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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...

Seven incredible movie sounds and how they were made

Everybody knows the humming, sparking swoosh of the lightsabers from the Star Wars series. But do you know how that sound was created? The recipe, sound editor...

How a movie gets its sound

“Sound speeding!” That phrase doesn’t have quite the cachet of “Lights, camera, action!” But it’s just as important to the production of a movie—it means that sound is being recorded on the set. But if you think the set is the only place a movie gets its sound, you’re sorely mistaken. From set to screen,…

The mythical immersive cinema sound format

If you’ve ever gone to a film in Dolby® Atmos™, you know firsthand how it changes the cinematic experience, making you feel as if you are right...