May the 4th be with you, in a new documentary on the sounds of Skywalker

From Ben Burtt’s creations for Star Wars to Bonnie Wild’s work on The Mandalorian to sound editor AndrĂ© Fenley and Jurassic Park, the greatest sounds are all here. Apple has shot a loving look behind the scenes, in glorious black and white. And if that’s not enough for you, we’ve got more. Apple’s angle here […]

Get lost in magical 1983 footage of Brilliant Trees, delicate IBM Dictaphone looping

Whatever you’re doing now, if you want to calm yourself and rediscover the love of slow production, watch this transcendent footage of David Sylvian with Ronny Drayton, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Holger Czukay, Jon Hassell, and Steve Nye.

Peter Kirn - January 12, 2022

Behind the scenes of a sci-fi 3D music video, as Defasten takes us deep into Notch

Notch is the latest “it” real-time visual effects tool. So as motion maven Defasten produced a dazzling science fiction video for my latest release, I asked him to share how it all works. Enter the nodegraph.

Peter Kirn - February 22, 2021

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