George Lucas

Blake, Larry
November 2004
Mix;Nov2004, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p88
Interviews film director George Lucas about his passion for all aspects of the cinema experience. Role in the foundation of Zoetrope Studios in 1968 by director Francis Coppola; Lucas' hands-on involvement in post-production sound; Development of high technology such as the EditDroid and SoundDroid systems in the early 1980s; Use of Pro Tools platform in mixing episode III of "Star Wars"; Fight for digital projection.


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