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Dolby Institute inspires—and learns from—young filmmakers

Sometimes, even the people who make movies think of them primarily as a series of images—they may overlook the importance of sound to the overall experience. That’s...

Dolby Atmos is “3D sound,” says “Pacific Rim” director Guillermo del Toro

When you’re shooting a movie about 3,000-ton creatures that rise up from the ocean to crunch cars, rip bridges, crash through buildings, and terrorize the earth, you...

“Trance” director Danny Boyle: Sound is up to 80% of a movie

Academy Award® winning writer-director George Lucas (Star Wars, American Graffiti) once told a reporter at Variety, “Sound is 50 percent of the moviegoing experience.” But in a...

Cinema sound getting closer to reality, says Ioan Allen of Dolby

Cinema sound technology is bringing movies closer and closer to a true replication of reality, according to Dolby Senior Vice President Ioan Allen. But through decades of...