Sound Designer Ben Burtt Deconstructs the Audio Effects Used in ‘Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope’

A fascinating video from Indepth Sound Design features legendary Star Wars sound designer Ben Burtt deconstructing many of the classic audio effects that he created for the 1977 film Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope. These sounds include the Lightsaber, hyperdrive, R2-D2, C-3PO, X-34 Landspeeder, Darth Vader, Tie Fighters and of course, The Force.

Ben Burtt explains all of his classic sound design from Star Wars Episode IV!