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Making Of: ‘How to Move a Star Wars X-wing Starfighter’

posted on May 17th, 2010 by Thomas Smith, Editorial Content Director, Disney Parks

We like to try new things on the Disney Parks Blog – like our most recent mini-project called “How to Move a Star Wars X-wing Starfighter at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.” The basic idea was to make make something small appear much larger and then deliver a surprise. Disney Parks photographer Kent Phillips gives a behind-the-scenes look at the set up and how it was created:

Before Star Wars Weekends begins on May 21, we’ll be sharing a few more surprises on the blog. Be sure and check back this week.

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Filed: Behind the Scenes, Disney's Hollywood Studios, Special Events, Walt Disney World Resort



Daniel from Herts on May 17th, 2010 at 1:33 pm

I just get a message ‘Video not available’ :-(


Lou from FL on May 17th, 2010 at 1:40 pm

The Force is strong with Kent Phillips…

Nice to see more of the behind-the-scenes footage!


Robert from TX on May 17th, 2010 at 2:35 pm

The magic of television! Did some of this back in my college days and it was lots of fun :)


Diane from FL on May 17th, 2010 at 4:25 pm

This was great! Thanks for sharing!


Medina from Barcelona on May 18th, 2010 at 4:46 am

It seems real, you are incredible.Thanks for sharing!


Elizabeth from VA on May 18th, 2010 at 5:25 pm

This video is so much fun! Great idea!


Laura on May 24th, 2010 at 12:17 pm

Too Funny where Mickey just picks up the fighter. Very cool!