Posts Tagged ‘Dolby’

Digital cinema distribution “controlled chaos”

When it comes to the digital distribution of cinema releases, Dolby Atmos and Barco Aura surround are just two of the technologies catered for these days. In a process that one studio exec describes as “controlled chaos”, writes Carolyn Giardina in The Hollywood Reporter, 15 different versions need to be routinely prepared – 2D, flavours […]

“I Want Dolby Atmos” website launches

Dolby is urging to get behind its Atmos object-based multi-speaker immersive surround sound system with the launch of the I Want Doby Atmos micro site. If you feel the need to go out and listen to a new release in Atmos and want to know where your nearest suitably-equipped cinema pleasure palace is, type in […]

2014 Godzilla remake sounds amazing

As well as being tantalising and a wee bit scary, this trailer for Gareth Edwards’ remake of Godzilla, which hits our screens this Summer, also boasts some ace, atmospheric sound design. Roll on 15 May … especially as it’s going to sound awesome in Dolby Atmos.  

Dolby’s global role in Oscars TV coverage

For the past 12 years, Dolby has played a key role in the Academy Awards ceremony. In this blog post, we get a an idea of what happens behind the scenes, from Director of Content Services Steve Venezia. In the infographic shown below, we learn how they help a global TV audience of 1 billion […]

Dolby’s designs on our ears

Patrick von Sychowski (left), a self-confessed Celluloid Junkie,  was over in Barcelona for the Mobile World Congress last week, the lucky chap. Amongst other things, he was looking into Dolby’s ambitions for Atmos beyond the cinema auditorium. With the ongoing development of Dolby’s imaging division and last week’s announcement of the acquisition of digital cinema […]