John Goodson, ILM model maker & digital artist, has worked on everything from the Star Wars Special Editions, Prequels & Disney+ series to Star Trek, Planet of the Apes, Transformers, and more. His filmography is so vast that this discussion is only part 1! Look for part 2 out next week. 

Films and models discussed in part 1:

  • What inspired John to become a professional model maker
  • Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home filming of the whales
  • Back to the Future 2
  • Ghostbusters 2
  • The Phantom Menace – Republic Cruiser
  • Ahsoka series – San Diego Comic-Con trip with Ahsoka’s T-6 shuttle
  • The Mandalorian – Moff Gideon Light Cruiser

We highly recommend you watch the YouTube version which contains pictures and video illustrating our discussion. You can meet John on August 1 during the Virtual Cantina tour when it stops in San Francisco.

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