Independent Online Cinema presents an unofficial and free high-concept Lord of the Rings prequel made for under $5,000. The film remains true to the style of Peter Jackson's films and the world of J.R.R. Tolkien. It tells of how Aragorn tracked down Gollum between The Hobbit & The Fellowship of the Ring.
The film acheived over 1 million views in the first week of release in May 2009. (Dailymotion) and wide press acclaim for it's high production values on a microbudget.
This Youtube version is slightly extended with 1 scene added back in.