Here's a few isolated SFX from the HP movie.

I'm wondering how to recreate those SFX. Any idea ?

  • Hi @Florian. What have you tried so far? Aug 5 '17 at 18:12

There's no set way of making these sounds, the first one sounds like lighting/electricity mixed with some sort of computer generated sound from a synth. Second one is something being pitched down again, maybe a synth. Third one, sounds like an explosion and again, mixed with a digital sound.

Of course, this is just my opinion and I could be completely wrong, but that's the fun of sound design. You can make anything sound like anything!


From what I remember from the movies, I think the sounds are more composed of electric-arc(ish) type sounds and whatever sound helps to distinguish the wands or wizards from each other; some wands are more shrilling then others, and some sound more windy, etc...

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