Regal Robot founder, Tom Spina, will be speaking on panels at Star Wars™ Celebration in Anaheim!
Star Wars Celebration is May 26th-29th and as with previous years, our company founder, Tom Spina, will be a guest speaker at a number of great panels throughout the weekend. See the full schedule below and please be sure to come visit us in Anaheim at Booth 2518 for your chance to grab our Star Wars Celebration exclusive creations and take a first-look at our upcoming Star Wars™ Archive Collection. Learn more about what we’re bringing to the show in our Star Wars Celebration Updates roundup post!
Thursday 2:30 pm – 4pm – STAR WARS COLLECTIBLES UPDATES WITH LUCASFILM’S BRIAN MERTEN
Twin Suns Stage
Don’t miss this panel for sneak peeks at upcoming products and giveaways from your favorite licensees! The things we collect and bring into our lives really do show our affinity for the story we love. Come celebrate with us and find out what’s happening first hand with your favorite Star Wars collectibles. We’ll chat about Prop Replicas, statues and more, probably with a surprise or two along the way.
Thursday 6pm – STAR WARS ORIGINAL PROPS AND COSTUMES
There’s no greater connection to a film than the original props and costumes used in production! Super-collector Gus Lopez and prop restoration artist Tom Spina (Tom Spina Designs, Regal Robot) host this presentation and QnA that delves deep into the ever expanding hobby of collecting original props and showcases photos and stories of amazing Star Wars items from private collections around the world that you won’t see anywhere else. With presenters: Brandon Alinger, Stephen Lane, Gus Lopez, Tom Spina, David Mandel
Saturday, 5pm – STAR WARS REPLICAS PODCAST
Star Wars Replicas is a channel dedicated to licensed StarWars prop replicas. We will be discussing the world of collecting and displaying high-end life-size prop replicas. Tom Spina from Regal Robot/Tom Spina Designs will join us (schedule permitting) in the panel to discuss the process of creating the prop replicas. We will also be featuring mind-blowing high-end display rooms that feature licensed prop replicas and host a Q&A on how to get into the world of Star Wars prop replica collectibles.
Sunday – 2 pm – BEHIND THE SCENES – THE CREATURES OF RETURN OF THE JEDI
Twin Suns Stage
Movie monster fans won’t want to miss this in depth exploration of the Return of the Jedi’s aliens! Join special guest and Return of the Jedi creature maker, Kirk Thatcher along with FX artist Tom Spina (Regal Robot, Tom Spina Designs), Amy Ratcliffe, and Jason and Gabe from Blast Points Podcast as they turn their keen eyes towards the throne room of Jabba the Hutt and the wondrous creatures of ROTJ with a showcase of rare images and stories from the making of the film.