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Thank You to the film team - Update!

entmaiden
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Oct 23 2010, 8:54pm


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UPDATE: Here is the link to the document on Google Docs. I tested the link and I don't think you have to have a Google ID

I will get the document prepped for sending. I hope to send an actual document, but at a minimum we can get it to the right people who can make sure it is delivered to Peter at Stone Street and WETA.

The artwork is courtesy of our own future movie mogul Ainu Laire. It is gorgeous.

Please let me know if there are changes or I missed someone Unsure. I won't be changing the original messages unless there'a a typo or I skipped something.

Original message:

The dust is beginning to settle, and while we still don't know where The Hobbit films will be shot, we've come a long way, with many events happening in a very short time. The cast is beginning to take shape and the coming weeks will reveal the final choices.

There's so much energy on the Hobbit message boards, and many of us are looking for something we can do to participate in the events as they unfold.

A couple days ago I suggested that we channel our energy in a positive direction - instead of expressing our anger at the studios or the unions, let's instead focus on showing support for the entire Hobbit film team - everyone at Stone Street Studios, the folks at WETA and anyone else who as been working for years to bring us The Hobbit.

I've received approval from Altaira to announce that the TORN message boards will be creating a THANK YOU to the film team and anyone who wishes will have an opportunity to add their personal thank you. We're still working out the details, so watch this space as we figure out the best way to deliver the message.

Many years ago, we sent a Christmas Card to Peter and the team with personal wishes, and this project will be modeled after that. Below is the text of the message we sent.

What can you do right now? Compose a 1-2 line message to convey your thanks and appreciation to Peter and the team. You can include your real name and/or your TORN nick. You can either post your message here, send a PM to me, or send it to a Google group I've created:

thank-you-to-the-hobbit-team@googlegroups.com.

We will be collecting the one-line messages over the next couple of weeks, and will send off the package soon after that. We are fairly sure we can deliver the message directly to the film teams.

Please try to keep your message brief, and the TORN admins will maintain final edit rights.

Any questions? Post them here!


Here's the Christmas card we sent:

To Our Middle-earth Compatriots; Director, writers and producers; composer, cast, crew, artists and craftspeople:

On this holiday of miracles and good cheer, we wanted to express to you our heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for bringing to us this magical world of Middle-earth.

Professor Tolkien's story has been the benchmark not only for literature, but for embracing the best of human nature. Because of your vision, integrity, and passion, Tolkien's message of peace,
faithfulness, loyalty, sacrifice, honor, and love has been expressed through your films and has brought all the characters of his incredible work to life. It has also shared his work with a wider audience,
inspiring many to read his story for the first time and others to revisit that enchanting world they experienced long ago.

We will never know the sacrifices all of you and your families have made to come together and create this magical work. All of your efforts, creativity, and enthusiasm to give to us - the fans of Tolkien -
this amazing gift are appreciated and are a constant source of wonder to us all.

Thank you for your passion and staying true to Tolkien's spirit... and for caring about us.

Merry Christmas to you and yours,

Your Friends of the TOR.n Discussion Boards


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(This post was edited by entmaiden on Mar 25 2011, 12:14am)

Subject User Time
Thank You to the film team - Update! entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 23 2010, 8:54pm
    I'm in. Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 23 2010, 8:58pm
        To Peter Jackson duats Send a private message to duats Oct 23 2010, 9:21pm
    I'll send a PM Ainu Laire Send a private message to Ainu Laire Oct 23 2010, 9:29pm
        Got it - thanks! // entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 23 2010, 10:05pm
    This is precisely what we need... grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Oct 23 2010, 9:44pm
    This is a great idea BlueMan Send a private message to BlueMan Oct 23 2010, 9:59pm
        Thanks - I'll figure out what's going on with the google groups entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 23 2010, 10:06pm
        Yeah, that happened to me, too... Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 24 2010, 12:13am
    This is a wonderful idea entmaiden. Ataahua Send a private message to Ataahua Oct 23 2010, 10:25pm
        I'm in dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Oct 23 2010, 10:48pm
    To Peter Jackson Flagg Send a private message to Flagg Oct 23 2010, 11:07pm
        (Edit) Flagg Send a private message to Flagg Oct 24 2010, 11:45am
            Done! // entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 24 2010, 12:31pm
                Thanks. ;-) // Flagg Send a private message to Flagg Oct 24 2010, 12:49pm
    I think I fixed the e-mail link entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 23 2010, 11:53pm
    Remember, we will post exactly what you give us entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 23 2010, 11:55pm
    have PMed my note to entmaiden Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Oct 24 2010, 2:44am
    What an excellent idea! dernwyn Send a private message to dernwyn Oct 24 2010, 3:12am
    To Mr. Peter Jackson Aragorn the Elfstone Send a private message to Aragorn the Elfstone Oct 24 2010, 4:17am
    Thank you note Owain Send a private message to Owain Oct 24 2010, 5:02am
    To Sir Peter mae govannen Send a private message to mae govannen Oct 24 2010, 6:05am
    What an excellent idea entmaiden :) Kelvarhin Send a private message to Kelvarhin Oct 24 2010, 6:49am
    When did you intend to send? Huan71 Send a private message to Huan71 Oct 24 2010, 1:35pm
        We'll send it in a couple weeks entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 24 2010, 1:57pm
            Would earlier not be better, as a show of support?... mae govannen Send a private message to mae govannen Oct 24 2010, 2:33pm
                I want to allow as many people as possible to participate and entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 24 2010, 2:51pm
                    I understand... I just thought that perhaps mae govannen Send a private message to mae govannen Oct 25 2010, 11:19am
    Thanks for organising this! Peredhil lover Send a private message to Peredhil lover Oct 24 2010, 2:15pm
    Such a beautiful and creative idea! R4W13Y Send a private message to R4W13Y Oct 26 2010, 1:17am
    Working on mine! weaver Send a private message to weaver Oct 26 2010, 2:58am
    am I too late, can we send this now?? Glaurung63 Send a private message to Glaurung63 Oct 26 2010, 3:10am
        Plenty of time! entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 26 2010, 3:35am
    There is no place closer to Middle-earth than New Zealand. Kangi Ska Send a private message to Kangi Ska Oct 26 2010, 5:38am
    To the TEAM! overlithe64 Send a private message to overlithe64 Oct 26 2010, 1:27pm
    Aren't these messages Flagg Send a private message to Flagg Oct 26 2010, 2:19pm
    Awesome idea! Here's my message: Pete Send a private message to Pete Oct 27 2010, 1:34am
    Really good idea-here's mine... Galadriel's ring Send a private message to Galadriel's ring Oct 27 2010, 5:02pm
    Thanks ann22 Send a private message to ann22 Oct 27 2010, 10:29pm
    my message... Emmabelle Send a private message to Emmabelle Oct 27 2010, 10:53pm
        Best wishes Blackbird Send a private message to Blackbird Oct 28 2010, 10:34pm
    Thank you Peter and the entire Tolkien team for opening up a visible Middle-earth. Patty Send a private message to Patty Oct 31 2010, 12:28am
    Here's mine... Gimli'sBox Send a private message to Gimli'sBox Oct 31 2010, 5:22am
    I just PMd my note for them aranelthehobbit22 Send a private message to aranelthehobbit22 Oct 31 2010, 9:40pm
    Here's mine...hope I'm not late! Eldameldo Send a private message to Eldameldo Oct 31 2010, 9:44pm
        We'll hold this open for another week. entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Oct 31 2010, 10:41pm
            Cheers LordMaximus Send a private message to LordMaximus Nov 1 2010, 2:28am
    Ack! I just noticed this thread! Here's my message. AlassŽa Eruvande Send a private message to AlassŽa Eruvande Nov 1 2010, 1:25pm
        Here we go Sunflower Send a private message to Sunflower Nov 5 2010, 6:22am
    My 2 cents... ltcdunk Send a private message to ltcdunk Nov 2 2010, 3:44pm
    A great idea! Zizix Send a private message to Zizix Nov 2 2010, 4:44pm
    To Peter Jackson and Fellowship Arwen Skywalker Send a private message to Arwen Skywalker Nov 7 2010, 12:41am
    To the Hobbit Team... stormcrow20 Send a private message to stormcrow20 Nov 8 2010, 7:18am
    To the creators of Middle-earth Rosie-with-the-ribbons Send a private message to Rosie-with-the-ribbons Nov 8 2010, 12:44pm
    LAST CALL!!!! entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Nov 9 2010, 1:48am
        I sent mine via PM. Silverlode Send a private message to Silverlode Nov 9 2010, 1:49am
            Yes - I got it. entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Nov 9 2010, 2:41am
                Sent mine by PM too Kelvarhin Send a private message to Kelvarhin Nov 10 2010, 6:21am
                    Yes - thanks! entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Nov 10 2010, 5:32pm
                        And did you receive mine a while ago? :) Zizix Send a private message to Zizix Nov 23 2010, 2:44pm
                            Yes - got it. entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Nov 25 2010, 2:36pm
        Thanks for the reminder! weaver Send a private message to weaver Nov 9 2010, 8:56pm
    What a wonderful idea Loresilme Send a private message to Loresilme Nov 9 2010, 6:05pm
        Got it - thanks! entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Nov 9 2010, 10:00pm
    Tenacity and love of story saves the day! jschomburg Send a private message to jschomburg Nov 17 2010, 7:20pm
        Ooops - too late, should have paid more attention. jschomburg Send a private message to jschomburg Nov 17 2010, 7:29pm
            I can still add it in! entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Nov 17 2010, 9:31pm
                Thanks Very Much! jschomburg Send a private message to jschomburg Nov 17 2010, 11:22pm
    *rubs hand together* Alrighty then... grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Dec 5 2010, 12:17am
    So... *curious* Zizix Send a private message to Zizix Dec 28 2010, 1:28am
        Almost - hope to have it ready this week. entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Dec 28 2010, 5:00am
            I was asking how it went... Ruijor Send a private message to Ruijor Jan 2 2011, 8:38am
            That's okay :) grammaboodawg Send a private message to grammaboodawg Jan 15 2011, 2:33am
            I just thought of this... did I miss the culmination of the project? // Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Mar 22 2011, 3:53am
                Oh yes, I was wondering that too... Patty Send a private message to Patty Mar 22 2011, 4:10am
                Yeah Entmaiden, what is the status of this thing? Ruijor Send a private message to Ruijor Mar 22 2011, 4:18am
                    I need to get this posted! entmaiden Send a private message to entmaiden Mar 23 2011, 11:18am
                        Real life does tend to intrude on our pleasures.... dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Mar 23 2011, 12:04pm
                            Absolutely, dormouse. Well said! Patty Send a private message to Patty Mar 23 2011, 4:02pm
                        Apologies accepted, real life can be quite persuasive on us sometimes... Ruijor Send a private message to Ruijor Mar 24 2011, 7:46pm
                Glad you asked, I've been wondering about this... // dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Mar 22 2011, 8:22am
    It's time for me macfalk Send a private message to macfalk Jan 2 2011, 9:39pm
        Cheers! Sharky Send a private message to Sharky Jan 13 2011, 7:31pm
    I assume... Niniel Valinor Send a private message to Niniel Valinor Jan 15 2011, 7:14pm
    It looks great Magpie Send a private message to Magpie Apr 4 2011, 10:50pm
    Thanks to you both - it's brilliant! // dormouse Send a private message to dormouse Apr 5 2011, 8:26am
    The warm fuzzy feeling... it's overpowering...! // Flagg Send a private message to Flagg Apr 5 2011, 5:36pm
    Thank you Entmaiden! Well done!// Owain Send a private message to Owain Apr 5 2011, 6:43pm
    Deepest Appreciation To All Ayla_me Send a private message to Ayla_me May 7 2011, 3:01pm

 
 
 

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