YouTube channels YouTube Nation, BoredShortsTV, CollegeHumor, and ApprenticeA, have teamed up with Lucasfilm and YouTube Space LA to celebrate ‘Star Wars Day’ on May 4th. The four YouTube channels all shot their videos on the Mos Eisley Cantina replica set that was built by Lucasfilm and the Nerdist for ‘Course of the Force’ fundraising event in 2013.
Kid Snippets: ‘Star Wars Cantina’ by BoredShortsTV
Ever wondered what movies would be like if they were written and voiced-over by children? Well, that’s the concept behind Kid Snippets by BoredShortsTV. There latest video, ‘Star Wars Cantina,’ comes just in time for Star Wars Day. I think I’ve watched it four times.
In the latest episode of Kid Snippets, a look at how children describe Star Wars. Adult actors with children’s voices re-enact a well-known scene set in the Cantina.
‘Clash at the Cantina’ by Corey Vidal (ApprenticeA)
As part of the on-going Star Wars-inspired action comedy video series between YouTubers Corey Vidal (ApprenticeA) and Craig Benzine (Wheezy Waiter), the guys take the battle to the Cantina with a new lightsaber fight.
You can check out behind-the-scenes photos here.
Here’s the info on the other two videos (Via RedCarpetCrash):
CollegeHumor (2.5 billion video views; 6.9 million subscribers)
Video Description: In this star-studded* musical sketch, the legendary “Cantina Band” from Star Wars holds auditions in the Cantina for a new member. All the applicants are alien versions of real-life musicians, each trying to score a spot with an awkward, intergalactic version of their music.
*Guest Stars to be announced.
Release Date: Friday, May 2, 2014
YouTube Nation (1.1 million subscribers)
Video Description: YouTube Nation, the daily talk show, goes to a galaxy far, far away with a Star Wars-themed episode.
Release Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014