Star Wars Musical is a fan film that spoofs Star Wars as a Disney Musical, colliding two of the galaxy’s biggest fandoms. Having completed the first episode which recently won the Best Short Film award at Stan Lee’s Comikaze GeekFest Film Festival, the team behind this mashup is crowdfunding their next episode and are excited to be chosen to be a part of Rockethub and Ovation TV’s Creative Studio, where they compete for a chance to be featured on TV and win $5000 towards funding the project.
You can watch the production here: http://youtu.be/
Star Wars Musical achieved viral success with over 250,000 views and restless excitement for the following sequel. With solidifying plans for Star Wars Musical’s take on Episode V: Empire Strikes Back just around the corner, executive director and composer George Shaw is seeking bigger aspirations for his musical project. The team is aiming to release their adaptation, entitled “Star Wars Musical: The Empire’s New Groove” by December 2016, with the support of devoted Star Wars and Disney fans!
Through this campaign, the team hopes to bring their passion project to a whole new level in terms of quality and production and present it to fans who share the same affection for their geekdoms worldwide.
HOW TO SUPPORT:
1. Feature Empire’s New Groove’s crowdfunding campaign on your blog, and let me know when you have done so!
2. Reply to my email to set up an exclusive one-on-one interview with composer George Shaw and/or director Jeffrey Gee Chin.
3. Fund our campaign and share the love on social media!
4. Enter to win a T-shirt in our Star Wars Musical Photoshop contest! Create a cover photo for our page using at least one of our images – download all of images here. Post your entry at http://facebook.com/
ABOUT THE CREATORS
Composer George Shaw recently co-wrote “Ode to Geeks” with Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee and produced a music video featuring a chorus of geek voices assembled across the internet. He also composes for Geek & Sundry’s Tabletop show hosted by Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation), music directs the Geekie Awards in his 3rd year, and created the viral hit Star Wars Musical out of his passion for Star Wars and Disney. He followed it up with Netflix Musical,which stars Harry Shum Jr. (Glee) and Chrissa Sparkles. YouTube videos featuring George’s music have amassed over 150 million views.
Director Jeffrey Gee Chin has been featured on Good Morning America and at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Korea for his film work. In 2012, he completed his first narrative short filmLil Tokyo Reporter, which starred Academy Award-Winner Chris Tashima as Civil Rights Leader Sei Fujii. The film won over 20 awards and was finished at Sony Pictures Studios. As a USC graduate student, Chin VFX supervised a Student Academy Award Finalist Drone and completed a feature adaptation of James Franco’s Actor’s Anonymous as a 2nd-Unit Director and Visual Effects Supervisor. Chin also recently edited an Emmy nominated show for San Francisco Government Television.
Find more exclusive behind-the-scenes content and updates for Star Wars Musical at: http://starwarsmusical.com