Part of the appeal of the “Jurassic Park” films was, and still very much is, the incredible sensory experience induced by the painstakingly crafted sound design and special effects.
For “Jurassic World” Sound Designer and Re-recording Mixer Pete Horner and Supervising Sound Editor and Sound Designer Al Nelson, doing justice to the aural precedent set by the original films felt like a tall order. Horner and Nelson, however, took the challenge in stride and, as demonstrated by the video at the top of this page, put a great deal of thought into how they would go about honoring the sound design of the original films while adding new layers of sound.
In order to construct the sonic realism for the dinosaurs in “Jurassic World,” Horner and Nelson collected sounds from all different types of animals, such as large pigs, dolphins and monkeys (among other things) and proceeded to mix them together to create new sounds that felt authentic to each dinosaur. To learn more about Horner and Nelson’s creative process, check out the full video, which was produced by SoundWorks Collection.