‘Star Wars’ Fan Movie Challenge Finalists Announced7 Jul, 2009 By: Isabella Hecht
A lucky 22 finalists have been announced for the “Star Wars Fan Movie Challenge,” a contest honoring the best Star Wars-related short films.
The contest, sponsored by Lucasfilm Ltd. and Atom.com, a digital comedy network geared toward young men, has run since 2000, giving to the world such hits as “Chad Vader,” “Star Wars Gangsta Rap,” “Star Wars Revelations” and “Pink Five.”
Users can view the videos at StarWars.Atom.com and vote for their favorites until July 10. These votes, plus the judgment of George Lucas and staff members of Lucasfilm and Atom.com, will determine the winners of the seven awards. Categories include George Lucas Selects, Audience Choice, Best Action, Best Comedy, Best Parody, Best Animated Movie, and the Spirit of fandom Award.
The winners will be announced live at a special “Star Wars Fan Movie Challenge” award show during the 2009 Comic-Con in San Diego on July 24.