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Thursday, April 13, 2023

Further Pushing the Boundaries of Imagination...

Just released at Star Wars Celebration: Watch the new trailer for Star Wars Visions: Volume 2, featuring nine new shorts from nine celebrated animation studios from across the globe. “Star Wars: Visions” stretches beyond any one form of animation and serves as a broader framework for celebratory expressions of Star Wars storytelling. Volume 2 will showcase that potential as the shorts go on a global tour, celebrating the incredible animation happening across countries and cultures, through the mythos of Star Wars.  
Streaming May 4 on Disney+.

1 comment:

  1. Here's the lowdown on the shorts and studios working on this:

    Screecher's Reach" by Paul Young at Cartoon Saloon (Ireland, Wolfwalkers)

    "In the Stars" by Gabriel Osorio at PunkRobot Studio (Chile, Bear Story)

    "Journey to the Dark Head" by Hyeong Geun Park at Studio Mir (South Korea, The Legend of Korra)

    "I Am Your Mother" by Magdalena Osinska at Aardman Animations (United Kingdom, Wallace and Gromit)

    "Aau's Song" by Nadia Darries and Daniel Clarke at Triggerfish Animation Studios (South Africa, Revolting Rhymes)

    "The Pit" by LeAndre Thomas at D'ART Shtajio (Japan, Snowchild music video) and Lucasfilm Ltd. (United States)

    "The Spy Dancer" by Julien Chheng at Studio La Cachette (France, "Sucker of Souls" in Love, Death and Robots)

    "The Bandits of Golak" by Ishan Shukla at 88 Pictures (India)

    "Sith" by Rodrigo Blaas at El Guiri Studios (Spain)

    I'm honestly more hyped to watch this than the 1st one. :)