The Force is With Oliver

September 28, 2008

A STAR Wars fanatic has landed a top movie prize from his hero George Lucas.

Oliver Jones, 24, from Sutton Coldfield, accidentally submitted a 59-second short film, based on The Empire Strikes Back, after attempting to enter an entirely separate online contest.

He won best short film at The Official Star Wars Fan Film Awards, run by Lucasfilm Ltd, and judged by the hit film’s creator George Lucas.

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