Podcast: Randy Thom on Designing Sound for Movies


Entertainment Podcast: Randy Thom on Designing Sound for Movies An in-depth look at how the best sound sequences come together. Randy Thom is one of the most acclaimed sound designers working in movies. So his take on who creates cinema’s best sound scenes may surprise you. “Most of the great sound sequences in the movies [...]

Mobile Technology is Revolutionizing Storytelling


Science & Tech Mobile Technology is Revolutionizing Storytelling Enjoy key takeaways from the Dolby panel at 2015 Mobile World Congress. Mobile technology is profoundly changing the way we tell stories and the way we consume them, according to the experts at a Dolby panel discussion at Mobile World Congress. But that same technology is struggling [...]

#TheDress Shows the Quirks of Human Perception


Science & Tech #TheDress Shows the Quirks of Human Perception The science behind the dress that broke the internet. A lone Roman Originals dress has threatened to ‘melt the Internet’ by sparking a ferocious debate about its color: Is it white and gold or blue and black? The world is divided into two camps with [...]

More Oscars Awarded to Dolby Atmos Movies


Entertainment More Oscars Awarded to Dolby Atmos Movies The momentum of Dolby Atmos continues with American Sniper and Big Hero 6. For the second year in a row, a Dolby Atmos® movie won the Academy Award® for best sound editing and, for the third year in a row, a film with Dolby Atmos sound won [...]

The Oscars: From Hollywood to Worldwide in Seconds


Science & Tech The Oscars: From Hollywood to Worldwide in Seconds Visual display of how Dolby and broadcasters share the Oscars in seconds. As the Oscars® are handed out on Sunday in Hollywood, the ceremony’s broadcast signal travels around the world to movie fans in more than 225 countries and territories. Through multiple broadcasters, including [...]

Dolby Voice: Designing a Better Audio Conferencing Experience


News Dolby Voice: Designing a Better Audio Conferencing Experience Improves your conference calls so you can focus on the information. Conference calls should be a great business tool. They let us get together with colleagues from across town or across the world to solve problems or brainstorm, all the while saving on travel costs and [...]

Half of Oscar Sound Nominations Go to Dolby Atmos Films


Entertainment Half of Oscar Sound Nominations Go to Dolby Atmos Films Take a look at the 2015 Oscars sound editing and sound mixing nominations. We developed the Dolby Atmos® sound technology because we knew that it could help talented artists make truly incredible sounding films. So it was very gratifying to wake up this morning [...]


Dolby PRM Team Wins Academy Award for Imaging Solution


News Dolby PRM Team Wins Academy Award for Imaging Solution Dolby Professional Reference Monitor does what has never been done before. Trevor Davies was snowshoeing with his son on Mount Shasta in California recently when he received a text: he and four colleagues had won an Academy Award® for development of the Dolby® Professional Reference [...]

Cinematography vs. Visual Effects: What’s the Difference?


Entertainment Cinematography vs. Visual Effects: What’s the Difference? Prolific cinematographer Daryn Okada sets the record straight. Cinematography and visual effects: two arts that have a huge impact on the quality of a film, but oftentimes, these two arts end up being conflated. Though they’re in the same sphere, they aren’t interchangeable terms to describe the [...]