Thursday, August 7, 2014

Lucasfilm Announces the Return of the Star Wars Fan Film Awards

By: Dominic Jones

After a three year hiatus, Lucasfilm announced today the return of the Star Wars Fan Film Awards.  The awards showcase the best creativity in Star Wars fan films and awards are given for various categories (or at least they were in the past, who knows what it will be like this time).  The awards were originally run from 2001 to 2011 through a partnership between Lucasfilm and  However, when went out of business in 2011, the awards ended.  Today Lucasfilm announced their return on saying,

Lucasfilm is excited to announce that the Star Wars Fan Film Awards are coming back — and shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.

Celebrating fan-made short films inspired by a galaxy far, far away, the Star Wars Fan Film Awards will return for the first time in three years, welcoming different genres and styles. The best short films will be screened at Star Wars Celebration 2015 in Anaheim, California. Stay tuned for more information in the coming weeks.

With Star Wars entering an unprecedented new era of creativity, Lucasfilm is thrilled to bring back the Star Wars Fan Film Awards.

I am very excited about the return of the awards.  I attended the awards ceremony at Celebration V in 2010 and had a great time.  I look forward to seeing what the fans come up with for Celebration 2015.

Follow The Star Wars Underworld on Twitter @TheSWU for more updates about this story and other breaking Star Wars news.


Post a Comment

This site is not endorsed by Lucasfilm Ltd. or Disney and is intended for entertainment and information purposes only. The official Star Wars site can be found at Star Wars, the Star Wars logo, all names and pictures of Star Wars characters, vehicles and any other Star Wars related items are registered trademarks and/or copyrights of Lucasfilm Ltd., or their respective trademark and copyright holders. All original content of this site, both graphical and textual, is the intellectual property of The Star Wars Underworld - unless otherwise indicated.
Site template © 2011 Supported by PsPrint Emeryville and