Crazy Watto

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Crazy Watto
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Directed by John E. Hudgens
Produced by John E. Hudgens
Written by John E. Hudgens
Sandy Clark
Lowell Cunningham
Heather Harris
Starring Sandy Clark
Distributed by Z-Team Productions
Atomfilms
Release date
  • 2000 (2000)
Running time
2 min.
Language English

Crazy Watto is a two-minute-long fan film that made its debut on the internet in 2000. The film is a spoof of used car deal ads shown on television,[1] featuring Watto from Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace . Watto offers up for sale familiar ships (and objects) such as an X-wing with "genuine battle marks used in the Battle of Yavin" for $599.99 and an AT-AT for $999.99. Fans of other sci-fi shows notice that he auctions a Borg cube for $899.99, and also puts up ships from Star Trek and Captain Power[2] for $29.99 each.

Crazy Watto played at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival,[3] and is a popular fan film at many science fiction conventions. The film was originally hosted by TheForce.Net,[4] but is now part of The Official Star Wars Fan Film Awards on AtomFilms.

Notes

  1. ^ Pickle, Betsy. "Crazy Watto striking deals at Cannes". Archived from the original on 2012-07-08. Retrieved 2008-12-14. 
  2. ^ "Crazy Watto review". Retrieved 14 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "Star Wars Fans to Play Cannes". Animation Magazine. Retrieved 14 December 2008. 
  4. ^ "TFN FanFilms - Short Films - Crazy Watto". Retrieved 2009-06-26. 

External links

  • Crazy Watto on IMDb
  • Crazy Watto at Z-Team Productions
  • Crazy Watto at Atomfilms


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