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Helping a small film festival put on a big show

“All film festivals have a style of their own,” said Ioan Allen, who has worked in cinema sound since 1971 and received an Oscar® statuette in 1988...

A brief history of the Dolby film program

The next time you watch an old movie, close your eyes for a few minutes and just listen. Without the visuals, the movie will likely feel flat—and...

Cinema sound getting closer to reality, says Ioan Allen of Dolby

Cinema sound technology is bringing movies closer and closer to a true replication of reality, according to Dolby Senior Vice President Ioan Allen. But through decades of...