An authentic location is an area which appears on screen how it would if you were standing there yourself, there is no or minimal misrepresentation. 

A CGI location is an area built up via Computer Generated Imagery and is commonly entirely fake, with the possibility of real life elements added. 

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* 1. When watching a film, do you pay attention to the locations it is set within?

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* 2. Are you more interested in going to watch a film if it has authentic locations displayed within the trailer?

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* 3. Do you feel authentic or CGI locations offer a better backdrop for a film?

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* 4. Do you gain a deeper connection and further entertainment when watching films which use authentic locations? If yes, why?

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* 5. Have you ever visited a film set or location? If yes, where?

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* 6. Have you watched any of films within the Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit trilogies? The following questions only apply to those who have.

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* 7. Suspension of disbelief is defined as 'a willingness to suspend one's critical faculties and believe something surreal; sacrifice of realism and logic for the sake of enjoyment.' Do you feel you suspend your disbelief when watching the trilogies? If yes, why?

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* 8. Does the use of authentic locations transport you further into the world of Middle Earth and create a deeper connection with the story?

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* 9. Do you feel the trilogies would be as successful if they used CGI locations rather than the authentic landscapes in New Zealand?

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* 10. Are you interested in visiting the locations within the trilogies? If yes, where?
If you have, please detail where you have visited.

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