Hello there. So, yesterday I was watching Fanboys (which was mixed at Skywalker Sound. Sound design by David Acord and Matthew Wood as supervising sound editor. Very neat movie indeed.) and I thought I should really blog about Skywalker Ranch.
Skywalker Ranch is the filmmaking paradise created by George Lucas. Contrary to popular belief Mr.Lucas doesn’t live in the Ranch (altough he probably stays there on occasion, he owns it after all). It is located in Marin County, near Nicassio, California.
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Naturally, the ranch is not open to the public and there are no paid tours or things like that.
Here is what it looks like to enter the ranch at night. The video is from the Haxan Films crew (creators of Blair Witch Project) who went to mix their latest film Seventh Moon. This actually looks a bit scary and BlairWitchProject-esque:
And now some pictures! The entrance to the ranch:
A map of the whole ranch:
The view from the Main House:
Skywalker Ranch’s own fire truck:
The Main House in the distance:
The Main House:
Somewhere in the ranch:
The Technical Building, house of Skywalker Sound:
A panoramic view of the Ewok Lake and it’s surroundings:
And that’s all for today I’m afraid. I have tons of more pictures that I’m going to be sharing in the coming weeks.