ILMxLAB Heads to Star Wars Celebration This May With Two New Panels

This May at Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm’s immersive entertainment studio ILMxLAB is giving fans an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how their latest virtual reality adventure, Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, came together.

Matthew Wood, who voices Mubo, will be joining the panel with Jose Perez III, director of the experience, in addition to other key talent that brought the experience to life.


Go Beyond the Spires in Virtual Reality: Making of ILMxLAB’s Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge

Take a look behind the curtains with the creators of Star Wars: Tales from The Galaxy’s Edge, the virtual reality experience that transports you to the outskirts of Black Spire Outpost, lets you visit Seezelslak’s Cantina, and explore the wilds of Batuu.

Panelists: Matthew Wood (Mubo), Jose Perez III (Director), Alyssa Finley (Producer), Ross Beeley (Writer), Marissa Martinez-Hoadley (Quality Assurance Lead)

Host: Holly Frey

Additionally, key talent from ILMxLAB will join together on the University Stage on Saturday afternoon of the conference for an intimate conversation about their paths to a galaxy far, far away.

Step Inside Our Stories: Careers & Journeys of the Women at ILMxLAB

Employees from experience design, gameplay engineering, quality assurance and development operations speak about their career journeys at Lucasfilm and ILMxLAB, working in the interactive space, and their roles and projects at ILMxLAB.

Panelists: Marissa Martinez-Hoadley, Emily Burch, Karessa Bowens, Rachel Radeztsky

Host: Jenny Ely

Panel sign-ups open on May 12 at 8:00 AM PT. For more information on virtual panel selection, go here.