14 Apr '11, 11am

Construction of Lucasfilm's production facility underway.

Construction of Lucasfilm's production facility underway.

SINGAPORE : It's all systems go for the construction of Lucasfilm's first overseas production facility at Singapore's Fusionopolis. The 'Sandcrawler Building' is an eight-storey complex that will house the local arm of the recognised film and entertainment company. Fans of the sci-fi classic Star Wars would notice the striking resemblance to the real Sandcrawler - a popular mode of transport seen in various episodes. While Lucasfilm remains tight-lipped about its top-secret feature animation film, it's on the lookout for aspiring animators. "We are really working out some very, very innovative gaming ideas. We also have a feature animation project that is here, that we've talked about, and that project of course is again top secret, but it will be produced in Singapore. So I think that will be a real milestone for the studio," said Micheline Chau, President & COO of Lucasf...

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