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How the Dolby Theatre prepares for its Oscars close-up

About 2,500 of Hollywood’s elite will file down the red carpet into coveted seats for this year’s Academy Awards® ceremony at Hollywood’s famed Dolby Theatre®. But while...

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,...

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…