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The Norse myth that inspired “The Lord of the Rings” - Iseult Gillespie


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The dwarves were master craftspeople. One dwarf, Andvari, forged marvelous creations. He often took the form of a fish and, one day, he swam to the land of the water nymphs, who guarded mounds of gold. When the nymphs laughed at his appearance, Andvari grew infuriated and seized their gold. With it, he crafted himself a special ring. Iseult Gillespie shares the Norse myth of the cursed ring.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Iseult Gillespie
  • Director BASA
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Storyboard Artist Eduardo Moya
  • Animator Eduardo Moya, Piruleta Ortiz, Daniela Espinosa
  • Compositor Eduardo Moya
  • Art Director Diego Huacuja
  • Music Igor Figueroa, Estudio Mono
  • Sound Designer Igor Figueroa, Estudio Mono
  • BASA Line Producer Melissa López Ley
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Cella Wright

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