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Helping a small film festival put on a big show

“All film festivals have a style of their own,” said Ioan Allen, who has worked in cinema sound since 1971 and received an Oscar® statuette in 1988...

Dolby Atmos: Why object-based audio matters

By Brett Crockett, Senior Director of Sound Technology Research When we talk about Dolby Atmos®, we talk about it being object-based audio. You may think, “I don’t...

Film festival frenzy: Dolby at Venice, Telluride, and Toronto

The last days of summer kick off film festival season with three of the major festivals—Venice, Telluride, and Toronto—all coming one after another, and Dolby is there...

The six qualities that make for a great movie

What’s the difference between a good movie and a great movie? In a recent lecture at Dolby Laboratories, San Francisco Chronicle senior film critic Mick LaSalle identified...