Episode 122: How Does Sound Design Influence Star Wars?

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From the lightsaber to blasters and beyond, the sounds of Star Wars are perhaps the most recognizable sounds a film has ever produced. What makes sound design in Star Wars so unique, and how has it helped to make the films so believable? Join us as we take a closer look at sound design within Star Wars, and feature an interview with ABC News correspondent, and Producer of The Force of Sound, Clayton Sandell.

You can view the documentary, The Force of Soundhere.

Special thanks to our generous patrons: Brandon Boylan, Dave Hackerson, Michelle Grondine, Neil Lowery, William Pollock, Regina Sanders, Connie Shih, Aaron Sinner, Christa Smolenski, Franklin Taylor, Amy Wishman and, of course, our mystery donor!


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