Apple teases Star Wars-themed ‘Behind the Mac’ movie with Skywalker Sound

Apple today released a brief trailer for an upcoming “Behind the Mac” movie featuring Skywalker Sound, Lucasfilm’s sound effects division known for the Star Wars franchise and many other high-profile films.

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

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