Must Watch: Fantastic 'Star Wars' Fan Film 'Kara' Directed by Joe Sill
"They destroyed our home!" Now this is must watch short film. There's a new unofficial Star Wars fan film available to watch online made by a filmmaker named Joe Sill that is about a father and daughter. It's one of the first fan films inspired by Star Wars: The Force Awakens (so far) that really captures the spirit of that movie, specifically how amazing Daisy Ridley's character Rey is. In this film, Andra Nechita stars as Kara, and there's a really big reveal with her near the end that makes this even more exciting. To top it off, this has impressive technical aspects including outstanding VFX work (X-Wings, Tie Fighters galore!) and tons of futuristic action that actually feels real. I'm so impressed I had to watch it twice. Give it a look.
Director Joe Sill explains his idea behind this (via Yahoo): "I grew up on the idea that Star Wars really was family-driven," said Sill, who makes commercials for a living, including work for Disney, Nickelodeon, and Google. "So I kind of wanted to tell a bit of that story. Parent and child are always split apart in Star Wars, so I wondered, if you’re going to tell a story of essentially splitting apart and coming together, why not tell a story of a father and daughter who are together?" Credits from Vimeo - Kara was written & directed by Joe Sill, produced by Westin Ray, and stars Andra Nechita, Peter Arpesella, Daniela Flynn. It was made by Sill and about 20 others from a small production company called Whitelist Production - for info visit their site.