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Star Wars: Rey’s Origin Story – A Fan Film

We love fan films here. If you’ve been following our site for any amount of time now, you know how much I love to write about Star Wars fan films. There is just something wonderful about them – even the ones that are not so great in terms of quality – that I love. They are charming, endearing, and entertaining. Every now and then, we stumble across a professional-quality fan film that ticks all those boxes and then some. Here is one such video now. Just in time for The Last Jedi, we have an original story of Rey. Want to know where she really came from? How she ended up where she is now? Here’s a fun take on Rey’s origin story that you won’t want to miss. See this video from Working with Lemons “Before there was ever a Last Jedi did you ever wondered how Rey became stuck…

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The Fallen Knight – A Kylo Ren Origin Story – Star Wars Fan Film

Here we go… it’s time for another Star Wars fan film review. You guys know how much I love these. So, this one is all about Kylo Ren. This film from RZM Productions checks in at just over 22 minutes long and tells us the origin story of Kylo Ren. It has great acting, a great story, and it’s as professional as I’ve seen a fan film come (although it was well funded by the community). If you have not seen it yet, go ahead and take some time to sit down and give it a watch. You won’t be sorry. It is really a unique and fantastic story that leaves you asking more questions. It would be great to see where this same team would carry the story if they had the chance to do so. If you’re sitting around on winter break looking for a great way to pass some…

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Rebel Assault – Star Wars Battlefront Cinematic Film

A Rebel Assault Team arrives on the planet Tatooine to attempt and drive out Imperial Occupancy, only to be met such resistance that it will be the battle of their lives! You know how we love Star Wars films. Here is another one to add to your list. This is a Star Wars Battlefront cinematic. If you haven’t seen it yet, we highly recommend you take a few minutes out of your day to make it happen. It’s under 30 minutes long and it will not disappoint. If you’ve been playing Battlefront, and if you’re looking forward to the new game, this cinematic will get you excited about playing. If you don’t play the game, but  you love Star Wars, you’ll still enjoying watching it. They put over 11 months into filming and now you can view all of the hard work for yourself. You may have seen their previous…

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO MACE WINDU? (A Star Wars Fan Film)

Sometime after the fallout of “Revenge of the Sith” and before the events of “Rogue One”, Mace Windu found his way to a desert planet with no name, where he prepares his counter-strike against the Galactic Empire and his nemesis- Darth Vader. Here’s what happens when Windu faces up against Vader. You know how we love our fan films here and this is no exception. It’s a fun little short, clocking in at just over 10 minutes and it’s well worth taking the time to give it a watch. We think you’ll find it just as entertaining as we did, especially if you happen to be a fan of Quentin Tarantino, as explained below in a note from the director. Check it out, brought to you by blinky500. ~A WORD FROM CHRIS~ Written, shot and directed in the style of a Quentin Tarantino film, this short is meant to be as…

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Kylo Ren: Smuggler’s Son (A Star Wars Fan Film)

Brought to you by Shattered Star Productions, here’s a short (just over 10 minutes long) fan film that we absolutely love. The story is moving, the special effects are great, and the entire production is well done. If you’re into Star Wars fan films, here’s another you’re going to want to check out. Have you ever thought about what it would be like to be a smuggler’s son? What kind of family life would a smuggler have? Honestly, the real reason many of them had no family at all is because it’s easier to fly solo than to be away from the ones who care about you. Here’s a film that touches on some of those issues. A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away… The Dark Side of the Force has a new acolyte: the young man once known as Ben Solo, but who now terrorizes the galaxy…

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Countdown – A Star Wars Fan Film

Here’s another great Star Wars fan film that went above and beyond to share their story. I’ll let you watch it to see what I mean by that statement, but for now, let’s move on to the story. In a desperate attempt to save the future, Xenia travels back in time to a pivotal moment in history–the untimely assassination of Senator Desera–hoping that by saving the senator, she can change the course of history for the better. It was great story, it has action, and the fight/lightsaber scenes are great. The acting is good and the dialogue isn’t stiff like with some fan films. Costumes and props are also nicely done. All in all, it hits all the marks for what I’d say makes a great film. You can tell a lot of time and dedication went into this which is part of what I love the most about Star…

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Eternal Fanfilm Project

Eternal is an ambitious Star Wars fanfilm project based in Bristol and run by students passionate about Star Wars and Film-Making. Just like all projects of this nature, they need your help to make it happen. We’re really passionate about fan projects like this here because as fans ourselves, we know how much effort and care goes into these projects. We know just how much fans can care about the things they love and we know that some of the best Star Wars projects are fan made projects. This is why we want to tell you about Eternal and how you can help if you choose to do so. The Story 5000 years before the events of Death Stars and Skywalkers, there was the Eternal Empire: a great dominion, led by a fractured family, that conquered both Jedi and Sith alike. Eternal is a Star Wars fan film dedicated to…

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Star Wars: From the Shadows (A Fan Film)

To what lengths will two teens go to convince their superfan friend that they lived a Star Wars adventure? This fun, cute Star Wars fan film will answer that question. Drew Struckmeyer brings us “Star Wars: From the Shadows” and it’s a fun little short that’s worth your time to give a look. What’s it all about? Well, you really need to watch it for yourself to get the full experience but let me give you a little breakdown. It’s just over seven minutes long and tells a fun narrative of one guy trying to convince his young friend that he and another friend had a real life Star Wars experience. It starts off as the two play video games and young Wyatt says he “wishes” Star Wars was real. After stating that it’s “scientifically impossible” for that to happen in real life, Drew tells him a story he just can’t believe….

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Star Wars: Rise of the Empire – A Star Wars Fan Film

An empire will rise. Join the rebels in the biggest battles across the galaxy in this epic Star Wars fan film. This is a really awesome fan film from BTV that you have to see for yourself. Created entirely in GTA V using mods, this was an exhaustive creation with over 125 shots and fx, Rise of the Empire is their biggest Grand Theft Auto machinima. This is absolutely stunning! Visually it’s bright and crisp. The story and cinematography are engaging. The sound effects and music are spot-on. This film will get you excited just the way a Star Wars film should. You’ll be on the edge of your seat to see what happens next. Personally, I’m a fan of machinima already. I think it takes a lot of creativity and they can be so much fun to watch but this one goes above and beyond most I have seen. It’s clean, it’s realistic,…

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Survivors – Star Wars Fan film

It seems like December 2016 was the month of the fan film and we have another one for you to check out. Survivors, from Cinemage is a film that gets right to the action and suspense from the first scene. You’ll see a chase and a lightsaber fight all within the first minute. It really gets your Star Wars blood pumping to find out what happened and why. Who are the survivors? What are they surviving? Who will win this battle? Honestly, it might leave more questions than answers once you watch it all but personally, I loved how it whets the appetite and makes you want to see more. I hope they keep writing, keep acting, and keep filming. There’s nothing like true Star Wars fans to capture the spirit of the franchise and that’s part of what makes these fan films so much fun to watch. Even when they’re not…

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