Comic-Con 2011: Star WarsFan Movie Winners
July 22, 2011
words/photos: Bonnie Burton
The Star Wars Fan Movie Challenge is produced by a long-running partnership between Lucasfilm and Atom, to celebrate the best in fan made videos and animations. The winning entry each year is selected byStar Wars writer/director George Lucas, and the finalists are also posted online, where a worldwide body of viewers selects the Audience Choice Award.
This year the famous golden droid trophies were presented to the winners at San Diego Comic-Con 2011 during the Fan Movie Award Ceremony on Thursday evening, July 21.
Below are a list of the winners who took home a coveted statue:
Best Fan Fiction – Fed Wetherbee for A Light in the Darkness
(Introduced by Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo)
Best Acting – Sasha Nixon for Star Wars: Hunter
(Introduced by Fanboys Director Kyle Newman)
Spirit of Fandom – James Austen for The Tentacle Trap
(Introduced by Lucasfilm Events Manager Mary Franklin)
Best Comedy – Trey Albright for Solo Forever
(Introduced by Robot Chicken co-creators Seth Green and Matthew Senreich)
Best Sequel – Adam White for The Unconcious Sith Strikes Back
(Introduced by The Clone Wars CG/FX/Lighting Supervisor Joel Aaron)
Audience Choice Award – Fed Wetherbee for A Light in the Darkness
(Introduced by former Lucasfilm Director of Fan Relations Steve Sansweet)
Best Animated Feature – Jim Mehsling for Bounty Hunter II: Pit of Carkoon
(Award introduced by The Clone Wars Supervising Director Dave Filoni)
George Lucas Selects Award – Eliot Sirota for Star Wars: Unlimited Power
(Award introduced by The Clone Wars Supervising Director Dave Filoni, and via video, George Lucas)
Be sure to check out all our photos on the Star Wars Fan Movie AwardsFlickr Gallery!
Stay tuned on Star Wars Blog for profiles of all the award winners.