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05/03/2010

Dolby Audio 'Supports' Oscar Nominations

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. have announced 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. Recognised as the de facto standard for high-quality audio in cinema, Dolby's audio technologies, including Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Surround EX, 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 honoured 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 take place at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre on Sunday, March 7.
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
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