12/07/2012 01:16 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Magic of Filming The Hobbit in New Zealand (VIDEO)

"Tolkien didnt just write The Hobbit, he created a whole world," says Peter Hambleton in the video featured below. To find the perfect landscapes that had the magic and raw energy to life, Middle-earth was found to already exist in New Zealand.

Watch this video of The Hobbit, from Air New Zealand, featuring the cast, Sir Peter Jackson and some of the most dramatic and remote film locations ever used in movie making.