Welcome to Middle-earth Enterprises formerly known as Tolkien Enterprises, a division of The Saul Zaentz Company, headquartered in Berkeley, California.

Middle-earth Enterprises owns exclusive worldwide rights to motion picture, merchandising, stage and other rights in certain literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien including The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. We have produced and licensed films, stage productions and merchandise based on these Tolkien works for more than thirty-five years.

If you are interested in a licensing opportunity please carefully read the guidelines listed under Licensing Procedures and send an inquiry to the appropriate rights-holder listed under Licensing Contacts.

If you are interested in licensed products based upon The Lord of the Rings or The Hobbit, you'll find a selection listed under Current Licensees.