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A completely new sonic landscape in “Iron Man 3”

The first Dolby® Atmos™ film was released in June 2012. Since then, more than 40 films with Dolby Atmos sound have been released or announced. In addition,...

San Francisco Film Festival honors cinema innovator Ray Dolby

The San Francisco Film Society honored Ray Dolby with the George Gund III Award at the 56th annual San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest-running film festival...

Happy anniversary, Dolby Atmos

On April 24, 2012, Dolby Laboratories announced Dolby® Atmos™, a new cinema sound format that unleashes the potential of sound in storytelling by giving filmmakers the ability to place and move sound anywhere in the movie theater—not just where there happen to be speakers. Dolby Atmos also draws moviegoers into the onscreen action like never…

If drones could talk

Winds, water, and drones: Those are the primary sounds of an obliterated planet Earth in Oblivion, and Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is one of the last drone repairmen there to hear them. Writer and director Joseph Kosinski (Tron: Legacy) conceived the story as a science fiction film that would feel “as organic and real as…