Posts Tagged ‘Dave Filoni’



The Cinema Behind Star Wars: Predator

Bryan Young | January 14, 2013

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Back at Star Wars Celebration V, I thought I was being clever when I asked Dave Filoni what films they’d been looking to draw inspiration from for episodes of The Clone Wars that had not yet aired.

We talked for a while and he gave me quite a list of films that I would expect to be inspiration for an all-ages cartoon adventure. And then he hit me with one that dropped my jaw: Predator.

The R-rated, Arnold Schwarzenegger action/sci-fi movie?

The very same.

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StarWars.com Weekly Roundup: December 14, 2012

StarWars.com Team | December 14, 2012

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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week!

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Loving The Hobbit, Building The Clone Wars

Dave Filoni | December 14, 2012

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I will never forget the bookshelf my parents kept in our living room when I was growing up. My parents are avid readers, so they collected books on world cultures, art, architecture, opera, natural history, and world history. From this vast selection of topics, there was a series of three books packaged together in a special box that always drew my attention. When I pulled one out I found a strange red eye looking at me, surrounded by a field of black with bizarre red writing around the edge of the circle. At the top was what appeared to be four flames licking upward towards an inverted ring. The binding read, The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien.

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Star Wars Will Be Forever

Dave Filoni | November 7, 2012

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I used to work for Disney. I’m not sure how many of you knew that. I was in the Television Animation Division, and I worked on projects like Teamo Supremo, Kim Possible, Lilo and Stitch: The Series, Dave the Barbarian, and Fillmore. It was an amazing time for me as an animation artist. Walking around the studio lot and seeing the influence that Walt Disney himself had on every aspect of his studio. When I started at Lucasfilm I saw that same attention to detail everywhere around me, and it all came directly from George.

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StarWars.com Weekly Roundup: October 5, 2012

StarWars.com Team | October 5, 2012

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Wondering what’s been happening at StarWars.com? Here’s a quick roundup of what you might have missed this week, including several exclusive posts and content leading up to Star Wars Reads Day, a preview of this Saturday’s new episode of The Clone Wars, and lots more!

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“ASK DAVE” Fan Question #5

Dave Filoni | September 28, 2012

“ASK DAVE” Fan Question #4

Dave Filoni | September 27, 2012

“ASK DAVE” Fan Question #3

Dave Filoni | September 25, 2012

Secrets Revealed at Special Fan Screening of The Clone Wars

Dan Brooks | September 25, 2012

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Obi-Wan Kenobi once said, “In my experience, there’s no such thing as luck.” Maybe he was wrong. The Clone Wars Season Five doesn’t begin until this Saturday, but some select fans have already seen the first two episodes—on the big screen—and had the opportunity to ask the show’s creators questions about the series’ past, present, and future. Sounds pretty lucky.

On Friday, September 21, a small group of Star Wars fans were invited to Lucasfilm’s Premier Theater and treated to a special screening of the first two episodes of the upcoming season of The Clone Wars, ”Revival” and “A War on Two Fronts.” A post-screening Q&A moderated by Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo followed, featuring supervising director Dave Filoni, producer Cary Silver, and actress Ashley Eckstein, who portrays Padawan Ahsoka Tano on the show; the talk covered everything from stories about the show’s production to the themes of Star Wars, but the group first discussed what it was like seeing the episodes in a theater with fans.

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“ASK DAVE” Fan Question #2

Dave Filoni | September 24, 2012