Dolby Audio Technologies Play Supporting Role in Oscar Nominated Films

on March 03, 2010
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San Francisco, March 3, 2010-Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) announced today that all films nominated for an Oscar® in the Achievement in Sound Editing and Achievement in Sound Mixing categories included Dolby audio technologies.

This marks 32 consecutive years that films released with Dolby audio technologies have earned Academy Award nominations for outstanding sound quality. Recognized as the de facto standard for high-quality audio in cinema, Dolby's audio technologies, including Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Surround EXTM, dramatically enhance the cinema-going experience.

"Dolby congratulates the talented sound mixers and editors nominated for this year's Academy Awards," said Page Haun, Senior Director, Marketing, Cinema Segment, Dolby Laboratories. "Dolby is honored to work alongside these masters of audio as we strive to develop new audio innovations and give them the tools to excel at their trade."

The 82nd annual Academy Awards are scheduled to be televised live from Hollywood's Kodak Theatre in high definition and Dolby Digital 5.1 by the ABC Television Network on Sunday, March 7, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET.

Nominees for Achievement in Sound Editing Include:

Avatar (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation)
Christopher Boyes and Gwendolyn Yates Whittle
Dolby Digital

The Hurt Locker (Voltage Pictures)
Paul N.J. Ottosson
Dolby Digital

Inglourious Basterds (Universal Pictures)
Wylie Stateman
Dolby Digital

Star Trek (Paramount Pictures)
Mark Stoeckinger and Alan Rankin
Dolby Digital

Up (Walt Disney Pictures)
Michael Silvers and Tom Myers
Dolby Digital Surround EX

Nominees for Achievement in Sound Mixing Include:

Avatar (Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation)
Christopher Boyes, Gary Summers, Andy Nelson, and Tony Johnson
Dolby Digital

The Hurt Locker (Voltage Pictures)
Paul N.J. Ottosson and Ray Beckett
Dolby Digital

Inglourious Basterds (Universal Pictures)
Michael Minkler, Tony Lamberti, and Mark Ulano
Dolby Digital

Star Trek (Paramount Pictures)
Anna Behlmer, Andy Nelson, and Peter J. Devlin
Dolby Digital

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (DreamWorks SKG)
Greg P. Russell, Gary Summers, and Geoffrey Patterson
Dolby Digital

 

Tags: Dolby, Avatar, Inglourious Basterds, Academy Awards, District 9, Up, The Hurt Locker, Star Trek, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
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