Dolby Congratulates Oscar-Nominated Sound Editors And Mixers

Delivers four decades of cinema audio innovation to masters of the craft

February 26, 2011

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) announced today that all Oscar®-nominated films in the Achievement in Sound Editing and Achievement in Sound Mixing categories were released with Dolby® audio technologies. This marks the 33rd consecutive year that films released with Dolby audio technologies have earned Academy Award® nominations for outstanding sound quality. "For four decades Dolby has worked alongside the masters of audio to deliver the necessary tools to create an immersing moviegoing experience for the audience," said David Gray, Vice President, Worldwide Production Services, Dolby Laboratories. "Once again, Dolby congratulates the nominees and expresses its sincere appreciation for its continued partnership as we strive to establish future audio innovations to enrich the cinematic landscape." Recognized as the de facto standard for high-quality audio in cinema, Dolby's audio technologies- including Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Surround EX™, and the newly released Dolby Surround 7.1 format-have dramatically enhanced the moviegoing experience. The 83rd annual Academy Awards program is scheduled to be televised live from Hollywood's Kodak Theatre in high definition and Dolby Digital 5.1 by ABC on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET. Nominees for Achievement in Sound Editing include: Inception (Warner Bros.) Richard King Dolby Digital Toy Story 3 (Walt Disney Pictures/Pixar Animation Studios) Tom Myers and Michael Silvers Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Surround EX, and Dolby Surround 7.1 Tron: Legacy (Walt Disney Pictures) Gwendolyn Yates Whittle and Addison Teague Dolby Digital and Dolby Surround 7.1 True Grit (Paramount Pictures) Skip Lievsay and Craig Berkey Dolby Digital Unstoppable (Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation) Mark P. Stoeckinger Dolby Digital Nominees for Achievement in Sound Mixing include: Inception (Warner Bros.) Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo, and Ed Novick Dolby Digital The King's Speech (The Weinstein Company) Paul Hamblin, Martin Jensen, and John Midgley Dolby Digital Salt (Columbia Pictures) Jeffrey J. Haboush, Greg P. Russell, Scott Millan, and William Sarokin Dolby Digital The Social Network (Columbia Pictures) Ren Klyce, David Parker, Michael Semanick, and Mark Weingarten Dolby Digital True Grit (Paramount Pictures) Skip Lievsay, Craig Berkey, Greg Orloff, and Peter F. Kurland Dolby Digital

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