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Road to the Oscars: Sicario

Alan Robert Murray is the Academy Award® nominated sound editor behind Sicario. Murray previously took home two Academy Awards in the Sound Editing category for the films American Sniper and Letters from Iwo Jima. His latest nomination represents his eighth nod in the category. At 2:50, Murray explains some of the challenges designing this soundtrack…

Podcast: Anna Behlmer on mixing sound effects in movies

Anna Behlmer was the first woman to be nominated for the Academy Award® for Best Sound, with 10 total nominations over the course of her career. But...

Sniper bullets and desert soundscapes in Hyena Road

Director Paul Gross’s Hyena Road, the first Canadian film to be mixed in Dolby Atmos®, dives into the complex conflicts of Canadian troops fighting in Afghanistan’s Kandahar...

How to make web video sound great

By Glenn Kiser, Director, Dolby Institute Making high-quality video and getting it out for the world to see has never been easier. In the past, it took an army of technicians and artists to tell a story that could reach millions though cinema or broadcast. Now one person can do it with a mobile device…