Star Wars: The Clone Wars CG Supervisor Joel Aron to Appear at Celebration VI

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CG Supervisor Joel Aron will share both his expertise and his inside knowledge of the hit television series Star Wars: The Clone Wars at Celebration VI this August.Aron, who draws on an exhaustive history of creating seamless digital effects for Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic has helped bring a feature film sensibility to the weekly animated adventures of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Those at Celebration VI can hear from Aron on The Clone Wars panels with supervising director Dave … [Read more...]



Star Wars Visual Effects Supervisor Bill George to Appear at Star Wars Celebration VI

Bill George

Visual Effects Supervisor Bill George has a rich history in the Star Wars galaxy, and will be appearing at a Celebration for the first time this coming August in Orlando.Starting in Star Wars designing spacecraft for Return of the Jedi, George was Production Art Director for the Ewok television movies, and a matte painter for Episode I The Phantom Menace. Most recently he journeyed in the galaxy far, far away as the Visual Effects Supervisor for Star Tours: The Adventures Continue.Since … [Read more...]



Galactic Food Fun at Star Wars Weekends

Here are some tasty treats at Star Wars Weekends 2012 at Disney’s Hollywood StudiosDarth Vader is featured on a special cupcake, which goes to the “dark side.” This chocolate confection is $4.99 and is available at Darth’s Mall (the special merchandise location set up just for Star Wars Weekends 2012), ABC Commissary, Backlot Express, Studio Catering Co., Pizza Planet and Starring Rolls Cafe.Known for carrying secret plans in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, R2-D2 carries some yummy … [Read more...]



‘Her Universe’ Star Wars Spring/Summer Apparel Line to Debut at Disney’s Star Wars Weekends

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It’s a good time to be a fangirl of the Star Wars saga as Her Universe™, the female sci-fi genre line of fashionable apparel and accessories, revealed today its new Spring/Summer line to debut at Star Wars Weekends at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida on May 18th (running each weekend till June 10th) and online at http://www.Heruniverse.com on May 21st.Created by actress Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the current seasonal offering … [Read more...]



Star Wars Droid Factory Now Open at Disney Hollywood Studios

Star Wars Droid Factory

The "Droid Factory" experience, a new attraction where you can build and name your own R-series astromech droid action figures, is now open at Disney's Hollywood Studios!"We began discussing the Droid Factory in 2009," says product developer Cody Hampton. "We know that personalization is an important aspect of the popular build-your-own lightsaber experience. We felt the same thing could be done with action figures but on a much larger scale."Located at the park's Tatooine Traders … [Read more...]