Academy Awards Archive

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A red-carpet view from the sofa

The Dolby® Theatre(SM) may be sold out, but home viewers can make the most of the Academy Awards® broadcast mixers and engineers’ efforts to make the show sound better than ever—like you’re there in the audience. Craig Eggers, Director of Home Theater Marketing, is Dolby’s longtime expert on the topic, and offers these suggestions for…

Mixing it up at the Oscars

Sometimes, it’s the fashions that make Oscars® news: in 2012, it was Angelina Jolie’s leg-baring gown. Sometimes, it’s the speeches, such as Sally Field’s exclamation, “You like me, right now, you like me!” when she received the Academy Award® for Best Actress in 1985. You might gasp or laugh at home. But imagine the sharp…

Landmark gets a makeover for the Oscars

As the entertainment industry prepares to celebrate the Academy Awards® at the Dolby® Theatre(SM), a team from Dolby has been hard at work continuing the transformation of...

All ears on Oscars sound nominees

Members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences have until February 19 to cast their votes for Academy Award® picks. Meanwhile, the rest of us hope that they make their selections based on the objectivity that comes with their expertise—and everyone watching at home hopes that their personal favorites win a golden statuette…