Apple Teases Star Wars-Themed 'Behind the Mac' Film Featuring Skywalker Sound

Apple today released a brief teaser trailer for an upcoming "Behind the Mac" film featuring Skywalker Sound, the sound effects division of Lucasfilm known for the Star Wars franchise and many other high-profile movies.


The full film will be released on Apple's YouTube channel on May 4, Star Wars Day, and will examine how artists at Skywalker Sound use Macs and other tools to generate the sounds featured in the iconic films.

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vegetassj4 Avatar
4 weeks ago


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anakin44011 Avatar
4 weeks ago

anything Star Wars after 1983 is irrelevant.
Oh, please...let's have another super long argument about the relevant merits of each of the Star Wars movies...and TV shows.

Said no one ever.

I enjoyed them all...that's right, every one...warts and all. Every one had parts that didn't make sense and yet every one was worth the $12 and the 2-3 hours of my life (many times over). It is entertainment, not religion. It is a shame that YouTube critics are slowly ruining entertainment with standards that no team of creators can possibly reach and maintain. It is taking much of the enjoyment out of the medium.

One man's Star Wars movie is another man's gangster movie. Be thankful we live in a time with choice. Be less thankful we live in a time where everyone feels the need to publish their opinions for the world to see and read.

Off my soapbox now...sorry.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
StoneJack Avatar
4 weeks ago

creating sound effects is not tied to just Macs .










no one said it is tied only to macs
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
kukheart Avatar
4 weeks ago
Why not put it on Apple TV?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
t0rqx Avatar
4 weeks ago
This must explain the featured coil whine in the new Mac Studios.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Karma*Police Avatar
4 weeks ago
Looks interesting… too bad Disney killed Star Wars.
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