Will the battle between Star Wars and Star Trek ever be settled? Well a creative new short fan film tries to do just that as the word of Star Wars attacks Earth, who will save them? Find out below, plus we have a couple more past short films from the never-ending saga that is Star Trek vs. Star Wars.
The War Between Star Wars and Star Trek hits Earth
Here is the new short film by Billy Parker
According to Parker, the film took him only three weeks to make. Parker combined music and sounds from the new movie with a CGI model of the original Enterprise (created by our old friend Jason Lee, the maker of 2007’s ‘Foolerprise‘). Parker tells TrekMovie the reason he used the TOS ship is because he didn’t know how to get a model of the new one and he had the TOS ship available. I think it looks pretty cool combined with the new sounds and music.
More Star Trek v Star Wars short films
Of course a significant percent of YouTube is made up of mashups taking clips from Star Trek and Star Wars and creating battles, and we have shown some of those here in the past. But, there takes a special effort to do a live action video. Here are a couple of examples of live action shorts that explore Star Wars v Star Trek…
Film Riot finds out what it is when a light saber takes on a phaser
Here is another one from Lawling Productions, where some kids fight it out Trek v Wars style.
Thanks to Ulrich for the link.