Audio & Visual Effects Of The Force Awakens Revealed
If you’ve seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens, let alone any of the films, you know how incredible the audio and visual effects can be. In this video, we receive insight into how this was accomplished from a panel of key effects coordinators for the film.
Discussing the sound design behind the lightsaber around 47:00, we learn of the various sound sources that created its tone, such as a slowed-down explosion and even the purr of a cat. Undoubtedly a sophisticated process, it’s fascinating to hear what happened behind the scenes.
Watch how the lightsaber was made.