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Film festival frenzy: Dolby at Venice, Telluride, and Toronto

The last days of summer kick off film festival season with three of the major festivals—Venice, Telluride, and Toronto—all coming one after another, and Dolby is there...

The six qualities that make for a great movie

What’s the difference between a good movie and a great movie? In a recent lecture at Dolby Laboratories, San Francisco Chronicle senior film critic Mick LaSalle identified...

How a movie gets from the film set to you

A good movie has its stars, but many people play a supporting role in bringing that movie to you, whether at the cinema, in your living room,...

Indie film “I Origins” chosen for first Dolby Family Sound Fellowship at Sundance Institute

In the world of low-budget, independent filmmaking, sound is often the very last thing on a filmmaker’s mind. “There’s never enough time and money to accomplish the...