Ben Burtt Biography (1948-)

Full name, Benjamin Burtt, Jr.; born in 1948, in Syracuse, NY;.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
sound technician
Birth Details
1948
Syracuse, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Credits; Film Work; Sound Technician
  • The Milpitas Monster, Samuel Golden Ayer Productions, 1976.
  • Star Wars (also known as Star Wars, Episode 4: A New Hope),Twentieth Century-Fox, 1977.
  • The Invasion of the Body Snatchers, United Artists (UA), 1978.
  • More American Graffiti, Universal, 1979.
  • The Empire Strikes Back, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1980.
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark, Paramount, 1981.
  • E.T.--The Extra-Terrestrial, Universal, 1982.
  • The Dark Crystal, Universal, 1982.
  • Return of the Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode 6), Twentieth Century- Fox, 1983.
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, Paramount, 1984.
  • The Dream Is Alive (documentary), Imax Corp., 1985.
  • Nutcracker: The Motion Picture, Atlantic Releasing, 1986.
  • Howard the Duck, Universal, 1986.
  • Willow, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/UA, 1988.
  • Always, Universal, 1989.
  • Blue Planet (documentary), Imax Corp., 1990.
  • The True Story of "Glory" Continues, Columbia, 1991.
  • Also worked as editor and sound technician for Niagara: Miracles, Myths, and Magic (also see below), 1992.
  • Credits; Film Work; Director
  • Blue Planet (documentary), Imax Corp., 1990.
  • The True Story of "Glory" Continues, Columbia, 1991.
  • Credits; Other Film Work
  • Also worked on Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Paramount, 1989.
  • Credits; Television Work; Sound Technician
  • Worked on the British television movie Killdozer, 1974.
  • Credits; Television Appearances; Series
  • SST: Screen, Stage, Television, ABC, 1989.
  • The Great Heep (television special), ABC, 1986.
  • Also screenwriter, with Kieth Merrill, of Niagara: Miracles, Myths, and Magic, 1992.

Further Reference

Periodicals

  • Film Comment, November-December, 1983.

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