Great interview with Ben Burtt

July 4, 2008 · Posted in Electronic Music · Comments Off on Great interview with Ben Burtt 

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.

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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 …

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