Spidey has decided to call a truce in the cinema sound format war. Sony Pictures Entertainment is teaming with Dolby and Barco to mix The Amazing Spider-Man 2 in both Auro 11.1 and Dolby Atmos cinema sound. The movie will be released in theaters internationally beginning April 16 and domestically on May 2. The move will no doubt increase the number of movie theatres available to show the movie.
Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, and the second installment in the Hobbit film trilogy, will hold its worldwide premiere at the Dolby Theatre in Dolby 3D and Dolby Atmos sound on Monday, December 2.
Moviegoers in India’s southeastern state of Andhra Pradesh will soon discover what it means to be truly immersed in sound. A hundred theaters will soon be equipped with Auro 11.1 by Barco sound technology. Two post-production and mixing facilities belonging to Ramanaidu Studios – all collaborating with film production company Suresh Productions – will install the certified Auro-3D Studio System.
Aciem Studios recently completed the post-production, mixing, and finishing for the documentary feature film Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent, which had its US premiere at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center earlier this month as part of a special event produced by the New Jersey Jewish Film Festival.
Australia’s largest independent post house Soundfirm, will be the first facility in the country to be fully equipped to meet the post-production needs for Dolby Atmos cinema sound.
Upcoming Twentieth Century Fox films including The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Rio 2, X-Men: Days of Future Past, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes will be mixed and released in Dolby Atmos digital cinema sound.
Dolby Laboratories announced today that Mumbai’s FutureWorks is the first studio in India to receive a Dolby Premiere Studio Certification.
Warner Bros. Pictures’ Gravity will have its New York premiere in Dolby Atmos at the AMC Lincoln Square on Tuesday, October 1.
The goal of this article is to educate the industry about challenges that immersive sound presents and to present my arguments as to why the National Association of Theatre Owners’ and Digital Cinema Initiative’s rushed actions have the potential to harm, rather than help, the first release motion picture industry
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