If you’re a fan of behind-the-scenes content from Pixar’s films, one of the most essential pieces to watch is the official Soundworks Collection look into the sound design of a film. This nine-minute video dives into the overall feel of the film, the smaller moments (like how they created the sound of the memory orbs), and even touches on Michael Giacchino’s perfectly-paired score for the film.
“Sound is like lighting – it’s something that you’re usually not conscious of but you’re completely effected by.”Pete Docter
Watch the video below to learn more about how a crab walking in the sand was used to create ambiance in headquarters and how Pixar is influencing other companies in their sound design process. Afterward, head over to the Pixar Post Forum and chat about the sound design across all of Pixar’s films.