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

Thomas Smith

by , 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.


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

  • This video is so much fun! Great idea!

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

  • This was great! Thanks for sharing!

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

  • The Force is strong with Kent Phillips…

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

  • I just get a message ‘Video not available’ 🙁

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