Star Wars creator George Lucas had a special message for fans at Star Wars Celebration's The Phantom Menace 20th Anniversary panel.
Now, that video message, in which Lucas praises the cast and crew of the film, has been posted online for all.
"The fans are always such a big part of these films. And obviously, those of you who are here are the fans of Episode I, and I love each and every one of you," Lucas said in part.
Here's the full statement: