Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Filmmakers to Judge the Star Wars Fan Film Awards

Director Gareth Edwards, co-producer John Swartz, and executive producer John Knoll will decide the Filmmaker Select award winner.

The filmmakers behind the next Star Wars movie are ready to watch yours. is thrilled to announce that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story director Gareth Edwards, co-producer John Swartz, and executive producer John Knoll will be judges for the Star Wars Fan Film Awards‘ Filmmaker Select award. The Filmmaker Select will go to the movie deemed best overall. Watch the special announce video below!

Submissions are open through April 24, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. PT, and entrants will have the chance to win a Fett-worthy bounty featuring a Star Wars Prize Pack, a limited-edition print of Star Wars concept art autographed by the artist, and a commemorative trophy. The Star Wars Fan Film Awards welcome films of varying genres, styles, and tones; in addition to Filmmaker Select, award categories include Best Animation, Best Non-Fiction, Spirit of Fandom, Best Comedy, Best Visual Effects, and Audience Choice. Winners will be announced in a special ceremony at Star Wars Celebration 2016 in London.

Stay tuned to for more on the Star Wars Fan Film Awards 2016!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter contest between 2/18/16 at 12:00 p.m. PT and 4/24/16 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C., Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 13+, and to legal residents of the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, New Zealand and Mexico who are 18+  at time of entry. Limit 1 entry per person. There are 7 Star Wars prize packs available to be won (ARV: US$250 each). See Official Rules for full details on how to enter, eligibility requirements, prize description and limitations. Void in Quebec and where prohibited. All Star Wars, all the time.