Dolby Technology Powers Academy Award Nominated Films Including “A Star is Born,” “Black Panther,” and “Roma”

(January 22, 2019) – Dolby Laboratories congratulates this year’s Academy Award nominees who have tapped into the audio-visual power of Dolby technologies to draw audiences into their stories. Whether through Dolby Vision imaging – providing incredible brightness, contrast, and color, or Dolby Atmos, immersive audio that flows all around you – Dolby technologies bring every theatrical moment to life.

  • All five films nominated for Sound Mixing and Sound Editing awards this year were presented in Dolby Atmos.
  • Five of the eight Best Picture nominees this year used both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.
  • Three of the five Best Animated Film nominations utilized Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos.
  • 2019 will be seventh year the Dolby Theatre has been the home to the Academy Awards.
  • Movies with Dolby sound technology have been nominated for Oscars since 1978 (“Star Wars”).

Dolby’s passion for cinematic storytelling enables artists, filmmakers, and studios via science and technology, creating impactful tools for filmmakers  around the world. Today Dolby celebrates the following nominees, and their excellence within the craft of the audio and visual arts, who have tapped into the power of Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos:

 

Best Picture

·      “Black Panther”

·      “A Star Is Born”

·      “Roma”

·      “Bohemian Rhapsody”

·      “BlacKkKlansman”

 

Best Animated Feature

·      “Incredibles 2”

·      “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”

·      “Ralph Breaks the Internet”

 

Best Cinematography

·      “Roma”

·      “A Star Is Born”

 

Best Sound Mixing

·      “Black Panther”

·      “Bohemian Rhapsody”

·      “First Man”

·      “Roma”

·      “A Star Is Born”

 

Best Sound Editing

·      “A Quiet Place”

·      “Black Panther”

·      “Bohemian Rhapsody”

·      “First Man”

·      “Roma”

Tune into the Academy Awards from the iconic Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Sunday, Feb. 24 to celebrate all the winners. To see some poster art for the films listed above, please visit Dolby’s Newsroom Oscars 2019 Press Kit.

 

About Dolby Laboratories

Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) is based in San Francisco with offices in over 20 countries around the globe. Dolby transforms the science of sight and sound into spectacular experiences. Through innovative research and engineering, we create breakthrough experiences for billions of people worldwide through a collaborative ecosystem spanning artists, businesses, and consumers. The experiences people have – with Dolby Cinema, Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Voice, Dolby Dimension, and Dolby Audio – revolutionize entertainment and communications at the cinema, on the go, in the home, and at work.

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