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Ben Burt | Benjamin Burtt Jr. | Ben Burtt Jr.
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Your success as an artist, to say something new, ultimately depends on the breadth of your education. My recommendation would be to major in an area other than film, develop a point of view, and then apply that knowledge to film. Because if film is all you know, you cannot help but make derivative work. I found that what I had learned about sound, history, biology, English, physics all goes into ...
To create the rumbling sound of the gigantic boulder in Raiders of the Lost Ark
(1981), he placed a microphone close to the tire of his Honda Civic as it coasted slowly down his gravel driveway. The recording was later engineered at various speeds to best replicate the rolling boulder.
Putting "the Wilhelm scream" in the films he edits