ARTSEDGE: Ben Burtt on The Sounds of “Star Wars”
This is one of a series of podcasts exploring the ways sound and sound effects can be used to help bring stories to life.
Meet Ben Burtt, Sound Designer for films like Star Wars,Raiders of the Lost Ark and WALL-E. Learn how he comes up with sounds that complement the amazing things seen on the silver screen – from laser blasts to whirring, buzzing lightsabers. Find out the story behind some of his signature effects and how he first got interested in sound design.