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Welcome to Colin Cantwell’s site. Here you can learn about his amazing career, find out where to meet him at upcoming events and purchase prints of his original 1974 Star War’s ship concepts as well as his sci-fi novel, CoreFires.

 

OWN A PIECE OF STAR WARS HISTORY WITH . . .

 

 

MEET COLIN AT THESE EVENTS 

Modelers & Star War’s Ship Fans ….. You won’t be sorry!

Fans of the Death Star, Millennium Falcon, Star Destroyer, TIE Fighter, X-Wing, Sky Hopper, and the rest of the iconic ships created by Colin Cantwell will want to see the new developments at his table at one of the Cons below.

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Don’t miss Colin’s Panels where he describes various projects including: – His Star Wars’ ship designs/models, 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; – His work at NASA – Plus Colin’s work in War Games, Buck Rogers, Close Encounters etc.

MEET COLIN AT…

  • 2018  March 31    Commiesfest in Golden CO  
  • 2018  April  27 – 29  iMagicon, Minot , North Dakota 
  • 2018  May 4 – 6   Thessalonika Comic Convention Greece
  • 2018 June  15-16     InterGalactic Con San Diego

 

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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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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