Celebration Stage: Chapin Theater Digital Stage: Valencia A Behind-The-Scenes-Stage: W414 ABCD Celebration Fan Stage: W311 ABCD Star Wars Collectors' Stage: W303 ABC Star Wars Classroom & Lecture Hall: W300
Celebration Stage with host Jay Laga'aia Chapin Theater
1:00-2:00 -- Force of the Fetts Jeremy Bulloch (Boba Fett) and Daniel Logan (Young Boba Fett) on stage together, share what it's like to portray the baddest bounty hunter in the galaxy.
2:30-3:30 -- Celebrating Celebration! Lucasfilm's fan relations head Steve Sansweet hosts a potpourri of Celebration V goodness, giving an overview of what's in store at this event put on by fans for fellow fans. You never know who's going to show up on stage, do a little song and dance, make you laugh--or hide your head in mock shame. Still trying to decide what activities to take in? This presentation may help. Steve has come on stage in the past as a shorts-wearing stormtrooper in clogs and an Ewok. How will he embarrass himself this time? Come and share the fun!
4:00-6:00 -- Celebration V Star Wars Costume Contest Don't miss the best costumes in the galaxy, on stage together. Hosted by Jay Laga'aia.
7:30-9:30 -- Ninth Annual Star Wars Fan Movie Awards In its ninth year, the Star Wars Fan Movie Challenge recognizes new talent, with the top prize chosen by George Lucas. See this year's best fan movies, with host Jay Laga'aia. Sponsored by Klipsch.
Digital Stage with host David Collins Valencia A
11:00-12:00 -- TBA
12:30-1:30 -- Astronaut Jon McBride It's not like dusting crops, boy! Hear what it's like to really be in space with shuttle astronaut Jon McBride. Is C-3PO really right to dread space travel? Let's ask someone truly qualified to give an answer.
2:00-3:00 -- Producing the Saga with Robert Watts From his production roles in the Original Star Wars Trilogy and on the Indiana Jones movies, Watts brings a rich history of Star Wars lore to the stage. Join him for an interview and question & answer session.
3:30-4:30 -- So You Think You Can Bellydance? Bellydance Star Wars Style with Slave Leia. Starting with an entertaining performance, and ending with a "dance party" that gets members of the audience up on stage and bellydancing, professional dancer Amira Sa'id will get you moving!
5:00-6:00 -- Star Wars: The Clone Wars Evolution There's more than the magic behind creating the look of each episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the award-winning television series, and they grow richer and more technically complex each season. Supervising Director Dave Filoni and CG Supervisor Joel Aron show how the series has evolved technically, and how it continues to grow and change.
7:00-12:00 -- Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace and Episode II Attack of the Clones Enjoy the movies of the Star Wars Saga with fans from all over the world. On Thursday, The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones will be shown, with digital projection and surround sound. Presented by Spike, and hosted by Pablo Hidalgo.
Behind-The-Scenes Stage with Pablo Hidalgo W414 ABCD
12:00-1:00 -- Dark Horse Star Wars Comics Hear what's new and exciting on the Star Wars horizon from Dark Horse Comics.
1:30-2:30 -- Exploring the Star Wars Galaxy with the Essential Guides Featuring authors Jason Fry, Pablo Hidalgo, Helen Keier, Dan Wallace, and Ryder Windham along with artists Chris Reiff and Chris Trevas, and Del Rey editor Erich Schoeneweiss. The panel will discuss writing and illustrating the previous Essential Guide titles as well as providing exciting news on upcoming titles.
3:00-4:00 -- The Creative Force at Disney: From Star Tours to Indiana Jones Adventure Join author, screenwriter and Walt Disney Imagineer Jason Surrell for a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the classic attractions, Star Tours and Indiana Jones Adventure. Jason traces the history of the two blockbuster attractions through rare concept art and stunning still photographs, and offers an exclusive sneak peek at the new, "reimagineered" Star Tours, set to launch in Spring 2011, and Last Tour to Endor on Saturday, August 14th at Disney's Hollywood Studios, the ultimate Star Wars party at the ultimate Star Wars event!
4:30-5:30 -- Models of The Empire Strikes Back Jon Berg and Lorne Peterson, modelmakers whose careers span all six movies of the Star Wars Saga, talk about the modelmaking then and now, particularly about the models of The Empire Strikes Back.
Collectors' Stage W303 ABC
11:30-12:30 -- Star Wars Collectibles Update Join Chris Spitale of Lucasfilm Licensing and the creators of some of the most tantalizing Star Wars collectibles for a look product development insights. Look forward to exclusive previews of what is coming, and what will be the hottest new collectibles.
1:00-2:00 -- Food Collectibles Food collectibles represent one of the largest, oldest, and most diverse categories of Star Wars treasure hunting. There have been over 10,000 different food-related packages, premiums, and store displays from hundreds of promotions in over one hundred countries. Food collectibles can be challenging to track down due to their short lifespan and national, or even regional, differences. Most fans are familiar with recent promotions from soft drink and fast food companies, but who knew that there were Star Wars promotions for hot dogs, peanut butter, cheese, mustard, fish flakes, and even dog food? Come see examples of obscure food collectibles from all over the world in this fascinating panel presented by Jonathan McElwain.
2:30-3:30 -- Vintage Star Wars Toys Harken back to a time when "articulation" meant that an action figure had arms and legs, when vehicle sounds came from buzzing strips of plastic, and even a cardboard backdrop could be a coveted play environment. Dazzle at the wide array of toys created between 1977 and 1986, both stateside and abroad, in an overview of the vintage Star Wars toy line with Chris Georgoulias and Chris Fawcett. See some of the best and worst toys that Kenner and its affiliates produced while quickly realizing that the kid down the street never really "had everything". From Generation X to Generation Z, there is still much love for the toys that started it all.
4:00-5:00 -- Star Wars Collecting Podcasts Take a look behind the scenes of your favorite Star Wars collecting podcasts as Arnie and Marjorie Carvalho from Star Wars Action News and Skye Paine and Steve Danley from the Star Wars Collectors Archive Podcast show you how podcasts can be an informative and entertaining way to help you be a more informed collector. Get to know the personalities behind these podcasts, learn a bit about how the hosts create their podcasts, and discover how these podcasts can help take your collecting to the next level!
5:30-6:30 --Star Wars Toy Prototypes Join Gus Lopez and Duncan Jenkins for a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Kenner's Star Wars toy line. This presentation will cover artifacts from all stages of toy production and a glimpse at many, rare never-produced toys from the vintage years.
7:00 - 8:00 -- Star Wars Collectors' Social Hour Meet fellow collectors, trade, share, and socialize.
Celebration Fan Stage W311 ABCD
10:30-11:30 -- Bottled Water and a Plan -- Maximize Your Celebration V Experience Star Wars Celebrations are exciting times, but can also be exhausting for even the seasoned con attendee. Join Marjorie and Arnaldo Carvalho for tips on how to have an enjoyable and stress-free Celebration experience!
12:00-1:00 -- Droid Building 101 Ever wonder what it takes to build an astromech? This panel, sponsored by the R2-D2 Builders Club, covers the basic "nuts and bolts" of how to get started building your own droid. Topics range from what materials to use, tools you will need and basic radio control information to make your own R2 come to life!
1:30-2:30 -- Meet the 501st: Legion Command What makes a galactic Volunteer Fan Organization successful? The dark side? No! It's the membership's dedication to celebrate their passion for Star Wars, to promote quality costuming, and to contribute to their communities through volunteer charity work. Come meet the 501st Legion Command.
3:00-4:00 -- Meet the Jedi Assembly Meet and greet with Council and other members of The Jedi Assembly. Discussion of costume standards as well as tips and hints. Feel free to ask questions or stop by their fan table in the Celebration Experience Hall to join The Jedi Assembly.
4:30-5:30 -- Lords of the Sith: Costuming on the Dark Side This panel specifically addresses Darth Vader, Darth Maul. Special consideration is given to Darth Maul make-up application.
6:00-7:00 -- Star Wars Trivia -- Last Player Standing Test your Jedi skills, or at least your Star Wars Trivial Knowledge as Kevin Liell, trivia host extraordinaire, challenges the audience to a "last player standing" challenge. Compete for fabulous Star Wars prizes, and for the honor of being the most knowledgeable Jedi Master in the galaxy. Two sessions in a row are scheduled Thursday night, with the Galaxy Championships Sunday afternoon.
Star Wars Classroom & Lecture Hall W300
11:00-12:00 -- The Art of the Pop-up with Matthew Reinhardt Matthew Reinhart paper-engineered the bestselling Star Wars Pop-up Book, which has been seen on bookshelves and televisions screens everywhere. He is also the creator of The Pop-up Book of Phobias and its sequel, The Pop-up of Nightmares.
12:30-1:30 -- The Clone Wars VFX The magic of bringing the big screen to the small screen with The Clone Wars CG Supervisor Joel Aaron
2:00-3:00 --Star Wars Crafting Star Wars author and craft diva Bonnie Burton of StarWars.com will talk about some of her favorite Star Wars craft projects, and share tips for making your own.
3:30-4:30 -- The Jedi Path An overview of this exciting new book, coming from Amazon, by author Daniel Wallace.
5:00-6:00 -- Inside an X-Wing: The Making of Star Wars Blueprints: The Rebel Edition If you've ever wondered how an X-wing flies--this is the panel for you. Official Star Wars illustrators Chris Trevas and Chris Reiff, joined by New York Times bestselling author Ryder Windham, will explain how they create and annotate intricate blueprints for Star Wars crafts and weapons. This interactive panel will offer fans an opportunity to watch Trevas and Reiff in action--and learn about the fascinating creation process. Everyone who attends will be entered in a raffle to win a signed copy of the new Star Wars Blueprints: Rebel Edition. Attendees will also leave with the template for their own X-wing blueprint.
6:30-7:30 -- The Complete Vader Authors Ryder Windham and Pete Vilmur discuss the making of this gorgeous, special hardcover book. What went into the research, the collectibles, and into gathering everything one could ever want to know about the Dark Lord of the Sith.
Expanded Show Features
•Laser Tag - Hall D1 - 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
•Fed Ex Shipping Facility - Room W203 ABC - 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
•Jedi Training - Exhibit Area A4 - 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30