Home-entertainment consumers are about to hear their soundtracks go to 11. Dolby Laboratories announced Monday that its advanced Atmos sound format is coming to Blu-ray. Paramount and Warner Bros…
Ted Schilowitz disrupted film and TV production with the Red digital camera. Now, having left Red behind, he is looking to disrupt the moviewatching experience — for cinema's own good. "If cinema…
Innovator and futurist Ted Schilowitz has joined projection tech company Barco, which has dubbed him “CinemaVangelist.” It’s not the first unusual title for Schilowitz, who was “leader of the…
Dolby Atmos, the advanced theater sound system, is expanding into more theaters in the U.S. Regal Cinemas announced this morning that it has installed Atmos in 20 of its Regal Premium Experience…
"Les Miserables" and "Brave" took top movie honors for sound mixing as the Cinema Audio Society presented its 49th annual awards Saturday night.
In a pre-emptive move designed to avoid another proprietary sound format debacle, exhibition groups in the U.S. and Europe have released a set of requirements for new immersive/3D audio technologies.
The late-year steering committee meeting of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science's visual effects branch is always a long night. This past November, though, things got heated as well.
In "The Croods," the upcoming pic from DreamWorks Animation, the eponymous caveman family's response to anything new -- literally -- is for the dad to shout, "Form your kill circle!" and for the…
21st century studio toppers tend to be bland "suits" who shun the limelight. But Katzenberg is not only the driving force and mastermind behind DreamWorks Animation, he's its public face and chief…
While the biz has been buzzing about plans for a new "Star Wars" trilogy, the usually sleepy world of theatrical movie sound has been ramping up for a format war.