Corridor Digital created an awesome Star Wars fan film using on-board POV camera footage captured from drones, combined with exterior shots and VFX. The drone pilots from Rotor Riot deserve an award for maneuvering around that bridge. Behind the scenes footage here.
Candace Payne’s gleeful video of her testing out her new Chewbacca mask has been seen over a 137 million times on her Facebook page alone. So it’s no wonder that The Gregory Brothers hopped on the bandwagon, and turned her unending joy into an equally upbeat little song.
Kirby Ferguson looks at J.J. Abrams’ approach to filmmaking and the parallels between The Force Awakens and A New Hope. While referencing the past can be an homage, some might see it as a lack of creativity. In this case, combining the familiar and the new worked brilliantly.
Paying tribute to two of our favorite franchises at once, designer Kurt Rauffer (aka KROFL) created this reimagined title sequence for The Empire Strikes Back, done in the style of classic James Bond opening credits. The music is Radiohead’s unused Spectre theme song.
A group of talented animators from The Animators’ Collective spent the three weeks since the teaser for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dropped, and if you ask us, they did an amazing job recreating the trailer using Minifigs and LEGO set pieces. VFX breakdown here.
“It’s all fairly simple.” Yeah right. Woodworker Frank Howarth celebrates Star Wars Day in the best way possible – by sharing video of his painstakingly handcrafted wooden Death Star. It’s simply astounding that you can make something like this from flat pieces of wood.
Redditor raskolnikov- is blowing minds all over the world with his incredible LEGO model of an Imperial Star Destroyer. Not only is it huge – it’s over 56″ long and weighs 70lb – it also has a detailed interior, with rooms and minifigs and even spaceships inside it.
Our first look at the first standalone story feature in the Star Wars franchise – the story behind the scrappy team of Rebels sent to steal the plans for the Death Star in the lead-up to A New Hope. From director Gareth Edwards (Monsters, Godzilla).
Screen Junkies is several months late with their joke for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which means we’ve heard all they have to say. Except for Maz Kanata’s new nickname. That was good. Anyway, they make up for it with a showdown of movie trailer voice guys.
Inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this striking image by Derek Payne features Rey scavenging on the surface of Jakku against the dramatic backdrop of a crashed Star Destroyer. Measures 18″ x 24″ and printed on archival quality paper. 23% off in The Awesomer Shop.
Inspired by his own holochess board from Star Wars, Academy Award winning effects wiz Phil Tippett is working with HappyGiant to create Hologrid Monster Battle, an augmented and virtual reality board game with collectible cards and battles between Tippett’s creatures.
3D graphics modder Martin Bergman shows what you can do by tweaking the renderers and textures for Star Wars: Battlefront, then running the game on a powerful gaming rig with an GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics card and an Intel Core i7 6700K CPU. More on Imgur.
Replay the events of The Force Awakens with more humor and brick-building, play as both the heroes and villains, see events from between Episodes VI and VII and more in this upcoming video game. The Deluxe Edition comes with an exclusive Finn minifig. Drops 6/28/16.