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The Star Wars Fan Films / Shorts thread

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Hey guys. I haven’t seen a general thread on fan-made SW works, specifically filmed and animated kinds, so I thought I’d put this up (if there’s already one, I’ll take this down). Here, we just talk about good, bad, and whatever SW fan films there are out there. Put down random thoughts. Just something to talk here, if you want.

Getting the ball rolling, I just found this animated short, called STAR WARS: Echoes of the Past by YouTuber Andrei Terbea (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjA1HacQZg8). Not exactly action-packed like most, but I thought it was pretty good. Just a bit where Rey and Luke talk, and I liked it.

Do you guys know of any fanfilms (good/bad/whatever)? I’d be interested to hear what you guys have to say. Thanks!

"Adventure, excitement. A Jedi craves not these things!"

- Yoda

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Might as well begin with the grandaddy of them all. Hardware Wars from 1978.
https://youtu.be/cGDdFuDwTZ8
Director Ernie Fosselius later worked in the sound dept. on Return of The Jedi and Spaceballs.

And the one that really got the fan film ball rolling in 1997. Troops
https://youtu.be/-EDiQXhYIKY
Youtube didn’t even exist when this was unleashed on an unsuspecting internet.
With it’s unique take on events that happened offscreen in the original film, Rogue One probably owes this one a debt. 😉
Director Kevin Rubio has gone on to write some of the funniest Star Wars comics ever. (Among other things.) Wish he could make one of the spinoff movies.

I.M.P.S. The Relentless
https://youtu.be/bHJkxEVENPI
Picking up where Troops leaves off, this is a semi documentary look at the brave soldiers of the Empire.

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Wannabe Scholar said:

Hey guys. I haven’t seen a general thread on fan-made SW works

I did:
http://originaltrilogy.com/topic/Best-Fan-Films/id/48059

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Another pre-YouTube film (2002) - and also probably one of the best:
Before we got Rogue One, we had another female hero:
Pink Five

Makes those “rouge” misspellings even funnier now, right?

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How did I accomplish that (considering my age) is my secret...
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A few other threads from around the OriginalTrilogy•com in relation to Star Wars Fan Films

 
Fan Films - thread by Obi-wonton

Best Fan Films? - thread by LuckyGungan2001

Least Favorite and Favorite Fan Films - thread by codester

Troops - on Total Movie DVD - thread by jwenig

IMPS The Relentless (Troops 2): A Dead Project?..or what? - thread by Kaal-Jhyy

Fan Film - Dark Resurrection - thread by AxiaEuxine

Star Wars : Recluse Forces - thread by DarthJansen

Star Wars Episode 0 - thread by Jonathan-StarWarsEp0

The Drunken Jedi Master - fan film - thread by avskumgud - NSFW

Star Wars Re-imagined? - thread by Anaokar

The Dueal - Star Wars Fan Series Like No Other - thread by ZagielStudio

Splinter of the Mind’s Eye and other fan films wishlist - thread by darth_ender

The Pink Five Collection - thread by RowMan

Fan film(s) to “replace” the prequels? - idea thread by Kabal

Shroud of the Empire: A Star Wars Fanfilm - A script idea thread by Dyland

5/25/77 A fan film idea… - thread by sluggo (does involve inventing a time machine…)

 

Some useful Star Wars Fan Film articles / links…

 
The SW•com Fan Award Site : The Star Wars Fan Film Awards - Wiki Page

Star Wars Fan Films Good Enough to Be Canon’ - from CheatSheet•com

The Force Is Strong With These 12 Star Wars Fan Films’ - from fortressofsolitude•co•za

11 of the Best ‘Star Wars’ Fan Films Ever Made’ - from thewrap•com

10 Star Wars Fan Films You Should Watch On Youtube’ - from makeuseof•com

14 Star Wars Fan Films, Ranked’ - from syfy•com/syfywire

Top 10 Star Wars fan films’ - from adventuresinpoortaste•com

36 Fan films based on Star Wars’ - a Wikipedia page

Fan Films : Fan Films Index - from TheForce•net Fan Film Archive Pages (to 2013-ish)

Star Wars Fanpedia Fan Film Page - from starwarsfans•wikia•com

StarWars•com Fan Films Page - from StarWars•com (seems updated to 2016)

Obviously your online search engine of choice - and video sites like youtube, vimeo & dailymotion etc are useful too.
 

and…

szapacost’s Fan-Made Star Wars videos found on Youtube and similar sites thread.

 


 

a few Star Wars Fan Films I liked / intrigued me (am not a big fan of long swirly lightsabre battle scenes in fan films)…

 
One day I’ll become…’ by Roman Gregorička, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arxOmH20qa4

STAR WARS: Echoes Of The Past’ by Andrei Terbea, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZjA1HacQZg8

TK-436: A Stormtrooper Story’ by Samtubia & Samgoma Edwards, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GdEXQ6Ulw8

TK630 - A Star Wars Fan Film’ by Brendan H. Banks, at https://vimeo.com/287013224

Jakku: First Wave’ by Benjamin Eck, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt9l7WdHEZ0

Rebel Scum’ by Blood Brother Cinema Co., at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiu2Tc2HdLo

ODYSSEY: A Star Wars Story (2018 Fan Film)’ by MAV Films, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IvGpStmbOM&

BUCKETHEADS: A Star Wars Story’ by Transmute Pictures, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6GUxb0kCCA

BOUNTY HUNT’ by Sava Zivkovic (1m 30s - NSFW), at https://vimeo.com/266741574 - NSFW

VADER: A Star Wars Story’ trailer by FlamingoIsland, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUxT1RiDLOg

TIE Fighter - short film’ by OtaKing77077, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PN_CP4SuoTU

Star Wars MegaMix’ - by Daz Tibbles, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4guS081D6I4
 

a feel-good lighthearted Star Wars Fan Film for us oldies / softies - with kids or grandkids, nephews and nieces etc:-

Star Wars: Generations’ by DonBittersIII, at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=piDGsUCdwxA

 


 

In answer to the OP… I really enjoyed watching that; the creator of it is indeed correct - it does feel more relevant since TLJ was later released and featured similar themes. Love that ‘simple’ style of animation too - nice one, cheers for posting - and also creating this thread ⭐️

 


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screams in the void said:

I dig this one …https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jw_VPREHnpY

Liked that a lot - had that cool BSG vibe of when they were doing earlier episodes in the forests on Caprica - nicely shot, with mystery and building tension - with some suspense thrown in too…

Cheers mate 😃


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The 2018 Star Wars Fan Film competition… (with various categories and sections)

https://www.starwars.com/star-wars-fan-awards

 


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‘TK630 - A Star Wars Fan Film’

‘Marooned on a forest planet, an Imperial scout trooper hunts a lone Jedi, when he discovers an unexpected ally.’

https://vimeo.com/287013224

by Brendan H. Banks

 


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ODYSSEY: A Star Wars Story (2018 Fan Film)’ - at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IvGpStmbOM&

More info at www.Odyssey-film.com

 

^ really enjoyed watching that - can see the hard work, skills and dedication that went into it. I hope they do more…

 


 

Looking forward to seeing the ‘WHY WE FIGHT: A Star Wars Story’ when it is released too.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/christopherrowe/why-we-fight-a-star-wars-story

^ some info, snippets and updates there as well.

 


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The still in post-production Star Wars Theory Vader fanfilm.

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‘BUCKETHEADS: A Star Wars Story (2018 Fan Film)’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6GUxb0kCCA

‘BUCKETHEADS is a Star Wars Fan Film from the Stormtroopers’ perspective. Shot in September 2017 in Vancouver, BC, Canada, it was a wonderful journey, with over 76 people directly involved in this effort to tell a Star Wars Story from the Imperial point of view.’

More info at https://www.facebook.com/BucketheadsFilm/
 


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Meet the Winners of the Star Wars Fan Awards 2018’…

https://www.starwars.com/news/meet-the-winners-of-the-star-wars-fan-awards-2018
 

The four main categories were…

Long Video: https://www.starwars.com/star-wars-fan-awards/long-video-winners

Short Video: https://www.starwars.com/star-wars-fan-awards/short-video-winners

Visual Art: https://www.starwars.com/star-wars-fan-awards/visual-art-winners

Photo: https://www.starwars.com/star-wars-fan-awards/photo-winners
 


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An intriguing fan film trailer that caught the eye…
 

Shrouded Destiny: A Star Wars Long Tale Teaser Trailer - “An Interesting Question”’:-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoVhG5RSN1s

 

'The first teaser trailer for the biggest Star Wars fan film in the history of fan films!

The entire team of more than 200 volunteers who worked on this with a budget of roughly $100.000 would like to thank all the fans for their continued support and hope that you’ll help us out by sharing this video on your Social Media accounts with a few words on your thoughts.

“Shrouded Destiny: A Star Wars Long Tale” is an entirely fan made endeavor with more than a few industry professionals designed to be pitched to Disney in the ambitious plan of making the groundwork laid here into a five season series for world wide streaming!

The inspiration for the series is heavily influenced by Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The Wire, and The Raid and will be full of complex characters, rich landscapes, stories that twist and turn and dare to take you deeper than you’ve ever gone before, fantastic brutal action, and fates that will tear hearts asunder.

The year 2019 will see the completion of this 45 minutes pilot that we hope to bring to the doorsteps of Disney in the hopes of being hired, so please help this project come alive by liking:’

www.facebook.com/sarwarsstarwars : www.instagram.com/starwarslongtale : twitter.com/DestinyShrouded
 


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Tonight is the premiere of Star Wars Theories’ Vader fan film.

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A intriguing fan film trailer that caught the eye…
 

Shrouded Destiny: A Star Wars Long Tale Teaser Trailer - “An Interesting Question”’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoVhG5RSN1s

'The first teaser trailer for the biggest Star Wars fan film in the history of fan films!

The entire team of more than 200 volunteers who worked on this with a budget of roughly $100.000 would like to thank all the fans for their continued support and hope that you’ll help us out by sharing this video on your Social Media accounts with a few words on your thoughts.

“Shrouded Destiny: A Star Wars Long Tale” is an entirely fan made endeavor with more than a few industry professionals designed to be pitched to Disney in the ambitious plan of making the groundwork laid here into a five season series for world wide streaming!

The inspiration for the series is heavily influenced by Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, The Wire, and The Raid and will be full of complex characters, rich landscapes, stories that twist and turn and dare to take you deeper than you’ve ever gone before, fantastic brutal action, and fates that will tear hearts asunder.

The year 2019 will see the completion of this 45 minutes pilot that we hope to bring to the doorsteps of Disney in the hopes of being hired, so please help this project come alive by liking:’

www.facebook.com/sarwarsstarwars : www.instagram.com/starwarslongtale : twitter.com/DestinyShrouded
 

Looks interesting ! I can definitely see a Game Of Thrones influence in that trailer .I wonder if David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are aware of it .https://variety.com/2018/film/news/star-wars-game-of-thrones-new-films-david-benioff-db-weiss-1202689489/

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^
That looks really cool!

oofa doofa

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Tonight is the premiere of Star Wars Theories’ Vader fan film.

Seemed to have gone down quite well, mate:-

‘I think they liked it…Vader Fan-Film Reaction End Credits’…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzY4P2BFRD0
 

For those unaware… the guy hired out a cinema screen to premiere Part One of his Vader Fan Edit - and didn’t charge anyone to go and watch.

His youtube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8CbFnDTYkiVweaz8y9wd_Q/videos

The 3 trailers for it - 1st trailer : 2nd trailer : 3rd trailer
 

The Star Wars Theory fan film ‘Vader - Episode 1 : Shards Of The Past’ - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey68aMOV9gc

 

A video of a live Q&A session re the fan film - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uNflHdEYBQA

 

https://twitter.com/SWTheory66 : https://www.instagram.com/star.wars.theory/
 


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I really liked the ideas behind the Star Wars Theory Vader film. It’s clearly a fan film, but as fan films go it is really up there. The short scenes in space alone are incredible. One tiny gripe is that the Clone Trooper actors were moving their blasters up and down which just doesn’t happen in the Star Wars Universe.

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I loved it and I hope he gets enough funding for episode two.

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I thought the Star Wars Theory fan film had some decent parts , though I could do without the sjw comments from his fanbase . The Vader costume was very movie accurate and the space scenes were on par with the films as well . On the flipside , the Emperor looked terrible and the blue interior set he was in toward the end seemed like it was shot in a bedroom with lighting effects to make it look a little larger . The square windows did not seem very Star Wars to me . Maybe if it had a bigger budget . There was a fan film about Vader that had the same kind of emotional vibe to it years ago , and while it does have some cringey moments , it is still one of the best I have seen . Just wish I could find it in higher resolution …https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vc_sDKoLMJg

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