There are some great nods to the original trilogy in there, such as mynocks and a not-so-subtle reference to Darth Vader’s pyre. But more than that, in a few short minutes, you get a real sense of the apprentice character. She’s anxious, curious, and ultimately harmed for it. You want to know more, and that’s a mark of a good short.


For more of Vitale’s work, visit his official site. And check out this making-of video.