Don’t miss the final lost Season of Clone Wars on Netflix March 7th! This means you can binge out and watch as many as you want! So very proud to have been part of such an amazing show with such and amazing team. Really looking forward to some awesome Yoda action!!
I thought I had posted this before so I realize it’s oldish news. Now that I’m moving on to other things outside the StarWars Universe I thought I should document this great achievement by the brilliant team at LucasFilm. Dave Filoni, Carey Silver, and Athena Portillo led us into battle to carry out George Lucas’ vision and all that hard work paid off. Sad to see the show end with so many more epic stories in the queue, but great to finally be recognized. It was long overdue.
Much love to my Clone Wars Family. What a ride!
Special shout out to Roland Yopez, Clone Wars Story Artist who designed the Emmy banner on the top of the post.
Here is a clip of the ceremony.
A funny little sketch of a Kowakian Monkey Lizard I did while working on a Darth Maul/Savage Opress episode on the Clone Wars. This little guy has always been a favorite character of mine from the Jaba Palace scene in “Return of the Jedi”. Im working on adding a little color to the sketch, Ill post it if it turns out alright. 🙂
As I sit here on Monday morning after a run around Lake Merritt with Midnite, my dog and personal trainer, tt seems surreal that I won’t be making that morning commute with Tu Anh up Lucas Valley Road. For 5 years I made that 45 minute commute and not once did it seem too far to travel to work on a project of my childhood dreams. I remember the day it hit me. I was in Walgreens getting some film developed for a class I was taking with Joel Aron. The clerk told me it would be 10 minutes before my pictures would be ready, so I decided to browse the aisles. As I walked over to the toy section, there they where, Star Wars Clone Wars action figures. I remembered that feeling I had when I was 10 years old walking those aisles, wanting the Tie Fighter and Millenium Falcon so bad it hurt. Playing with those toys and watching the movies filled me with such wonder and imagination. Now I was being paid to do the exact thing I loved as a child. We were creating stories and memories with known and new characters in the Star Wars universe for the next generation. And to top it off we made these shows under the direct supervision of the Man himself, Mr. George Lucas. Not only did he let us play with his toy box but we had the privilege of working at the Ranch. It was no less than creative paradise. The past five years have been unbelievable, working next to such talented good people, some that I’ve know for years, and others that I had the privilege to get to know, and all who will be friends for a lifetime. “One love” to my LAL fam bam. I will especially miss my crew from the story trenches, team “Avengers”, led by the fearless Steward Lee. And Dave Filoni, what more can I say than ‘passion personified’. How he kept the rolodex of the Star Wars universe in his memory bank was utterly baffling. I look forward to what he does next; it will be epic. I have no doubt the the next phase of Star Wars will be inspired as well, but I’m so thankful for being able to contribute to the last of George’s vision.
The force will always be with me. May it also be with you…
I shot this sequence for the finale episode of Clone Wars, directed by Dave Filoni. Ventress and Anakin fight!
100 episodes! Quite a feat, and what a ride it’s been. An honor to be a part of Star Wars history.