"In 2009, Casey Pugh asked thousands of Internet users to remake "Star Wars: A New Hope" into a fan film, 15 seconds at a time. Contributors were allowed to recreate scenes from Star Wars however they wanted. Within just a few months SWU grew into a wild success. The creativity that poured into the project was unimaginable...Finally, the crowd-sourced project has been stitched together and put online for your streaming pleasure. The "Director's Cut" is a feature-length film that contains hand-picked scenes from the entire StarWarsUncut.com collection."
I was never a big Star Wars fan, but four minutes in, I'm already hooked. What a fantastic homage, idea, and collaboration. Like the YouTube choir performing Eric Whitacre's "Sleep" and The Johnny Cash Project, Star Wars Uncut is a massive-scale art project created by folks who are strangers to each other, made possible by the web:
Read more about the project at Star Wars Uncut.