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SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2017

This is an early preview of our project, which we presented at San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Star Wars Toy Stories was fortunate to be invited to have an autograph table at Comic-Con, where this preview played along with other content from our fan film series.

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SDCC 2017 PREVIEW | STAR WARS: THE TOYS AWAKEN (2017)

A PIXELPLEX PRODUCTION

This is an early preview of our project, which we presented at San Diego Comic-Con 2017. Star Wars Toy Stories was fortunate to be invited to have an autograph table at Comic-Con, where this preview played along with other content from our fan film series.

To watch this preview video, sign up for our newsletter on the Shadows of the Empire film page.

CAST & CREW //
Edwin Frank
Ortiz
Taylor
Koster
Robert
Nixon
Whitton
Frank
Maliya
Montemayor
Robbie
Tharp
Carlos
Grijalva
Ace
Parker
Raymond
Montemayor
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EDWIN FRANK ORTIZ

LUCAS


San Diego Native, Edwin Frank Ortiz has been involved in theatre since his senior year at Point Loma High School where he started out as a Breakdancer performing for talent shows. The acting bug bit him when a class mate asked Edwin to play a part in his film. After that, an aspiring actor was born. Edwin is mostly known for playing the wacky, hip, break-dancing Angel, Gabriel, in Teatro Magica's play, La Pastorela.

Edwin recently graduated with an A.S. Degree as a Cinema Production Specialist from Southwestern College and was the former President of C.A.M. (Cinematic Arts and Media) club SWC. Edwin enjoys producing, directing and acting in film. He currently lives in Los Angeles awaiting the application status for the Universities in LA.

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TAYLOR KOSTER

BOBBY


What drew Taylor into acting was the exhilirating and challenging adventure of it all. She has worked in many film productions throughout San Diego, as well as commercials, industrials and productions in Los Angeles. When not working on a project, Taylor keeps busy taking scene study, improv and auditioning classes in order to bring new creativity and technique to each role. Keep up with her latest work at Taylor's Official Facebook Page.

MALIYA MONTEMAYOR

RILEY


Maliya is the daughter of Producer Raymond Montemayor. After she saw Star Wars: A Toy Story, she told her dad that she wanted to be in the next fan film. And here we are!

CECILIA "CECE" MARTIN

SADIE


We thought it would be fun if we could get Maliya's best friend involved in the film. Cecilia, or 'Cece' as her friends and family call her, was totally up for it!

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ROBERT NIXON

HAN SOLO / DARTH VADER


At the age of 5, Robert Nixon was the youngest professionally performing magician in the United States, and he hasn't stopped performing since. Robert is a professional actor and dancer previously based in San Diego, CA, and has recently move back to his hometown in Maine. He can be seen on stage as much as he can be seen on film. He is also a writer, director, and producer and runs a production company called King Of Hearts Films.

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WHITTON FRANK

ACTRESS


Whitton Frank has been performing on stage since she was eight. She graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with degrees in acting and creative writing and moved to Los Angeles where she worked in theater and film for several years. She is recently returned to Los Angeles from London after graduating from the prestigious London Academy of Dramatic Art. In addition to acting, Whitton is a swing and blues dance instructor and deejay. Check out her work and keep informed about new productions at www.whittonfrank.com.

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ROBBIE THARP

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY


Rob Tharp is Co-Founder, Producer, and Cinematographer at Grijalva Films. He provides strategic management and facilitation to Grijalva Films while supplying creative direction to their productions. Tharp specializes in monitoring project timetables, budget and ensures the task at hand moves from conception to delivery with the upmost fluidity.

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CARLOS GRIJALVA

AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY


Carlos is Co-Founder of Grijalva Films, which he directs with an innovative, unique and artistic approach. Carlos strives to evoke emotion in all videos he delivers. Additionally, Grijalva is currently teaching multimedia and cinematography classes at the new state-of-the-art Cinematic Arts Center at Point Loma High School.

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ACE PARKER

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR | DIGITAL GYM SHOOT


Ace Parker is a local Star Wars nut, Freelance Photographer and Graphic Designer. His film credits include The Brazilian Affair, and the upcoming Time Free Dentistry. You can find his work at www.aceparker.com.

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RAYMOND MONTEMAYOR

PRODUCER / WRITER / DIRECTOR /
CINEMATOGRAPHER / EDITOR / VISUAL EFFECTS


Raymond is an engineer turned artist. He holds BS and MS degrees in engineering from Harvey Mudd College and UCLA, respectively, and spent 12 years designing communication chips for the wireless and cable TV industries. He founded PixelPlex in 2012 to pursue his interests in digital media design, providing services as a motion graphics designer, visual effects artist, and 3D animator. A lifelong Star Wars fan, Raymond has focused his love for art and technology to produce this Star Wars fan film.