JOOST VAN DE LOO
film DIRECTOR & holistic detective
In 2013, in the Nevada desert, Joost met a mysterious man. A musician who to him seemed a lot like his favourite character from The Lord of the Rings, Tom Bombadil. On the plane home, he was struck by a thought: What if the man that he’d met actually was Tom Bombadil?
Dr. Mark Benecke is a real-life Sherlock Holmes; a forensic biologist specialised in solving the most difficult, curious criminal cases. He is also a member of the editorial board of the Annals of Improbable Research, WHICH awards the annual Ig Nobel Prizes.
David Hand is emeritus professor of mathematics at Imperial College London and author of The Improbability Principle, which explains why miracles and extremely rare events happen every day.
casting director The Lord of the Rings trilogy
Liz Mullane has been a film casting director in New Zealand since 1988, WORKING ON high profile films such as The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit Trilogy. For Finding Tom Bombadil she did a SPECIAL 'non-fiction casting session' with Candidate #12.