Monday, February 27, 2012

Skywalker Ranch

  • Dickenson worked on Lucas nearby Skywalker project in the 1970s as a county planner, but then as a San Rafael resident joined foes of initial plans for Grady Ranch, arguing then the use was inappropriate for the area.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Its not clear whether the commission will vote. The complex would be next to Lucas other filmmaking operations—Skywalker Ranch and Big Rock.
  • (San Jose Mercury News)
  • Its considered the most famous scene in Star Wars history, perhaps in all of science-fiction cinema.
  • (Cinema Blend)
  • The plot is simple: Lucas wants to expand his filmmaking empire in the quiet valley that has been home to his Skywalker Ranch for three decades, building a 270,000-square-foot digital media production compound on historic farmland known as Grady Ranch.
  • (Lincoln Journal Star)
  • While Simmons will continue his work at Skywalker Ranch, he is teaming with his wife Jennifer Ashby-Simmons and partner Holly Bragman to run what he calls "a hip, unique and informal wine bar.
  • (San Francisco Gate)
  • Matthew Wood is the Supervising Sound Editor at Skywalker Ranch. Not only does he oversee the sound for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, but he is the voice of General Grievous.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • Howard the Fucking Duck. Noooooooo! But there is one reason to hate the flannel shirt-wearing Emperor Neck Fat of Skywalker Ranch, one that trumps all others: George Lucas killed NASA.
  • (Charleston City Paper)
  • Ken Sletten was a partner, founder and CEO of the general contracting firm Rudolph Sletten, known for its construction of such projects as the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital and Skywalker Ranch.
  • (The Almanac Online)
  • They had seen a preview of Star Wars Episode 2: Attack of the Clones with George Lucas himself at a special event at the Skywalker Ranch, and after interacting with the Star Wars creator they see him and his views as completely genuine.
  • (Newsarama)

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