What is the Gandalf World Tour?

Gandalf is touring the world!

In a global event that exploded at the San Diego Comic-Con in 2011, two statues of everybody’s favorite wizard will be seeking photo ops in spots suitable for a fantasy icon in the real world. Of course our Gandalf is a beautiful statue made by Sideshow Collectibles and Weta Workshop and fans worldwide will have the chance to pass him along.

Participants are asked to keep our Gandalf (we nicknamed him Fandalf) as the primary subject of the photo and to use Peter Jackson’s tricks of photography to keep him in scale with people, place and things. Look for more detailed suggestions soon.

Who can participate?  YOU can!  We intend Gandalf to be passed around, photographed and handed off as much as possible at recognizable landmarks everywhere!

Photos will be uploaded on Flickr and the best will be shared on TheHobbitBlog.com, TheOneRing.net and we are building a database of those willing to “hand off the Gandalf”. Sign up by writing Fandalf@TheOneRing.net!