Archive for the ‘Surround’ Category
Although the list of cinemas with Dolby Atmos systems installed remains quite short, 2013 has been a great year for the format itself, with 55 releases in 12 months, including Trance and Gravity. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (December 25, 2013) The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (December 13, 2013) The White Storm (December [...]
This Digital Trends examination of the state of the surround sound market by Caleb Denison from a few months ago probably doesn’t tell you anything you don’t already know, but you might feel the urge to add some points of your own, either here, using our Comments box, or on the Digital Trends site … [...]
Mixing ‘Gravity’ with Skip Lievsay from Avid on Vimeo. Avid’s Pro Audio Marketing Manager Tom Graham speaks to Gravity sound supervisor and re-recording mixer Skip Lievsay (pictured left) about his ‘less is more’ style, which we have previously experienced on films such as No Country For Old Men – where a scene could contain as [...]
When he needed to create special sound design for a quite special film, Gravity Director Alfonso Cuaron turned to the ace of Atmos, Danny Boyle’s ‘go-to’ Sound Designer, Sound 24′s Glenn Freemantle pictured, and best-known for his work on Trance, 127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire and Sunshine) and his team: Niv Adiri, Sound Design Editor / [...]
Alfonso Cuarón, the Director of Gravity, which is released in the UK tomorrow, talking to Dolby about how he used sound to help tell a story that takes place in space, where there is no sound, by harnessing the combined power of atmospheric music and Atmos.