Featured Trooper: Giovanni Calori

What is your background / what do you do for a living? What are your hobbies?

I work as a Body shop supervisor, i do alittle of everything bosy work, prepping cars for painy, detail cars, and keep the books. Hobbies include build models/ costumes, run RC tanks amoung other things.

When did you see Star Wars for the first time and where?

The first time I watched starwars was with my Mother years ago when I was very small, it was the original trilogy on VHS.

What is your favourite Star Wars movie?

Empire strikes back, closely followed by Rogue one.

What is your favourite costume and or prop (any franchise)?

Favorite costume is the AT AT driver.

What costumes (SW related or otherwise) have you made before?

Along with my At At i have also made a stormtrooper and just finished a mandalorian kit to use with our sister club.

What inspires you creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

Seeing other people work and day dreaming and my main sources for insparation

How did you first find out about the 501st Legion?

I happened to come across a video on youtube about the top fan made starwars things, one of them was the 501st so I looked into it more and knew I wanted to join once I found out more.

What drives you to stay trooping in the 501st Legion?

Supporting great charities which help bring even a little happiness to those you are fighting though many challenging times. Also being with the 501st, its like an extended family, Everyone is so helpful a d always willing to lend a hand.

If you were to have a job at Lucasfilm, what would it be and why?

A job at Lucasfilm? Working with writers would be my choice, bringing ideas to them both original and fan made. There have been many amazing fan films which really should be looked at more by those in charge!