Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Dolby Era: Film Sound in Contemporary Hollywood” as Want to Read:
The Dolby Era: Film Sound in Contemporary Hollywood
Since the 1970s Hollywood cinema has been the site of remarkable developments in film sound. New revolutionary sound technologies have been developed, a new generation of filmmakers have learned to use them as powerful storytelling tools, and audiences have enjoyed a different way of experiencing films, both theatrically and at home. For the first time, through historical ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published May 6th 2005 by Manchester University Press
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This is a really fascinating and useful book on the technology of film sound since the invention of Dolby and a discussion of new ways to discuss film sound in scholarship. Discussions are supplemented with interviews by the inventors of Dolby and by sound designers in Hollywood.