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I actually just got an idea regarding the ending of my Revenge of the Sith edit: what if Padme initially survives, but then we do a flash forward, say, 2 or 3 years, after which it shows Padme’s funeral and the rest of the scenes after that. That way I get to keep the awesome transition between Padme’s funeral and the scene with Vader on the Star Destroyer, the Death Star has had more time to be partially completed, and Leia had some time with her mother so she could remember her.

What do you guys think? Just an idea as of now.

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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Sounds great, actually. I never thought of it before, but your justification makes me think it might belong.

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Deepfake or augment the little girl to be Leia? Or something

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Hal 9000 said:

Deepfake or augment the little girl to be Leia? Or something

The little girl is actually Padme’s niece, she was in a deleted scene in AOTC.

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Yeah, I know, but if you want the funeral to be a few years later it’d make sense for Leia to be seen.

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Retconning Padmé’s niece to be Leia would be cool but it’d feel strange ending the movie with a somewhat grown-up Leia but then showing an infant Luke.

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Not sure how one would move the funeral to a few years later, but if

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Knight of Kalee said:

Retconning Padmé’s niece to be Leia would be cool but it’d feel strange ending the movie with a somewhat grown-up Leia but then showing an infant Luke.

Very good point I overlooked. Maybe I’d have to move Luke and Leia’s fates to before the scene with Vader on the Star Destroyer, and that’s what ends the film?

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Not sure how one would move the funeral to a few years later, but if

If what? I’m interested in hearing your idea if you have one.

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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I was just saying that if one were somehow moving the funeral to be a few years later, then it would be reasonable to try to insert Leia somehow.

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I’ve decided on what to do with Padme’s death. Obi-Wan’s “She’s dying?!” will be moved to before the droid speaks, and after that is the Labyrinth of Evil version of the droid’s diagnosis in which he says “She has sustained severe injuries, we have no idea how long she will last. We are preparing to deliver the babies”. Padme still dies, as I think this is an important part of Vader’s complete turn to the dark side. IMO if Padme survived I think she would’ve tried to turn Anakin back to the light. But this way she dies due to the combination of the force choke, childbirth, and the emotional stress of losing everything she had fought for her whole life, rather then just saying “She doesn’t have any injuries, but she’s lost the will to live.”

Is there anybody who would be able to help out with something in the VFX arena? Someone did a redo of the scene of Anakin killing Shaak-Ti (which I’m using to replace the youngling scene) in which they added the lightsaber burn mark and enhanced the saber effects, but unfortunately the quality is very low. Thankfully Bobson Dugnutt has done an HD version of the scene, but with no enhanced effects. Would someone be able to do something like this for me with Dugnutt’s HD version?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWygeVBsr_Y
https://vimeo.com/408720866

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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Just a little update here, I know I’ve been kinda radio silent and I’m sorry about that. The ROTS edit is done except for Anakin killing Shaak-Ti bit, which thankfully TheAlaskanSandman has agreed to polish the VFX for. He did say it’d take awhile though (which I completely understand as he’s doing his own amazing edits), so I may release a version with the lower quality that was uploaded on YouTube that I was originally intending on using (this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWygeVBsr_Y) until he’s able to do it. I’ve also been having a bit of a problem with my editor (VideoPad Editor), for some reason it doesn’t want to load some of the audio which is a pain but I should be able to figure it out.

I’ve also decided I’m not doing the added scene for my ANH edit of Vader ordering the Lars murders, as it would ruin the surprise and shock of seeing the Lars’ burned corpses and it would’ve relied too much on reusing footage from ESB.

In the meantime I thought I’d maybe share a screenshot for an addition for my ESB fan-edit. Adywan brought back Vader’s original line “Bring my Shuttle” and removed all of the added SE stuff in which we see Vader fly to his shuttle for ESB:R (which I’m using as the base for mine), which is great, and I totally agree that was an unnecessary SE change. However I’ve always really liked that one added wide shot of Vader walking to his shuttle. I think this added shot is gorgeous. So what I’ve done is that Vader still says “Bring my Shuttle”, and the score and pacing is all the same, but I adjusted the shot of Vader walking so he rounds the corner earlier, and I’ve added back in this shot, color corrected to match Ady’s other Cloud City exteriors. I think it looks quite nice.

Thoughts?

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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But why would Vader say “Bring my shuttle” if his shuttle was already there? That line doesn’t really make sense with the added Special Edition shot.

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I mean, he asked for his shuttle to be brought, and they brought it.

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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G&G-Fan said:

I mean, he asked for his shuttle to be brought, and they brought it.

But that cut suggests that by the time he asked that, they had already brought his shuttle. It just feels weird.

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Yeah, now that I think about it you’re right, I’ll leave it the way it was then.

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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I’m super interested in your edits, G&G-fan! Your changes sound excellent to me, and I’m especially looking forward to your take on ROTJ. The restructuring of the first third sounds awesome.

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Wow, thanks! I’m glad to hear that you’re excited.

And yeah, I think it really works in explaining why Luke is a more powerful and experienced Jedi better as well as making the plan to free Han more sensible.

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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Just add a clock wipe!

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G&G-Fan said:

Just a little update here, I know I’ve been kinda radio silent and I’m sorry about that. The ROTS edit is done except for Anakin killing Shaak-Ti bit, which thankfully TheAlaskanSandman has agreed to polish the VFX for. He did say it’d take awhile though (which I completely understand as he’s doing his own amazing edits), so I may release a version with the lower quality that was uploaded on YouTube that I was originally intending on using (this one:

Ive had some time to play with a scene for my edit using Lens Distortion and Kingpin Tracker from Red Giant and so far its working great and looks good so should be able to get to that fairly soon

Muclunkey!
https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/The-Prequel-Trilogy-Revised-Trailer/id/70831

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Anakin Starkiller said:

I’m really interested in your ANH edit.

Great to hear!

TheAlaskanSandman said:

Ive had some time to play with a scene for my edit using Lens Distortion and Kingpin Tracker from Red Giant and so far its working great and looks good so should be able to get to that fairly soon

Epic, I can’t wait! Thanks again!

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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Not really, waiting on Anakin killing Shaak-Ti scene. Had a test in both my AP classes this week and also working on my dinosaur documentary project. But this definitely isn’t getting abandoned, no worries. In fact now that I’m thinking about it I probably should spend this time fine tuning my TPM and AOTC edits.

I’m somewhat conflicted on my OT edits though. ESB is all set because ESB:R is already finished, but I’m not sure whether to wait for ANH:R HD and ROTJ:R to make my edits or use other sources as the bases first (2020 Blu-Rays and other fan-edits). I was initially going to wait for ANH:R HD for ANH, and for ROTJ do an edit of the 2020 Blu-Ray (mixed with Hal9000’s) as I was under the impression that ANH:R was coming out sooner and I figured it would take much longer for ROTJ:R to come out, but I’ve been informed that they’re actually coming out around the same time, which probably means the wait for ANH:R is going to be longer then I originally thought. I want to use the Revisited edits as the bases because of the new awesome VFX and the fixing of pretty much any goof you can think of and more (like Vader’s chest box having no glowing lights in ANH, and Luke actually looking sad when Biggs dies). But since the wait is probably going to be long I probably will make an edit of ANH using a mix of the 2020 Blu-Ray, Hal9000’s, IIFanEditore’s, Possessed (thus far I think his is the only other one besides Adywan’s that gives Vader’s chest box its lights and fixing the lightsaber jumpcuts), and possibly others. The first version of my ROTJ edit will use Hal9000’s and the 2020 Blu-Ray until ROTJ:R comes out, that was always going to be the case.

Don’t take that as me complaining about the wait for the Revisited edits btw, I understand that that amount of work takes time and I fully respect the amount of dedication he puts into his edits.

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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Are there any fan-edits besides Adywan’s that fix R2 having inconsistent lights in ANH (the weird 85% red, 15% blue thing)?

Link to thread for my Star Wars fan-edits: https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/My-Star-Wars-Saga-Edits-episodes-1-6/id/76327
Other fan-edits include “This is Tokyo” (combination of original 1954 Gojira and the 1956 Americanization) and Heisei Godzilla Series Remaster.

And finally, proud creator of Dinosauria: Ascension, Domination, Downfall. https://dinosauriadocu.wixsite.com/dinosauriadocu

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in this version besides Shaak-Ti, will Anakin kill other Jedi? And tell more about your VFX