The final weekend and a fun weekend with two great guests. Warren Fu, Concept Artist for the prequels got to talk spray bottles and the origin of General Grievous and Jake Lloyd got to exercise his excellent wry wit on the role of the young Anakin Skywalker and what he's doing now. You can hear … Continue reading Star Wars Weekends 2005, Week 6
One thing I forgot to mention in the notes from yesterday, Matt Wood said he recorded the sound of the car whipping by the front of the Test Track attraction here at Epcot and it is now part of the Lucasfilm sound library. Be interesting to hear if that ever ends up in a movie … Continue reading Test Track in Episode 7?
Or, as Arnie likes to call it, Weekend 2. As in Star Wars, this was the fifth weekend, which is Weekend 2: Attack of the Weekend. You can figure out the rest. There were some special Star Wars daddy tableaus during the motorcade this weekend. For Father's Day, they got together Luke, Leia, and Darth, … Continue reading More on Star Wars Weekends 5
Guests this week are the Jedi-licious (hmmm...something very creepy about that word) Amy Allen and Supervising Sound Editor and Voice of everyone's favorite non-Sith Star Wars baddy, General Grievous, Matthew Wood. Everyone knows Amy Allen as Jedi Knight Aayla Secura in Episodes II and III, but do you know she played other roles in the … Continue reading Star Wars Weekends 2005, Week 5
This week brings ILM Practical Model Supervisor Brian Gernand and man of many faces Jerome Blake to Star Wars Weekends. And not two more excited guests could you find here. Brian talked about the challenges of building the many "real" (that is, not built inside a computer) models for the latest installment of the Star … Continue reading Star Wars Weekends, Week 4
One interesting thing I forgot to mention about the Don Bies interview here at Star Wars Weekends. The hosts asked him if there were any R2-D2 scenes cut from the film that he missed. He said there wasn't anything with R2 in it, but there was a scene in the elevator where Anakin and Obi-Wan … Continue reading Don Bies Talks About RotS Cut Scene
Weekend 6 - June 24, 25, & 26 Jake Lloyd - young "Anakin Skywalker" (Episode I) Warren Fu - Concept Artist (Episode III)
In case you hadn't heard...two more exciting weeks of Star Wars Weekends have been added. June 17, 18, and 19, the featured guests will be Matthew Wood, Supervising Sound Editor for the prequels and the voice of General Grievous, and Amy Allen, Jedi Aayla Secura from Episode II and Episode III. Have I mentioned one … Continue reading Star Wars Weekends Extended!
Guests this week at a theme park far, far away were the multitalented Droid Unit Supervisor from ILM Don Bies and everyone's favorite Ew0k, Leprechaun, and just a real kewl guy, Warwick Davis. Don was a great guest, especially since he brought along a friend... Don Bies and R2-D2 Don's truly a multi-talented guy with … Continue reading Star Wars Weekends 2005, Week 3