The final day of Star Wars Celebration VI will bring Sam Witwer, a love of the prequels, a Star Wars tattoo competition, a new title announced from Dark Horse, the Closing Ceremonies and more...
SUNDAY, AUGUST 26, 2012
The Clone Wars Theater Heroes of the Force Day Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Location: The Clone Wars Theater (W312 ABC) Description: Enjoy eight episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars starring the Good Guys of the series! Ambush, The Zillo Beast, The Zillo Beast Strikes Back, Padawan Lost, Wookiee Hunt, Overlords, Altar of Mortis, and Ghosts of Mortis.
The New Star Wars Comic Series at Dark Horse Time: 10:30am - 11:30am Location: Star Wars University (W300) Description: Brian Wood and Randy Stradley of Dark Horse reveal secrets behind the upcoming series.
Why We Love the Prequels Time: 10:30am - 11:30am Description: Join Bryan Young, editor of “Big Shiny Robot,” and a panel of Star Wars fans of note, as they discuss just exactly why fans should love Episodes I, II, and III. Tom Hodges, Kyle Newman, Jesse Hildreth and Eric Geller share their perspectives on the Prequels’ place in the Star Wars saga. From Darth Maul to Darth Vader and all points in between, learn what we love about the Prequels and why they should be held in the high esteem they deserve. Any questions about why you should like the prequels will be answered!
The Clone Wars with Dave Filoni & Joel Aron Time: 10:30am - 11:30am Location: Digital Stage (W415 A) Description: Supervising Director Dave Filoni and VFX Supervisor Joel Aron share insights into creating the hit television series, and show exclusive first-looks into the upcoming Season Five. Question and Answer sessions with Filoni are becoming the stuff of legend, so start thinking of your Clone Wars questions now!
Sith Lords of the 501st Legion Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Location: Fan Stage (W311 ABCD) Description: Learn the ins and outs of making the costumes for five different Sith Lords, from Darth Vader to the Sith in the Expanded Universe.
Action Figure Customization Time: 11:15am - 12:00pm Location: Collecting Stage (W303 ABC) Description: Have you ever wanted an action figure the toy companies did not make, maybe of an obscure character, or one of your own creation, or even of yourself in the Star Wars Universe? Action figure customizers make their own figures by using pieces of existing figures and sculpting their own pieces from scratch. Come learn more about this interesting hobby that is great for kids and seasoned hobbyists. Guests will see examples of amazing creations and how they were made, plus get tips and tricks from some of the top names in the craft. A few lucky attendees will walk away with a unique action figure made by the panel members. Talk about a con exclusive!
Return of the Ewok: Warwick Davis Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm Location: Celebration Stage (Chapin Theater) Description: Film and television actor Warwick Davis has been well known to Star Wars fans since his career-starting performance as Wicket the Ewok in Return of the Jedi, and for portraying the title character in Willow. Recently seen in the comedy sitcom Life’s Too Short by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, Davis will have no shortage of entertaining experiences to share with the audience.
The Celebration VI Star Wars Tattoo Show Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm Location: Digital Stage (W415 A) Description: It just wouldn’t be Celebration without the Star Wars tattoo show and competition, a tradition since 2005. Be amazed by the best Star Wars tattoos in different categories, and see how your ratings compare with the judges. The Star Wars Tattoo Show is judged by Shane Turgeon (Author of The Force in the Flesh); Rob Dukes (frontman of Exodus); Randy Stradley (Star Wars Editor, Dark Horse Comics); and Amy Allen (Aayla Secura, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith).
Photography and Lighting Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Star Wars University (W300) Description: Joel Aron, VFX Supervisor on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, is a highly-skilled photographer in addition to a leading visual effects artist. In this seminar, Aron will share how he uses his passion for photography and understanding of lighting to help create the stunning visuals for the show.
You Call Him Dr. Jones! Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Location: Behind The Scenes Stage (W414 ABCD) Description: The man with the hat is finally coming to Blu-ray, making it the perfect time to revisit the adventures of Indiana Jones. Join producer Robert Watts, sound designer Ben Burtt, and modelmaker Lorne Peterson as they recount their days making the original Indiana Jones trilogy, in this special panel filled with stories, photos, and some first looks at what to expect on the Indiana Jones Blu-ray collection. Note: Due to scheduling conflicts, there will be no time for love, Dr. Jones.
White-Armored Troops: Stormtrooper & Clone Trooper Costumes Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm Location: Fan Stage (W311 ABCD) Description: Some of the most-popular costumes in cosplay, stormtroopers and clone troopers always garner a huge reaction from fans and casual observers alike. Learn what goes into making these complex costumes. Visuals and live costumed models.
Force Lightning Talks Time: 12:30pm - 1:15pm Location: Collecting Stage (W303 ABC) Description: When you think “Star Wars trading cards” you probably think of Topps—but Decipher produced several equally collectible sets in the 1990s, including the Collectible Card Game and the Young Jedi series. Star Wars Gift Cards are the perfect collectible—they are small, inexpensive, and finite, but offer the same challenge and variety of any collectible line. Whether it’s poor design, questionable taste, or all-around kookiness, we will showcase some of the Star Wars galaxy's most bizarre items and discuss what makes them stand apart from the rest.
Star Wars in 60 Minutes Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm Location: Celebration Stage (Chapin Theater) Description: The hit romp through the Star Wars saga is back at Celebration, but this time Patrick Gorman and his troupe of inexhaustible actors have expanded their original Star Wars in 30 Minutes, which featured comic and quick renditions of Episodes IV, V, and VI, to include Episodes I, II and III. Scheduled for each of the four days of Celebration, it’s an entertainment event to mark in your show planner.
Using the Force to Reach Reluctant Readers Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm Location: Star Wars University (W300) Description: Allan Callaci, Reading Enrichment Coordinator at Paul A Biane Library in Rancho Cucamonga, California, will share how educators, librarians, and parents can use the passion kids and teens have for all things Star Wars to help them learn to read. Callaci will present a host of Star Wars tools and resources including books, programming ideas, and lesson plans. Look for a possible appearance by a special Jedi Master guest.
THE Essential Panel Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm Location: Behind The Scenes Stage (W414 ABCD) Description: Authors Jason Fry and Pablo Hidalgo discuss their indispensable reference works: The Essential Guide to Warfare and The Essential Reader’s Companion.
Sam Witwer: The Maul Within Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm Location: Digital Stage (W415 A) Description: Television and movie actor Sam Witwer made an indelible impression on Star Wars fans this season as the voice of the resurrected Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Witwer is also well-known as The Apprentice in LucasArts’ hit games The Force Unleashed and The Force Unleashed II.
Displaying Your Collection Time: 1:45pm - 2:30pm Location: Collecting Stage (W303 ABC) Description: Looking for ideas on how to display your Star Wars collection, and display it without breaking the bank? This panel will show you how to display your collection, whether small or large, in a manner you can be proud of. From ideas on where you can find nice display cases on a budget, to how to display a small pin collection tastefully, you’ll learn new tricks that will leave you with funds to keep collecting.
Costuming: Starfighter Pilots Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Location: Fan Stage (W311 ABCD) Description: Top Guns of the Rebellion - they destroyed the Death Star…twice! From Star Wars to Jedi, the small one-man fighter has turned the tide for the Rebellion. Learn about making helmets, boots, and everything in-between. The Rebel Legion will discuss how these iconic costumes were made 35 years ago and how they make them today!
Celebration VI Closing Ceremony Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm Location: Celebration Stage (Chapin Theater) Description: Wrap up your Celebration memories by attending the Closing Ceremonies – the new, not-to-be-missed tradition.
Costuming on the Fringe Side of the Rebellion Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Star Wars University (W300) Description: Presented by the Rebel Legion’s Docking Bay 94 detachment panel. Learn about the costumes of the remarkable “fringe” characters of the Star Wars galaxy. Smugglers, Wookiees, and more – you’ll see how their garments and accessories are made, and what inspired their costume designs.
Nordic Star Wars Collectibles Time: 3:00pm - 3:45pm Location: Collecting Stage (W303 ABC) Description: Take a cold journey through some unique and rare collectibles from a long time ago (1977-87) in a region far, far up in the north. Collector Mattias Rendahl will showcase items (toys, movie-posters, displays, cast & crew etc) from Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland.
Star Wars Costumes Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Location: Behind The Scenes Stage (W414 ABCD) Description: Join Lucasfilm’s Chris Spitale and representatives from Museum Replicas and Rubies Costumes. See the latest designs and catch a preview of upcoming new directions.
Championship for Galactic Star Wars Trivial Dominance Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm Location: Fan Stage (W311 ABCD) Description: Who will be the last Star Wars trivia champion standing? Who will rule the galaxy of trivial knowledge? Don’t miss this cliff-hanger of a championship live on the Fan Stage!
This Deal Is Getting Worse All the Time Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm Location: The Clone Wars Theater (W312 ABC) Description: Randy “Jedi” Eddy created a fast-paced hour long game show for kids and their families. Based on “Let’s Make a Deal,” participants will play games and have chances to win prizes. Don’t miss the fun!
Collecting Award Presentations Time: 4:15pm - 5:00pm Location: Collecting Stage (W303 ABC) Description: Join us for the inaugural Star Wars Celebration Collecting Track Awards. Duncan Jenkins will present various awards for collectors of all ages based on submissions in several categories including style, novelty, and presentation.
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