Here, you can keep fully up to date with all news relating to the upcoming fan-film, Born of Hope. This section will be updated regularly to coincide with the progress of the film, which is due out later this year.


8th February 2009 - Born of Hope release date. Born of Hope is expected to be released in Autumn/Fall this year. According to the film's official site, Born of Hope will be premiered on October 2nd-4th at Ring*Con in Bonn, Germany. The film is expected to be released via the internet soon after.


7th February 2009 - Upcoming Born of Hope events. To help keep you up to date with the film's progress, here is a list of upcoming events (taken from Born of Hope's official site):

October 2nd - 4th 2009

Film World Premiere!!

Ring*Con 2009 - Bonn, Germany

We are very excited to return to Ring*Con! Come and join us for our World Premiere! This will be the first opportunity to see the film anywhere and not only that but to see it on a big screen the way it should be seen.

July 23rd – 26th 2009

Comic-Con 2009, San Diego California

We are hoping to attend this huge convention to show some teasers for the film. We’ll see if we can afford to go. If not this year then next!

May 16th - 17th 2009

The Middle-earth Weekend - Sarehole Mill, Birmingham, UK

Formerly the Tolkien Weekend, this two day event combines a village fair with a Tolkien festival, with stalls, lectures, competitions and more besides.

April 25th – 26th 2009

Elf Fantasy Faire, Castle de Haar in Haarzuilens, the Netherlands.

With about 25.000 visitors this is the largest Fantasy event on the European continent and we are hoping to attend this wonderful event.

21st - 22nd, 28th - 29th March 2009

Film Shoot, West Stow Anglo Saxon Village & Country Park

Come and join us for more shooting at West Stow.

For information on being an extra this week go to our Extras page

February 14th – 22nd 2009

Ring Quest, West Stow Anglo Saxon Village

We will be at the annual Ring Quest event at West Stow. We will be doing talks and Q&As, actors will be in costume and hopefully a SFX makeup demonstration of becoming an orc