The sound of a lightsaber, the sweeping score of John Williams, Chewbacca’s signature voice, explosions, Jedi, aliens, droids, LEGOs, and so much more are all open game when you enter the Star Wars Fan Film Awards contest.
Imagine the galactic cred you would have if you won this contest? It’s a big deal and if you love Star Wars, have at least one creative bone in your body, you gotta enter. If you are unfamiliar with the contest, here is the official run-down.
Lucasfilm’s annual contest — in which fans make their own short films based on the stories and characters of a galaxy far, far away — is officially open! Visit StarWars.com’s Star Wars Fan Film Awards page to download a sound asset pack of official Star Wars sounds, view helpful Do’s and Don’ts, and more to get started and make your Star Wars masterpiece.
Submissions are open through April 24, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. PT, and entrants will have the chance to win a Fett-worthy bounty: an award plus a Star Wars Prize Pack consisting of Star Wars-themed merchandise and more. The Star Wars Fan Film Awards welcome films of varying genres, styles, and tones; award categories include Filmmaker Select, Best Animation, Best Non-Fiction, Spirit of Fandom, Best Comedy, Best Visual Effects, and Audience Choice, and winners will be announced in a special ceremony at Star Wars Celebration 2016.
In addition, the Star Wars Fan Film Awards are open to more filmmakers than ever before, including residents age 13+ from the US and District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec), as well as residents 18+ of the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, and Mexico.
Submissions are open through 11:59 p.m. PT on April 24, 2016. Enter now and may the Force be with you!
This trophy could be your second most prized possession, and you can set it right next to your MOST prized possession….your Jar Jar Binks soft soap dispenser.