The Epic, Crowd-Sourced 'Star Wars Uncut' Releases Director's Edit

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The Emmy Award-winning Star Wars Uncut project, in which hundreds of Internet users recreated scenes from the Hollywood classic, is now available online in all its feature-length glory. The undertaking began in 2009, when Casey Pugh, a developer at Vimeo at the time, created a platform through which users could select 15 second increments of A New Hope to reproduce. Using DIY production methods and delightfully inventive props and costumes, users delivered 473 clips (watch here). Now select scenes have been assembled into a director's cut, with editing by Aaron Valdez and sound design by Bryan Pugh


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For more on Star Wars Uncut, visit http://www.starwarsuncut.com/.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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