Saturday, June 16, 2007
The teaser then shows a brief snippet of footage from the film, with a narrated explanation. The camera pans to show the saddest, tiny robot you’ve ever seen collecting garbage on a flat, empty planet underneath a huge, starry sky. The cute little robot picks up garbage, compresses it, and deposits it in cubes as a narrator talks about how he’s faithfully done his job for 700 years, but never found his true purpose… until now. The robot looks up at the stars, and the title “Wall-E” flashes across the screen, and is then said by a heavily synthesized, sort of squeaky robotic voice which sounds like it’s not used to speaking.
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The main roles will be “voiced” electronically by Ben Burtt, the sound designer behind Star Wars.
The Kyma Sound Design Workstation became part of Ben Burtt's arsenal of sound production tools when he first started work on Star Wars: Episode One - The Phantom Menace.