George Shaw, the writer and composer of “Star Wars the Musical” returns to tell us about the crowdfunding campaign for the sequel “The Empire’s New Groove!” George talks about the fun things to expect from the sequel, the goodies you can receive for funding the campaign, and what superpower he would pick. Go to StarWarsMusical.com for more!
You know what’s awesome? Star Wars. You know what else is awesome? Disney movies from our childhood. Now, what if I told you that there are some pretty awesome people out there who have combined these two into entities to create a very entertaining spoof called… wait for it… Star Wars the Musical.
Yes, it does exist! A couple of years ago the Space Pirate Queen and I met George Shaw, a very talented composer who has made this childhood dream mashup come to life.
We had the pleasure of interviewing Shaw a couple of years ago to promote the first episode of Star Wars the Musical and now padawans he needs our help to fund the sequel The Empire’s New Groove.
Our guest this week is musician, George Shaw. You’ve heard his music at The Geekie Awards and Geek & Sundry’s TableTop with Wil Wheaton. He also wrote and produced ‘Star Wars Musical’, a Disney parody! We got to chat with him about music, movies, cartoon theme songs and what it means to be a creator online.
Do you love Star Wars? Do you love Disney’s animated musicals? Ever thought you’d see the two combined? It’s the mash-up video you didn’t know you needed until right now.
Star Wars the Musical was created by musician, George Shaw and if you watch Geek & Sundry’s Tabletop with Will Wheaton, you’ve probably heard some of his music. George answers a few question for us and he talks about how he got into writing music for the geek community and what inspires him.
Watch the video and then check out our interview with George after the jump!