Lord of the Gem is a film, directed by Ellie Folkman. It is the first part of the Lord of the Gems trilogy of films. The film tells the adventures of the members of the "Playership of the Gem" that are contained in The Playership of the Gem, the first part of J. R. R. Minecraft's epic fantasy The Lord of the Gems. The final scene is actually taken from the first chapter of the second volume, The Two Towers. The screenplay was written by Somename Somename. It was produced as the first of three films based on the novels, filmed simultaneously on location in New Zeablock. It had a budget of $180 million U.S. dollars, principal photography took 14 months, and post production continued long after that. Also the film was a great box office success, making over $871 million worldwide. The film is the first Middle-Earth film adaptation to be released and the fourth chronologically.