More Star Wars: Episode VIII Dubrovnik information, video, and photos!

Star Wars Episode VIII Completes Day 1 Filming!

Our buddy in Dubrovnik has sent us another update on the movement for Star Wars: Episode VIII in Croatia.

  • The Sea Star, a tourist vessel obviously used for Star Wars, is eventually fitted with a giant white screen holder on its stern side; it is worth mentioning that similar ones were recently used on the former RAF Greenham Common location to back the blue screens facilitating further CGI manipulation (e.g., Millennium Falcon takeoff, etc.).
  • A word has it that the ship’s spacious upper deck may be used as a sort of an aquatic landing platform, as suggested by the props erected.
  • The film crew arrived from London by a chartered Croatian plane at the Ćilipi Airport around 1:00 PM today.
  • The technicians assembled a silver-azure striped landspeeder, as demonstrated by this screenshot from this videoScreen Shot 2016-03-08 at 3.43.00 PM
  • Some of the façade pylons toward the end of the main street colonnade props, as previously mentioned by some websites, are purposely “cracked” and “damaged,” allegedly to allow for a landspeeder chase and crash sequence effect (but maybe standing for something else). As this information has remained somewhat unsubstantiated so far, a photograph depicting a lady painter decorating the styrofoam construction is proof thereof.
  •  Today, prefabricated, labyrinthical, and arched structures are mounted to the rails facing the steps of the Dominican Monastery, the locale that was already decorated by some neon light fixtures.
  • Best regards from Croatia to all the “warsies,” and may the Force be with us!
More Star Wars: Episode VIII Dubrovnik information, video, and photos!
Battle damage!


Our friends at have hooked us up with some photos and video to share with you from the Star Wars: Episode VIII Dubrovnik sets today. Here are some videos and a gallery:

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Thanks again to our buddy in Dubrovnik and!

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