The new universe demanded a new way of thinking about sound in movies.
Star Wars is ground breaking for a lot of reasons. New techniques for sound were created by necessity – ones that would change how audio would work for a ton of future films. The original trilogy required new sound that would give direction to massive space battles, give droids a bit of humanity, and make us believe that the lightsaber wasn’t just a fancy flash light.
Want more? Check out this full length doc from Sound On Sound that focuses on Rogue One’s sound design…
What is your favorite iconic Star Wars sound?