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Dundee students produce “Concerning Dragons”

Students at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design at Dundee University have produced a homage to J.R.R. Tolkien’s books with their video “Concerning Dragons”.

MSc Animation and Visualisation students worked for 13 weeks on the video, in association with Axis Animation, to produce the beautiful piece of work. The unofficial short is to tie in with the DVD release of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.

Congratulations to those involved: George Baritakis, Kieran Duncan, Lilly Durrant, Steph Flynn, Kirti Geonka, John Harrison, Sheng Li, J.J. McGowan, Fraser Mac, Rebecca Paul and Tom Paxton.

Full story: DJCAD Students Animate Dragons for Axis

About the Author: Shaun Gunner
Shaun is the Chair of The Tolkien Society. First elected in 2013, Shaun has overseen the Society's expansion from 600 to 3,500 members. Shaun regularly speaks about adaptations of Tolkien's works and the future of Tolkien scholarship whilst passionately believing the Society needs to reach out to new audiences. In his spare time he can be found playing video games and Lego, or on Twitter. He chaired another charity, Mankind, and is a local councillor.