The Lord of the Rings: The Making of the Movie Trilogy (ISBN 0007695217) is a guide to the events of the making (1997 - 2002) of Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, written by Brian Sibley and published by Houghton Mifflin in November 2002, the year after the first film's release.
The book was the first publication to feature behind-the-scenes photos of the film's production - most of which are seen also in the Extended Edition documentaries - and its text is of a colloquial style, following many day-to-day circumstances of the crew members.
It is 192 pages long.
Other film guides
- Brian Sibley's Peter Jackson: A Film-maker's Journey
- Gary Russell's The Art of The Fellowship of the Ring et al.
- Chris Smith's The Lord of the Rings: Weapons and Warfare
- Daniel Falconer's Middle-earth - From Script to Screen (2017)
- Ian Nathan's Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-earth (2017)
- The Making of the Movie Trilogy at Amazon.com