" (1996) und die wunderbare Geistergeschichte "The Frighteners" (1996) mit Michael J. Fox als durchtriebener Detektiv zwischen den Welten.
www.prisma-online.de /express/person.html?pid=peter_jackson   (589 words)

 CNN.com - The man behind 'Rings' says goodbye - Dec. 15, 2003
Peter Jackson is ready to move on to 'Kong'
Peter Jackson relaxes in early 2002, just after the release of the first film in the "Rings" trilogy.
And as the digital people at Weta (Jackson's special-effects company) have been finishing up on "Return of the King," we've been putting them onto "Kong." It has been underway for a while, and we're going to be doing a lot of script work, which we'll start in the new year.
www.cnn.com /2003/SHOWBIZ/Movies/12/15/film.rings.jackson.ap   (799 words)

 Peter Jackson - Return of the King   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Peter Jackson was in an upbeat mood as he began his marathon round of interviews promoting the final, long-awaited chapter in his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Talking about King Kong, Jackson's mammoth follow up to Rings, Jackson, who has thrown out the old script and is re-writing from scratch, says that he is utilising his Rings experiences into his all-new Kong.
Jackson ponders the question, and his response is concise: "Wanting to see the finished film." That simple it appears.
www.femail.com.au /peter_jackson_lord_of_rings.htm.htm   (1197 words)

 CNN.com - Peter Jackson on 'Rings' Oscar nods - Jan. 27, 2004
Jackson also received a nomination for co-writing the screenplay.
Yes, I mean, you know the ones that mean a lot to me are actually some of the technical awards because I know that people see the list, and it's art direction and it's editing and sound and their eyes sort of glaze over, which is understandable because they are not celebrities, you know.
JACKSON: But for me, I mean they're friends of mine that we worked with for five years on these films.
www.cnn.com /2004/SHOWBIZ/Movies/01/27/cnna.jackson   (699 words)

 Peter Jackson vs. Ralph Bakshi --The Lord Of The Rings -Part 2. --Hollywood Jesus
Jackson has carried the weight of his own Ring; and while Boyens and Walsh, like Sam, have helped carry him, they have not carried the Ring themselves...
Fortunately for the studio -- and the audience -- Peter Jackson and crew were at the helm of this effort and not me! For the most part, the extended Towers effectively employs the tactics which worked so effectively for the first extended installment...
Some of the most telling moments in Jackson's version of the story are those he spends with the agony of the Hobbits outside Moria; for these are not the tears of mere physical pain: these are the tears of tragic loss...
www.hollywoodjesus.com /lord_of_the_rings_feature_06.htm   (2876 words)

 Peter Jackson in Perspective—A Book by Greg Wright at Hollywood Jesus
Peter Jackson in Perspective is an important contribution to the cultural conversation about Tolkien and film, and nobody with an interest in The Lord of the Rings or the intersection of faith, storytelling, and cinema should miss it.
Wright is both sympathetic to Jackson on account of the Herculean task he attempted and critical of the filmmaker and his co-writers for at times appearing as if they "hadn't done their homework."...
It is part of that "spirit of Tolkien." But it's perhaps troublesome to consider Jackson's assertion that they didn't want to bring their own baggage to The Lord of the Rings, because even in connection to the subject of death Jackson doesn't agree with Boyens or Fran Walsh, the mother of his children.
www.hollywoodjesus.com /jackson_in_perspective.htm   (2603 words)

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Peter Jackson a réalisé dix films dans sa carrière entre 1976 et 2003, trois d'entre eux ont un caractère d'horreur.
Peter Jackson était l'une des premières personnes à être approchées au script du film "Freddy contre Jason", mais il a dû refuser en raison de d'autres engagements.
Présenté et produit par Robert Zemeckis en 1996, Peter Jackson est également responsable du film "The Frighteners" et il a réalisé en 2005, le "remake" du film "King Kong" de 1933.
membres.lycos.fr /morbide666/films/jackson.htm   (877 words)

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