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“Star Wars” Sound Man Ben Burtt Explores “Sound Behind the Image”

Oscar-winning

Star Wars

sound designer Ben Burtt will host this evening’s

“The Sound Behind the Image”

presentation by AMPAS’ Science and Technology Council.

Burtt will be joined by Oscar-nominated sound mixer Kevin O’Connell for the celebration of the art of sound in action-adventure films. Among the movies to be featured are 1926’s

Don Juan,

the first film with a synchronized musical score, and, of course,

Star Wars,

which revolutionized sound design 30 years ago.

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