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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…

The sound and the horror

Fans of horror and science fiction movies know that sound is key to a good scare: it creates a sense of foreboding and builds tension in the story. Universal Pictures is seizing on that fact with Mama, the first psychological thriller to be mixed in Dolby® Atmos™. Mama, produced by Guillermo del Toro of Pan’s…

Thrilling sounds of Spring

As John McClane heads to Red Square in Moscow, fans of the Die Hard franchise will hear all the gripping action in Dolby® Atmos™. A Good Day to Die Hard premieres in Hong Kong and Singapore on Feb. 7, and in US theatres on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2013. Die Hard fans’ beloved protagonist, played by…

Inventing the future of entertainment

Journalists from around the world are at Dolby today to take a closer look at the science and engineering we do to help creative professionals bring their...