Peter Jackson
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"Sir Peter Robert Jackson" is a New Zealand film director, producer and screenwriter. He is best known as the director and producer of The Lord of the Rings (film series)/The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–2003) and The Hobbit (film series)/The Hobbit trilogy (2012–2014), both of which are adapted from the novels of the same name by J. R. R. Tolkien. Other notable films include the drama Heavenly Creatures (1994), the mockumentary Forgotten Silver (1995), the horror comedy The Frighteners (1996), the epic monster film King Kong (2005 film)/King Kong (2005) and the supernatural drama film The Lovely Bones (film)/The Lovely Bones (2009). He also produced District 9 (2009), The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn (2011) and the documentary West of Memphis (2012).

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But the mood in training is great and everybody looks forward to playing.

New Zealand is not a small country but a large village.

To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career, there is no doubt about that. But the 'Lord of the Rings' films are not made for Oscars, they are made for the audience.

It is a wonderful acknowledgment of what has been a six-year journey to make and release this first film in 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy.

They are complicated and will demand all of my time, because the second has to be better than the first and the third has to be the best of all.

I tried to make it as brutal as I could, ... I've been dying to make this movie my whole life, and I enjoyed every minute of it.

Rather than waste time arguing with a friend and trying to unify our points of view, we decided amicably to let another composer score the film.

I think that George Lucas' 'Star Wars' films are fantastic. What he's done, which I admire, is he has taken all the money and profit from those films and poured it into developing digital sound and surround sound, which we are using today.

If Andy is feeling okay then he will be involved in the squad.