One of the biggest names in Star Wars storytelling is coming to the ultimate Star Wars party. Lucasfilm announced today that Star Wars Rebels executive producer and Star Wars: The Clone Wars supervising director Dave Filoni will attend Star Wars Celebration 2015 in Anaheim, California (April 16-19, 2015).
Star Wars fans have come to know and respect Filoni over the last six years for his dedication to the integrity and feel of the Star Wars universe. His deep knowledge of Star Wars and his creative vision for the property made him the perfect choice to helm Star Wars: The Clone Wars as supervising director, working directly with George Lucas to produce over 100 episodes of the four-time Emmy-winning series – a rare industry milestone.
Now as executive producer on the upcoming Star Wars Rebels, Filoni is leading the development of the newest Star Wars animated series, which is scheduled to premiere this October as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel, followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world. He will be appearing on the Celebration stages in April to discuss Star Wars Rebels along with some possible exclusive sneak peeks!
Gus Lopez’s Star Wars Celebration Collecting Track Is Back!
World-famous Star Wars collector Gus Lopez returns to Celebration with Collecting Track — a series of panels and activities focused on Star Wars collecting. Visit www.starwarscelebration.com for more info, and check out the images below for a special preview of Star Tots giveaways at collecting panels in Anaheim!
Be a Part of the Show! Celebration Deadline Reminders
One of the many things that make Star Wars Celebrations so special is the opportunity to become a part of the show – to contribute to the fun for your fellow fans. There are many ways to be involved. Check these application deadlines to make sure you don’t miss out.
Fan-Built Props and Sets
The deadline for applying to have your fan-built props and sets considered for Celebration Anaheim has passed, but here are the next important milestones:
August 15: First responses from Lucasfilm on applications
September 30: Final decisions on fan-built props and sets
Celebration Art Show
The deadline to apply to be considered for the Celebration Art Show has passed, but here are the next important milestones:
August 4, 2014: Artists notified by this date whether they can advance to round two
October 6, 2014: All concepts due
October 20, 2014: Final decision on artists for Celebration 2015 Art Show
January 19, 2015: Final art due
New! The Celebration Podcast Stage:
Now: Podcasting proposals accepted at email@example.com
September 30, 2014: Podcasting applications due
September 30, 2014: First responses from Lucasfilm on podcasting proposals
November 30, 2014: Final decisions on podcasting
January 10, 2015: Podcasting scheduling decided
Other Upcoming Celebration Dates & Deadlines:
Now: Fan Table applications may be turned in to firstname.lastname@example.org
September 14, 2014: Fan Table applications due
September 30, 2014: First responses from Lucasfilm on Fan Table applications
November 30, 2014: Final decision on Fan Tables for Celebration 2015
March 16, 2015: All Fan Table graphics, give-aways, booth designs due to Lucasfilm for approval
Now: Fan programming proposals accepted at email@example.com
December 15, 2014: All fan programming proposals due
February 1, 2015: Final decisions on fan programming proposals
Celebration Media Registration
October 15, 2014: Media registration opens
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