For several months, Hasbro has been running a diorama contest where fans recreate their favorite moments from the Star Wars movies using action figures.Â Today, the company announced the winner, and it’s a great piece of work, depicting many fans favorite movie moment.
Hasbroâ€™s excited to announce that the Grand Prize Winner of the 2009 STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS DIORAMA CONTEST is Craig Boyse, from Clio, Michigan!Â Craigâ€™s entry, â€œCaptain Solo Awaiting His Fate In The Carbon Freezing Chamber,â€ was also selected the Fansâ€™ Choice winner, via StarWars.Hasbro.com voting, giving him undisputed bragging rights throughout the galaxy.Â Â The entry will be displayed at the next Star Wars Celebration.
â€œI really like Star Wars and Iâ€™m a creative guy, so this diorama contest was perfect for me.Â Hasbro and Star Wars together â€” it really piqued my interest,â€ explained Craig Boyse, winner of Hasbroâ€™s 2009 STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS DIORAMA CONTEST.Â â€œI was basically living in the Star Wars universe for a month â€” I watched the movie and studied the source material over again, but I was surrounding myself with my favorite thing; it was like being a Star Wars extra. It was hard work, but a lot of fun! â€œ