The final film in Sir Peter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy premiered in London this morning, and at the same time there was a special advanced screening at the Roxy Cinema in Wellington.
It's the sixth and final instalment of the films based on JRR Tolkien's books, and marks the end of a 15-year journey.
Firstline's Laura Macdonald was at the Roxy, where spoke to a number of people involved in the making of the films.
They included Weta producer and editor Jamie Selkirk, founder of the Tolkien Society of NZ Jack Machiela, Weta Workshop costume head Bob Buck, Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown and Weta Workshop founder Sir Richard Taylor.
Watch the video for the full interviews and more from this morning's Firstline bulletin.
source: newshub archive