Founded and maintained by passionate Star Wars fans, the Star Wars Underworld strives to uphold a fan-first attitude and family-friendly environment in which fans of all ages can engage in constructive conversation and spread the word about their creative projects. These open and respectful values have contributed greatly to the growth and sustainment of the organization, and will always be the core moral tenets of its existence.
By The Fans, For The Fans
The Star Wars Underworld was built by the fan community, and exists for the sole purpose of serving the fan community. It is a trustworthy source for breaking Star Wars news, intelligent speculation, and constructive discussion, and is a venue for fans to promote their own creativity and opinions.
A Family-Friendly, Professional Environment
All contributing members of the Star Wars Underworld staff and supported organizations are expected to conduct themselves in an appropriate and professional manner, to promote an enjoyable and constructive environment for fans of all ages and backgrounds. All fans who interact in the community are implored to uphold guidelines that encourage respectfulness and positivity.
The Star Wars Underworld was founded as a Facebook page by Star Wars fan Benjamin Hart on April 10th, 2010. Later that year, contributors Chris Seekell and Jordan Petto joined Ben as admins on Facebook, and together the three have gone on to head a growing fan community of Star Wars related social media pages, blogs, Youtube channels, and websites. In spring 2011, as the original Facebook page celebrated its first anniversary, and launched the official website. In May 2011 Dominic Jones was brought in as a journalist and has since been promoted to Head Writer. In early 2012 he joined Ben, Chris and Jordan as the fourth admin of the official Faceboook page. Several team members began contributing to the Star Wars Underworld Podcast in fall 2011 and, since then, Savanna Kiefer joined the team as the podcast guest recruiter and is responsible for the appearances of voice actors from the hit animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, such as Dave Fennoy, Anna Graves and Stephen Stanton, on the program.