Great interview with Ben Burtt

July 4, 2008 · Posted in Electronic Music 

Ben Burtt, he’s the sound designer who worked on huge films such as Star Wars, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and Indiana Jones to name a few.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ZRPHp3UxvA]

If a robot falls on a deserted planet, does it still make noise? According to sound designer extraordinaire Ben Burtt, the talent behind the stars of Disney·Pixar’s “WALL·E,” it most certainly does. And you’d be surprised at how many years of research and development it takes to make every squeak, creak, click, and clank seem so real.

“The assignment was inventing original voices and all the sounds associated with the main characters … mechanisms, movements, force fields. Since WALL·E doesn’t use conventional dialogue, I had to convey the story through the types of sound each character made. By providing the illusion that they had feelings, the audience would care about them,” Ben explains. With a visual start from preliminary paintings and sketches, he …

Read full story here >>

Comments

Comments are closed.

  • THE CAVE : Playlist

  • INSTAGRAM – ANALOG INDUSTRIAL ARTS

    • WINTER FORREST SUNSET SNOW FROST CONTRAST
    • VINTAGE AUTO 1950 CAR RETRO SNOW WINTER USA
    • ARCHITECTURE OFFICE DESIGN INDUSTRIAL PATTERN GLASS
    • ILLUMINATION TRIAD ARCHITECTURE DESIGN 1950 LAMPS
    • ABSTRACT WALL ARCHITECTURE AMBIENT
    • ELECTRICITY ENERGY NETWORK ARPANET COMMUNICATION SOLITUDE
    • DUVED RE CABIN WINTER SNOW
    • HOF SYSTEM SKISTAR STAR WARS SNOW WHITE PAINTING TEGEFJLL DUVEDhellip
    • DUVED RE OFFPIST FORREST SNOW ART WOODS
    • ICE FROZEN LAKE PATTERN ARTISTIC WINTER
    • ARCHITECTURE ART EMPORIA BLUE PATTERN SHAPES ENDLESS
    • WAITING SOLITUDE CONCRETE MALM TRAINSTATION
Get Adobe Flash player