"Part One: From Book to Vision" is the first of two Appendices to the Special Extended Edition of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, featured in its own disc exclusive to the edition.
It contains four documentaries, spanning 2.5 hours, directed by Michael Pellerin, purposed to cover J.R.R. Tolkien's creation of the story of The Lord of the Rings, and the earliest stages of trying to portray it on screen.
- "J.R.R. Tolkien - Creator of Middle-earth"
- "From Book to Script"
- "Visualizing the Story"
- "Designing and Building Middle-earth"
- "Middle-earth Atlas"
- "New Zealand as Middle-earth", a guide to the filming locations