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Star Wars: Visions (a series of 10 animated short films) - a general discussion thread

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“Presenting all-new, creative takes on the galaxy far, far away, Star Wars: Visions will be a series of animated short films celebrating Star Wars through the lens of the world’s best anime creators. The anthology collection will bring 10 fantastic visions from several of the leading Japanese anime studios, offering a fresh and diverse cultural perspective to Star Wars.”

^ from the ‘Future Lucasfilm Projects Revealed’ article on the official Star Wars website.

and also at https://twitter.com/starwars/status/1337175544215965696

 

I am really hoping they push the boundaries for this, some high quality and sweeping animation, and differing styles to what we have seen before in the animated Star Wars series we’ve seen so far.

Maybe something along the lines of the quality fan videos like Daz Tibbles animation, the TIE Fighter - short film, Malec’s The Mandalorian as anime, or even better 😃

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This sounds very much like the Animatrix. Could be really interesting if they don’t give too many restrictions and allow the animators to get a little weird and crazy. I obviously don’t expect them to go as far as the Animatrix did (I’m assuming this is mostly marketed for kids?), but it’s still a great opportunity for SW to get a little experimental.

Original Trilogy Documentaries/Making-Ofs (YouTube, Vimeo, etc. finds)
Beyond the OT Documentaries/Making-Ofs (YouTube, Vimeo, etc. finds)
Star Wars is Surrealism, not Science Fiction (essay)
Amazon link to my first novel; Dawn of the Karabu.

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del rey books have announced an original novel inspired by one of these animated tales - due out in October…
 

'This year, #StarWarsVisions will bring all-new, creative takes on Star Wars from the world’s best anime creators.

Coming Oct 12th, an original novel inspired by one of those animated tales. A #StarWars book quite unlike any before it.

RONIN By Emma Mieko Candon’

^ https://twitter.com/DelReyStarWars/status/1373998785572052996
 

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