“Star Wars” Toy Photographer Kim Simmons Confirmed to Attend Celebrity Fan Fest

“Star Wars” fans and toy collectors can meet Simmons at the two-day pop culture festival

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS (October 15th, 2019) – Commonly referred to as ‘The Man Who Shot Luke Skywalker,’ Kenner/Hasbro commercial “Star Wars” toy photographer Kim Simmons, will officially attend Celebrity Fan Fest. The interactive pop culture fan festival will take place October 26-27, 2019 at Freeman Expo Hall 1 in San Antonio, Texas.

Simmons first got his start after graduate school as an assistant for Roy Frankenfield, an independent photographer who at the time was enlisted to photograph Kenner/Hasbro “Star Wars” toy packaging. His iconic work graced the covers of hundreds of official “Star Wars” promotional products from action figures, playsets to vehicles.

Photo Compilation: Kim Simmons

“It’s an honor to welcome legendary photographer Kim Simmons to Celebrity Fan Fest,” said PMX Events President Bob Wills. “His work captivated the imaginations of children worldwide by creating unique dioramas of some of ‘Star Wars’ most iconic scenes. Now, avid collectors have the opportunity to meet the man behind the lens and get a close up look into his work and life today.”

Tickets for Celebrity Fan Fest are on sale only at CelebrityFanFest.com. Event doors will open on Saturday, October 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


San Antonio’s premier comic convention, Celebrity Fan Fest, is an interactive fan festival featuring special appearances by prominent film and television celebrities. The “fan festival” offers an elevated immersive form of entertainment including celebrity meet and greet photo opportunities, the “Hollywood Car Show” exhibit featuring the 1989 Batmobile, “Hero’s Hall,” “Vendor Village,” “Artist Alley,” celebrity panels, plus much more.


PMX Events specializes in creating one-of-a-kind productions including comic conventions, movie and music festivals, family shows, non-profit fundraising events as well as foodie experiences. Based in San Antonio, Texas, PMX Events is a premier source for high-quality entertainment exhibitions. For more information about PMX events please visit, pmxevents.com.