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Death Star Creator, Colin Cantwell, welcomes you to his site. In addition to designing the Death Star, Colin also designed the X-Wing, TIE Fighter, original Millennium Falcon, Star Destroyer, Y-Wing, Sky Hopper and Sand Crawler. Some of his other credits include “2001 A Space Odyssey”, “War Games”, expert support during the first moon landing, (where he gave Walter Cronkite the flight progress that was broadcast on live TV) and much more.

 

 

 

 

 

OWN A PIECE OF STAR WARS HISTORY WITH . . .

 

MEET COLIN AT THESE EVENTS and . . .

View videos of Colin describing his various projects including: – His Star Wars’ ship designs, scene designs & his work with Lucas  – His contributions to the success of “2001, A Space Odyssey” – How he worked with Walter Cronkite on the First Moon Landing; – Other videos on Colin’s work including Buck Rogers, Close Encounters etc.

Event Dates

  • December 9th from 11 to 2PM  and & December 10th,  from Noon to 2PM at
    Vision Comics and Oddities 3958 S. Federal Blvd., Sheridan, CO from 11 AM to 2 PM
     
  • December  17 , 11 AM , MoPOP’s JBL Theater   Seattle WA 
  • 2018  January 12-14   Abluquerque Comic Con NM 
  • 2018  February 23-25    Pensacon – Pensacola Florida  
  • 2018  March 9 to 11    Lexington Comic and Toy Show   
  • 2018  April  27 – 29  iMagicon, Minot , North Dakota 
  • 2018  May 4 – 6   Thessaloniki Comic Convention Greece
  • 2018 June  15-16     InterGalactic Con San Diego
  • 2018  June 23 – 24   Smallville ComicCon , Kansas

 

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COLIN CANTWELL’ S AMAZING CAREER

Death Star Creator, Colin Cantwell, has been under the radar for much of his recent life until now. During his amazing career, he worked with George Lucas on designing the X-Wing, TIE Fighter, Y-Wing, Death Star, Millennium Falcon, and Star Destroyer for the very first  “Star Wars” movie.  In addition, he collaborated with Stanley Kubrick on “2001 a Space Odyssey” (in which he was responsible for suggesting the theme song, “Also sprach Zarathustra“), and he worked with Steven Spielberg on “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,”  Other projects included “War Games”, “Buck Rogers”, “Mars, the Search Begins”,  “Around the World in 80 Days” and more.

On this site you can find prints and other products showing the original concept drawings that Colin presented to George Lucas before Colin was hired to design the ships for the first Star Wars film.  

Check out the links above to Colin’s “Star Wars” Inside Stories as well links to his books, “CoreFires 1” and the upcoming “CoreFires 2”. 

NOTE:
Colin’s work is copyrighted and this the ONLY site (and it’s links) where Colin’s work is available. 

CONTACT COLIN  – colincantwell1  at gmail  dot com

 

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Original X-Wing  Pre-Film Concept ship

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Original Star Destroyer Pre-Film Concept #6

 

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Star Destroyer Pre-Film Concept in battle #1

 

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Back view of  X-Wing  Pre-Film Concept

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First Action Scene Pre-Film Concept

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Ship Concept

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