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Old 02-02-2010, 07:13 AM
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Well, I'm thinking it doesn't stand much of a chance when it comes to visual effects against "Avatar" so let's hope it will win for sound editing and mixing...

It's funny because on Sunday I watched the featurette on the Blu-ray about how Ben Burtt went about creating some of the sounds and it was very, very interesting. He was using a lot of old school equipment dating back to the 70s, which I thought was rather surprising. Apparently, he wanted to recreate some of the sounds in TOS exactly as they were but he couldn't simply because not everything had been documented. I guess back then no one realized that those techniques could be used again some 40 years later...
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