Posts Tagged ‘sound_design’

The unbelievable sounds of Star Wars

Following the extended Easter weekend break, something light but nonetheless fascinating and revealing about the world of audio production to ease you into the working week. What Culture has listed 10 sound effects from Star Wars and explained how they were all created. Here’s the list in full: 10) Chewbacca’s roar – a mix of […]

Skip Lievesy Master Class this Saturday

Apologies for the short notice, but if you live in or within easy striking distance of Brookly, NY, you might wish to spend this Saturday afternoon at The Media Center on John Street in the company of Skip Lievesy for a Master Class and a special screening of Gravity. Following a lunch together, Skip, who […]

2014 Godzilla remake sounds amazing

As well as being tantalising and a wee bit scary, this trailer for Gareth Edwards’ remake of Godzilla, which hits our screens this Summer, also boasts some ace, atmospheric sound design. Roll on 15 May … especially as it’s going to sound awesome in Dolby Atmos.  

The sound of Lone Survivor

Lone Survivor is the story of how former US Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell and his team fought for their lives after a mission to kill an al Qaeda target in June 2005 went badly wrong. In this SoundWorks Collection profile the Oscar nominated sound team behind Director Peter Berg’s film – Supervising Sound Editor Wylie […]

Star Wars sound designer, Ben Burtt

Ben Burtt, the sound designer on the original Star Wars films, explains some of the tricks they pulled in this interview extracted from the deep archive and posted on YoutTube He reveals, for example, that the soundtrack is completely fabricated in a studio, with only about 15 to 20% of the dialogue recorded on-set. Everything […]