Wordless Wednesday: Elijah Wood Travels from Middle-Earth to Sarasota

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A Conversation with Elijah Wood, Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, Fla., Jan. 24, 2012

A Conversation with Elijah Wood, Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, Fla., Jan. 24, 2012

Actor Elijah Wood traveled from Middle-earth to Sarasota earlier this week as part of the Ringling College Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab, a collaboration between Ringling College of Art & Design and Future of Films, LLC. During his visit he worked with students and last night, he answered questions from guests and students. I was lucky enough to be the +1 of a friend.

Wood is recognized for his movie accomplishments and for those who don’t know, he played the lead role of hobbit ‘Frodo Baggins’, in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, which is based on the books by J.R.R. Tolkein. Personally, I thought he was fab in “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” – one of the few DVDs I own.

Follow Elijah Wood on Twitter (but not in a stalkerish way) @woodelijah

Enjoy these photos.

Once Sitting Down, Elijah Poured Water for Larry Thompson, Ringling College President, Before Pouring a Glass for Himself

Once Sitting Down, Elijah Poured Water for Larry Thompson, Ringling College President, Before Pouring a Glass for Himself. A True Gentleman.

Did Wood Read All Tokein Books Cover to Cover? He Confessed "No."

Did Wood Read All Tokein Books Cover to Cover? He Confessed "No."

Wood is the Voice Behind 'Mumble' in the Animated Film, "Happy Feet"

Wood is the Voice Behind 'Mumble' in the Animated Film, "Happy Feet"

Wood Discussed FX Television Series 'Wilfred' in Which He Stars

Wood Discussed FX Television Series 'Wilfred' in Which He Stars

TEAM Elijah Was in the House!

TEAM Elijah Was in the House!

The audience serenaded Wood with 'Happy Birthday' to celebrate the actor's 31st birthday on Jan. 28. He Said it was the largest group of people to sing him 'Happy Birthday' at once.

The audience serenaded Wood with 'Happy Birthday' to celebrate the actor's 31st birthday on Jan. 28. He Said it was the largest group of people to sing him 'Happy Birthday' at once.

About the Ringling College Digital Filmmaking Studio Lab: Created in 2010, the program is designed to generate a level of professional filmmaker and production engagement to build Ringling’s academic program to international reputation.

Author: Solo Travel Girl

Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led Jennifer Huber, aka: Solo Travel Girl, to a career path in tourism. She has worked in the tourism industry for more than 20 years including 10 years with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley and Everglades National Park. She currently lives in Southwest Florida, and maintains this travel blog with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely.

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