Start / Menu > Find Press Releases > Full Press Release
San Francisco—Jan 25, 2010
Dolby 3D and Dolby Digital Surround Sound Deliver an Immersing Experience for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival
Mark Lewis’ Cane Toads: The Conquest presented with premium quality Dolby solutions
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB) announced today that Dolby® 3D Digital Cinema has been selected to screen the World Premiere of Mark Lewis’ documentary Cane Toads: The Conquest in 3D at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Dolby® Digital 3D System
Dolby® Digital 3D System
3D Equipment and Services
The documentary from Australian writer/producer/director Lewis will also be presented in Dolby Digital Surround Sound to deliver audiences an immersing entertainment experience as the director intended. The film, a Participant Media, Discovery Studios, Screen Australia, and Radio Pictures presentation, is the first specialty documentary produced in 3D.
“The Sundance Film Festival was very pleased with the entertainment experience Dolby 3D and Dolby Surround Sound brought to the success of the U2 3D premiere in 2008,” said Sarah Pearce, Director of Operations, Sundance Film Festival. “The audience actually felt like they were at a U2 concert. In addition, Dolby’s eco-conscious solution appeals to Sundance as the high-quality, reusable Dolby 3D glasses deliver both an enhanced and environmentally friendly 3D viewing experience.”
Dolby 3D uses a unique color filtering technology that provides realistic color reproduction and extremely sharp images without the use of a silver screen; delivering a fantastic 3D experience. The Dolby 3D filter wheel is inserted into the light path before the image is formed, providing a stable and sharp picture. Furthermore, the Dolby 3D filter wheel inside the projector easily moves out of the light path allowing the Sundance Film Festival the flexibility to show both 2D and 3D movies in the same auditorium.
“Dolby 3D continues to be the solution of choice for prestigious events like the Sundance Film Festival that value a quality 3D presentation for its patrons,” said Page Haun, Senior Director of Marketing, Cinema Segment, Dolby Laboratories. “Be it Avatar’s global premiere, U2 3D at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® or the latest 3D content at Comic-Con® 2009, Dolby delivers premium quality 3D and immersing surround sound to audiences who love entertainment.”
To ensure everyone in Park City’s Eccles 1200-seat auditorium enjoys the full Dolby 3D experience, Dolby Production Services teamed up with Barco to provide two DP-3000 digital cinema projectors, dual stacked (side by side). The Barco projectors are Digital Cinema Initiatives compliant and feature Texas Instruments’ Digital Light ProcessingTM digital cinema technology to deliver the best combination of brightness, image sharpness, and color accuracy to every seat in the auditorium.
“Working with Russell Allen of Dolby Production Services and the team from Barco at the Eccles Auditorium set-up was a delight,” said Mark Lewis, writer, producer, and director of Cane Toads: The Conquest. “They not only managed to make my toads look beautiful in Dolby 3D, but they made them sing in Dolby Surround Sound.”
For a complete list of Dolby Digital Cinema and Dolby 3D Digital Cinema locations, please visit:www.dolby.com/consumer/motion_picture/ddcinemas/.
About Cane Toads: The Conquest at Sundance 2010
Mark Lewis explores one of Australia's greatest environmental catastrophes as he follows the unstoppable march of the cane toad across the Australian continent in the documentary Cane Toads: The Conquest in 3D at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival World Premiere. The documentary will be presented at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 26th and again at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, January 27th at Park City’s Eccles Auditorium.
The 2010 Sundance Film Festival runs from January 21 to January 31 in Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah. The complete list of films is available at www.sundance.org/festival.
About Dolby Laboratories, Inc.:
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE: DLB) is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby creates innovations that enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or on the go.
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Directory page
Dolby Laboratories, Inc. Web Site
More Dolby Press Releases:
Dec 7, 2016
Dolby Atmos: Breaking the Sound Barrier
Dec 5, 2016
Dolby Cinema Travels to a Galaxy Far, Far Away
Nov 1, 2016
GDC and Dolby Resolve Litigation
Oct 31, 2016
I Am Not Madame Bovary to Arrive in Dolby Cinema with Dolby Vision Imaging and Dolby Atmos Sound
Sep 29, 2016
This Fall’s Hottest Tickets Arrive in Dolby Cinema
Sep 26, 2016
L.O.R.D (Legend of Ravaging Dynasties) to be Released in Dolby Vision Imaging and Dolby Atmos Sound for Dolby Cinema
Aug 17, 2016
Wanda Cinema Line Selects Dolby Digital Cinema Servers for Cinemas in China
Aug 8, 2016
AMC Theatres and Dolby to Accelerate Deployment to 100 Dolby Cinema at AMC Sites By End of 2017
Jul 25, 2016
Disney’s Pete’s Dragon and Marvel’s Doctor Strange Among Seven New Disney Releases Announced for Dolby Cinema
Jul 8, 2016
For a Few Bullets Becomes First Chinese Local-Language Title for Dolby Cinema
Jun 29, 2016
Cineplexx Raises the Stakes By Bringing Dolby Cinema to Cineplexx Salzburg Airport
Jun 27, 2016
Dolby Laboratories and Amazon Announce Availability of Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range on Amazon Video
Jun 23, 2016
Dolby Cinema Now Available in Asia Through Wanda Cinema Line
Jun 22, 2016
Cineworld / Cinema City to Bring Dolby Atmos Immersive Soundscapes to Audiences Across Europe
Jun 20, 2016
Dolby to Demonstrate the Evolution of the Cinema Experience at CineEurope 2016
Jun 20, 2016
Dolby Surpasses Major Milestone of 600 Dolby Atmos Screens Installed Or Committed in EMEA
Jun 16, 2016
Dolby Laboratories and Lionsgate Announce Collaboration to Bring Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos Content to the Home
May 12, 2016
Dolby Atmos Arrives in Cannes Celebrating Film Festivals
May 3, 2016
Television Academy Names Dolby Official Audio Video Technology Sponsor of its Dynamic State-Of-The-Art Theatre in Soon-To-Be-Unveiled New Saban Media Center
Apr 11, 2016
Dolby to Showcase the Complete Story of Innovation in Cinema at CinemaCon 2016
©Copyright 2003 - 2016
. All rights reserved.