“To get an Oscar would be an incredible moment in my career, there is no doubt about that. But the Lord of the Rings films are not made for Oscars, they are made for the audience.” Peter Jackson, whose trilogy would end up winning 17 Oscars. The creative behind the most gargantuan film production of modern Hollywood, Peter Jackson is best known for his immaculate adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, where he also explored many advancements in the technology used for filmmaking. After his critical and box office success with the fantasy trilogy, Jackson continued to further techniques for restoring old filmic archives, which he used to create documentaries about a variety of subjects, from World War I to The Beatles.