Fans get shot at 'Galactica' short


SciFi Channel has launched a videomaker tool kit through its Web site that allows fans of "Battlestar Galactica" to create their own short-form content based on the show.

The new video tool, at, will provide users with more than 30 visual effects, 20 audio effects and cuts from the show's soundtrack to create their own four-minute short. Creators can post their content to the site, where "Galactica" executive producer David Eick will select his favorite and air it during a future broadcast episode.