October 30, 2012. Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm is announced. George Lucas: “The future Star Wars films, Kathy and I have been working on future Star Wars films. The main reason I brought Kathy on, rather than quit, I wanted to move it forward but I needed somebody I trusted who could take that franchise and […]
Want to learn more about The Star Wars Historical Sourcebook? On Wednesday, September 3, 2019, Jimmy Mac and Jason Swank interviewed me on Rebel Force Radio, the premiere podcast for all things Star Wars. They perform a valuable service to Star Wars fandom, preserving views and interviews covering the world’s greatest science fantasy franchise. For […]
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has made this presentation temporarily available online. Guests included John Dykstra, Dennis Muren, John Knoll, Ben Burtt, Marcia Lucas, Bill George, Harrison Ellenshaw, Bruce Nicholson, Richard Edlund and Rachel Rose. Watch while you can.
Hi, folks! The Animation Guild is having a “Zinefest” tomorrow, June 28, at 6:00 at 1105 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank, CA 91505. I’ll be selling copies of my books, THE STAR WARS HISTORICAL SOURCEBOOK, Volume One: 1971-1976, the anti-quiz quizbook on Star Wars, MAY THE FACTS BE WITH YOU. Also, copies of the APATOONS Sampler […]
May 18, 2019. For this year’s Comic Con Revolution in Ontario, CA, Drew Seldin invited me to participate in a panel, “Creating the Star Wars Universe” in Ballroom C at 2:00 pm to Ontario’s Convention Center. The other panelists included Sam Witwer, musician and actor in live action (Once Upon a Time, Supergirl) and in […]
At his own panel at SacAnime 2019, January 4, Dragon Ball voice actor Seán Schemmel told the fans about his favorite movies. One was Star Wars. “I’m an original Star Wars fan. Like, here’s the cool thing. I’m much older than everybody in here. So, the cool thing is, is just like you guys have […]
John Williams has composed a score for the new Star Wars attraction, Galaxy’s Edge, at Disney Theme Parks. Can you believe it? Here it is: Uploaded by Disney Parks, November 17, 2018.
In the United Kingdom on January 11, 1978, BBC2 TV series Arena broadcasts the episode “Cinema: The Force is with Us?” from 10:10 p.m. to 10:40 p.m., produced and presented by Gavin Millar. Interviewed are Gary Kurtz, Mark Hamill, and John Barry in London. Enjoy:
Today voice actress Katie Leigh dropped by my place to pick up her copy of my new book, The Animated Voice, Volume One. Yes, she is featured in a chapter, from an interview I did with her in Torrance last year. During her visit she did a Facebook Live interview, which you can see here: