Click here to see trailer shots that didn’t make the final cut.
It is a good sign when on the first weekend a film is out fans are already scrutinizing footage and looking for information about how it was put together, and trying to figure out if there are any extra pieces to the puzzle out there that they can view. Fortunately for us all, one man in particular was so enamored by ‘Rogue One‘ (and I do not blame him as I too loved the movie) that he took the time to comb through the teaser, the trailers, and all of the promos he could find for ‘Rogue One’ and discover 46 shots used in the marketing campaign that did not actually make the final cut of the film.
The man’s name is Vashi Nedomansky, and on his website he points out that these missing shots did not detract from the movie experience at all, and worked very well in getting him and fans in general excited to go see ‘Rogue One,’ but he just found it interesting to see how much footage they actually had for the movie and how much they ended up not using. Personally, I love the idea of a marketing campaign using a lot of footage that is not actually in the movie, as it helps keep things fresh when you actually sit down in the theater and helps solve the age old problem of movie trailers giving away too much of the movie. If they are using footage that never actually makes it in, the trailer becomes more about the tone of the film and the potential for what the film could be rather than a glimpse of the plot and spoilers for what is to come.
Check out the video of the all the cut shots for yourself and then share your opinion on using footage not featured in the movie in a marketing campaign in the comments section below!
The 3ft 8in actor, who starred in six Star Wars films as well as Time Bandits and Flash Gordon, was 81.
- Official trailer released. Looks interesting.
2. Nostalgia will be on the MonSFFA menu later this year. You might want to catch this podcast on the early days of Star Wars Fandom In the days before social media, Craig Miller was the man who made sure we all knew the latest about Star Wars. This segment is appears near the end of the podcast. Before that, they discuss the Blue Ray release and the trailer for Rogue One.
Our special guest Craig Miller was the Publicist and Director of Fan Relations for Lucasfilm during the hey-day of the 70’s and 80’s. Ever wonder how fans knew what was going on in fandom before social media? Whose job was it to tell the world about this new movie called Star Wars? Craig shares some awesome stories.
Now speaking of social media… SO MUCH STAR WARS this week! Rogue One Teaser Trailer dropped as well as The Force Awakens Blu-Ray with Special Features. We review some of the bonus features with Skywalker and blogger, Drew Kaplan. Then, Richard and Sarah dive in to the ROGUE ONE TEASER TRAILER. The music! The plot! AT-ATs!
3. Closer to home, the OVMF Star Wars concerts June 12 & June 19 have sold out. They have added a third date, June 16, which is a Thursday evening.
I was thinking it would be fun to trek out to hear the Star Wars concert after our June meeting, but that concert is sold out.
There will be second performance on June 19th. Tickets can be purchased on line. http://www.ovmf.qc.ca
Soyez des nôtres pour notre concert Star Wars VII les dimanches 12 et 19 juin 2016 à 19h00. Lors de ce concert, vous entendrez les nouveaux thèmes de John Williams tirés de Star Wars The Force Awaken et aussi d’autres surprises qui seront annoncées dans les mois qui suivent…
Pour chaque billet acheté avant le 8 mai, vous recevrez un CD gratuit de notre concert Superhéros
Always loved this piece, and the cover by a mariachi band is actually pretty good, considering.
Details, photos of Tony Dyson with R2D2, and descriptions of his other work for the movie industry: http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-35724496 Superman ll, Moonraker and Dragon Slayer, Altered States, Saturn 3.
35 feet of latex human intestines ??
Hey, here’s a project for our August workshop meeting! CPL
On the eve of the release of Star Wars Episode VII Youtube user and perennial prop recreator “Sufficiently Advanced,” a.k.a. Allen Pan posted a video of his homemade saber lighting a cigarette and burning through balloons and paper with its fiery, sputtering, Kylo-Ren-like blade.
(And having way too much fun, IMO. To learn more about its inner workings, click here. )
Before CGI was a practical tool, George Lucas and his team at ILM created some of the most amazing moments in cinema using models and miniatures. Here is a gallery of over 100 photos to highlight their efforts and contributions to the art of effects.
Published on Dec 19, 2015
This IS the rebel light show you have been looking for ☺ I replaced all the old technology to individually controlled pixels throughout the display at my new home (I used to live in Newark)! If you’re in the area of Tracy, CA, come see it in person! If you do and consider yourself blessed this season, feel free to bring some cash for the donation box (I am using the light show to raise money for our local homeless shelter, the McHenry House).
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The Montreal Gazette is full of praise for the latest Star Wars movie. It sounds like it will appeal to the older generation of fans who got turned off by interminable pod racing, Jar Jar, and thin plots.
The first link is to an article comparing 3 PoVs from Gazette contributors, include Haley Juhl, known to some of us through Con*Cept.
Careful, there are spoilers, minor, but might not suit you if you are really picky.