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The sounds of excellence: An expert look at this year’s Oscars sound nominees

If you’re a movie fan, there’s a good chance you’ve already got an opinion about who should win an Oscar® for best picture, best actress, and maybe...

Oren Williams: Dolby engineer, Pirate Radio drummer

At Dolby, we employ engineers to create technology that allows artists to more perfectly capture their vision and relay it to you. It should be no surprise,...

Great sound moments from Oscars past

Every year, the Oscars® thrill our eardrums with indelible moments that go down in sound history: hilarious appearances by Hollywood presenters, amazing musical performances, and touching acceptance...

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Six decades of Oscars openings

In preparation for the Oscars ceremony on March 2 in the Dolby Theatre, let’s take a dash through the decades of wild, glitzy Academy Award openings, from the very first televised Oscars through the stylish 1960s, gaudy 1970s, and beyond. 1953 (the first Oscars telecast): 1965: 1973: 1981: 1996: 2002:

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Working backstage at the Oscars? Better bring your A-game

For actors and filmmakers nominated for an Academy Award®, the Oscars® ceremony brings moments of high tension as the presenters introduce their category, fumble with the envelope,...