Among other highlights, Academy Award® winning director Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs), was presented with the CAS Filmmaker Award. “This is a very special honor for me on many fronts,” said Demme. ... More
The MPSE is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a wealth of knowledge from award winning professionals to a diverse group of individuals, youth and career professionals alike; ... More
Re-recording mixer Ron Bartlett and Dolby Atmos tech Erin Rettig discuss the process and workflow of bringing the fifth entry of the Die Hard franchise on the Dolby Atmos surround format.
In this episode, THX Expert John Dahl explains the different certification categories THX offers for AVRs, as well as outlining some creative ways to hide equipment from the main room.
John Dahl gets into the basics of how to pick a remote control for home theater use. The discussion gets into RF vs. IR and more.
This video gets into the basics of selecting surround sound speakers from traditional speakers to di-pole speakers to tri-pole speakers.
Dolby once again changes the auditory experience for the industry and consumers with Atmos. Dolby Atmos is a break-through, new audio platform that will change the way people experience entertainment sound. The revolutionary technology ... More
Anna Behlmer, sound re-recording mixer for Puss in Boots and Shrek, discusses how using 7.1-channel surround sound gives an added dimension to animated films.
Red Bull Media House in association with Brain Farm Digital Cinema introduces the next giant leap in the evolution of action/adventure sports films: The Art of FLIGHT. This epic snowboarding ... More
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. announced on Monday, April 23rd at CinemaCon 2012, Dolby® Atmos, a new audio platform that will change the experience of sound in entertainment. Launching in the cinema, Dolby Atmos delivers a more natural ... More
Dolby talks with the sound team of Director Michael Apted’s Chasing Mavericks including Craig Henighan (Sound Re-recording Mixer) Paul Massey (Sound Re-recording Mixer), Bryan Pennington (Dolby Atmos Sound ... More
Taken 2 takes you into Brian Mills' frenetic mission to save his family like you've never experienced it, complete with Dolby Atmos audio for a uniquely complete cinema sound experience.
Ben Burtt, the Supervising Sound Editor on J.J. Abrams' 'Super 8,' talks about his connection to the film, the biggest audio moments, and his approach to the mixing process in a ... More
Go behind-the-scenes with the mix team to explore the audio work completed on the epic Twilight Saga story. The Quileutes close in on expecting parents Edward and Bella, whose unborn child poses a threat to the Wolf Pack and the towns people of Forks.
Dolby® Atmos™ represents a completely new platform for cinema sound. It provides full creative freedom for filmmakers and ensures that you’ll hear the soundtracks exactly as their creators intended. Employing overhead ... More
Here's your backstage pass to see the Dolby team at the 2012 Grammy awards chating with the mixers and audio techs.
This project represents a conceptual direction that merges an idea from the late 19th and early 20th centuries with the technologies of today to create a new, open-ended platform for musical composition, improvisation and ... More
Dolby's Craig Eggers moderates a special panel event at Dolby Laboratories with Joe Satriani Satchurated Producer and Director François Lamoureux and Jeff Campitelli (Drums and percussion). François and Jeff answer ... More
We had a chance to interview John Keiser -- Director of Operations and Electronic Media, San Francisco Symphony Jack Vad -- Producer/Engineer at San Francisco Symphony ... More
Produced by THX in conjunction with HomeTheaterReview.com these are the first two of eleven educational videos designed to help the mainstream consumer learn creative ways to get their home theater system ... More
In video two, THX gives advice about seating placement, lighting control and how to plan for your home theater before you buy your gear. The specifics of your room and home's layout effect many of the decisions that you will need to make.
In Episode III, THX expert John Dahl walks viewers through the process of buying the right size display for your room and seating arrangement. NOTE: Calculations for recommended screen size should be made in inches
In Episode IV, John talks about placement of the front speakers, and importance of the quality of the center channel.
Episode V discusses the importance of blending the subwoofer with the front speakers, and how the room can effect quality of bass from seat to seat.
Over the past 30 years, THX has certified thousands of movie theaters, post-production facilities, sound mixing rooms, consumer electronic devices, DVD/Blu-ray titles and games. It is this level of involvement within the content ... More
THX Certified Cinemas hold the promise of delivering the director's vision with the best visuals and sound experiences possible. A theater that doesn't just provide dazzling sight and sound, but one that perfectly embraces you into the film.
A long time sound collaborator of Director Darren Aronofsky, Craig Henighan, (sound designer, supervising sound editor, sound re-recording mixer) has worked on over 90 movies since 1995.
Award-winning Foley artist Gary Hecker recently joined CSS Studios’ Todd-AO in late 2009. One of the most accomplished Foley artists in Hollywood, Hecker has contributed to more than 200 films in a career ... More
Gary Rizzo (born January 31, 1972) is an American sound engineer. He has won an Academy Award for Best Sound and has been nominated for another two in the same category. He has worked on over 120 films since 1994.
Martin “Marty” O’Donnell (born May 1, 1955) is an American composer known for his work on video game developer Bungie’s series, such as Myth, Oni, and Halo. O’Donnell collaborates with his musical ... More