Derek Ball
Died26 July 1989
OccupationSound engineer
Years active1968-1987

Derek Ball (died 26 July 1989) was a British sound engineer.[1] He won an Academy Award for Best Sound for the film Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.[2] He worked on 40 films between 1968 and 1987.

Selected filmography


  1. ^ "Results Page". Retrieved 19 June 2015.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The 50th Academy Awards (1978) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 5 October 2011.