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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' sound editors and mixers discuss crafting BB-8 and Kylo Ren's voices

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' sound editors and mixers discuss crafting BB-8 and Kylo Ren's voices

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" may not have earned a best picture Oscar nomination, but the billion-dollar box-office record-setter did manage to nab five other nods, including two in sound — editing (Matthew Wood, David Acord) and mixing (Andy Nelson, Christopher Scarabosio, Stuart Wilson).

Equipped with two newly built Panavision cameras, dubbed "Millennium Falcon" and "Death Star," director J.J. Abrams and crew found themselves battling 120-degree heat in the Abu Dhabi desert on the first day of principal photography. The remote location introduces us to planet Jakku, where Rey (Daisy Ridley) encounters the droid BB-8 and takes off on a journey...

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