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Director Profile: Ben Burtt


Occupation: Director
Active Years: 40

Four-time Academy AwardŽ-winner Ben Burtt filmmaking career spans nearly four decades. Specializing in the creation of sound and special effects, his credits in Hollywood include the STAR WARS trilogy, E.T., RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, INDEPENDENCE DAY, and JUMANJI. In the Large Format industry, Burtt has directed three films: DESTINY IN SPACE; THE BLUE PLANET; and SPECIAL EFFECTS.

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