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The Sound of 'Gravity:' How Dolby Atmos Helped Create the Soundtrack to Space

Photo of Paula Bernstein By Paula Bernstein | Indiewire October 8, 2013 at 11:37AM

The Dolby Atmos system, which allows filmmakers to "move" specific sounds anywhere in the theater, helped create the fully immersive aural experience of space in "Gravity." Director Alfonso Cuaron and Re-recording Mixer Skip Lievsay talk about the "Gravity" sound team's effort to create a dramatic sound scape to emulate space in this SoundWorks Collection video.
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Talk about surround sound! The Dolby Atmos system, which allows filmmakers to "move" specific sounds anywhere in the theater, helped create the fully immersive aural experience of space in "Gravity." Director Alfonso Cuaron and Re-recording Mixer Skip Lievsay talk about the "Gravity" sound team's effort to create a dramatic sound scape to emulate space in this SoundWorks Collection video.

"Dolby Atmos is the sound system I always dreamed of," said Cuaron in the video. "It's a system that offers a perfect separation and a full range in every one of the speakers."

Watch (and listen to) the video below:

This article is related to: Gravity, Gravity, Alfonso CuarĂ³n, Alfonso Cuaron, Dolby Sound





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