The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has shared a great video featuring sound designer Ben Burtt (Star Wars) discussing the sound design of the sci fi classic Forbidden Planet. Forbidden Planet (1956) has an iconic soundtrack that was created by Louis & Bebe Barron. In the video, Burtt demonstrates some of the hands-on… Read More The Sound Design Of Forbidden Planet, By Ben Burtt
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This video offers a preview of the upcoming book, The Sounds Of Star Wars, a look at the groundbreaking sound design of the popular series.
Did you know that the screech of a TIE Fighter is a drastically altered elephant bellow. Or that the voice of Chewbacca was constructed out of pieces of walruses and other animal sounds? Lucasfilm has published a new book, The Sound Of Star Wars, that looks at the work of Academy Award-winning sound designer Ben Burtt.… Read More The Sounds of Star Wars
Remember the video we published last week about the sound design of Wall-E? EM’s latest issue has an interview with Ben Burtt – the sound designer behind not only WALL-E, but also the Academy Award-winning sound designer behind R2-D2’s “voice” and the hum of light sabers. Burtt discusses the differences in doing sound design for… Read More R2-D2’s Sound Design Secrets