The Empire Strikes Back Uncut, the collaborative fan remake of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, has recently been released as a full film by project creator Casey Pugh. Each of the hundreds of creative scenes made by fans were pieced together by Star Wars Uncut editing team members Todd Roman and Bryan Pugh.
Pugh started the project back in 2009 when he and his team divided the original Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope into 472 15-second clips and asked fans to recreate the film piece by piece.
To choose the scenes for this Director’s Cut, we assembled a team of 20 Uncut superusers, film experts, and Star Wars aficionados to be our panel of judges. After choosing their favorites, our awesome editors stitched it all together with the John Williams’ score. But choosing favorites was no easy task – this is the most creative bunch of fans we’ve seen yet. If you watch carefully, you’ll see that we’ve included more fans in the movie than the original 480 scenes.
Here is the Star Wars Uncut remake of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope that was released in 2012: