Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound reveals the hidden power of sound in cinema –
and the unsung heroes whose creative breakthroughs have impacted the most beloved,
classic films. Through film clips, interviews and archival footage, this documentary captures
the history, impact and process of this overlooked art form. Featuring the insights and
stories of iconic directors such as George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, David Lynch, Barbra
Streisand, Ang Lee, Sofia Coppola and Ryan Coogler, working with sound design pioneers –
Walter Murch, Ben Burtt and Gary Rydstrom –and the many women and men who followed
in their footsteps.