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'Rise of the Guardians' to release in Dolby Atmos

Nov 5, 2012

Dolby confirmed that the upcoming DreamWorks Animation feature Rise of the Guardians will be released by Paramount Pictures on Nov. 21 in Dolby Atmos, the sixth 2012 title to utilize the immersive audio format.

In addition, beyond the recently announced Warner Bros. title The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Dec. 14), two additional Warner Bros. releases—Gravity and Pacific Rim—have also been confirmed to mix and release in Dolby Atmos in 2013.

These three films join the growing list of Dolby Atmos Hollywood titles including Brave (Disney/Pixar), Taken 2, Chasing Mavericks and Life of Pi (Twentieth Century Fox).

Re-recording mixer Jim Bolt along with Academy Award-winning re-recording mixer Andy Nelson and Academy Award-winning supervising sound editor Richard King designing the Dolby Atmos mix for Rise of the Guardians. The film will be mixed in Dolby Atmos for languages including French, Norwegian, Danish, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Castilian Spanish, German, Italian and Chinese Mandarin.

Stuart Bowling, Dolby senior technical marketing manager for cinema, said Dolby’s goal is to reach over 15 Atmos titles in 2013.

Currently scheduled to conduct the Dolby Atmos mix for Gravity is multiple Academy Award-nominated re-recording mixer Skip Lievsay, in collaboration with re-recording mixer Niv Adiri. Academy Award-nominated Glenn Freemantle will be the supervising sound editor and sound designer on the Dolby Atmos mix.

At the helm of the Pacific Rim Dolby Atmos mix (July 12, 2013) will be Academy Award-winning re-recording mixers John T. Reitz and Greg Rudloff, who will be accompanied by Tim LeBlanc. Scott Gershin will be the supervising sound editor.

Dolby’s goal is to have 80 to 100 screens available for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Dolby aims to install an additional 30 to 50 screens in Q1 of 2013, and expects to have as many as 1,000 Dolby Atmos screens in place by the end of next year.


'Rise of the Guardians' to release in Dolby Atmos

Nov 5, 2012

Dolby confirmed that the upcoming DreamWorks Animation feature Rise of the Guardians will be released by Paramount Pictures on Nov. 21 in Dolby Atmos, the sixth 2012 title to utilize the immersive audio format.

In addition, beyond the recently announced Warner Bros. title The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (Dec. 14), two additional Warner Bros. releases—Gravity and Pacific Rim—have also been confirmed to mix and release in Dolby Atmos in 2013.

These three films join the growing list of Dolby Atmos Hollywood titles including Brave (Disney/Pixar), Taken 2, Chasing Mavericks and Life of Pi (Twentieth Century Fox).

Re-recording mixer Jim Bolt along with Academy Award-winning re-recording mixer Andy Nelson and Academy Award-winning supervising sound editor Richard King designing the Dolby Atmos mix for Rise of the Guardians. The film will be mixed in Dolby Atmos for languages including French, Norwegian, Danish, Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Castilian Spanish, German, Italian and Chinese Mandarin.

Stuart Bowling, Dolby senior technical marketing manager for cinema, said Dolby’s goal is to reach over 15 Atmos titles in 2013.

Currently scheduled to conduct the Dolby Atmos mix for Gravity is multiple Academy Award-nominated re-recording mixer Skip Lievsay, in collaboration with re-recording mixer Niv Adiri. Academy Award-nominated Glenn Freemantle will be the supervising sound editor and sound designer on the Dolby Atmos mix.

At the helm of the Pacific Rim Dolby Atmos mix (July 12, 2013) will be Academy Award-winning re-recording mixers John T. Reitz and Greg Rudloff, who will be accompanied by Tim LeBlanc. Scott Gershin will be the supervising sound editor.

Dolby’s goal is to have 80 to 100 screens available for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Dolby aims to install an additional 30 to 50 screens in Q1 of 2013, and expects to have as many as 1,000 Dolby Atmos screens in place by the end of next year.

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