Dolby and Lionsgate to bring Vision and Atmos home27 June 2016
Dolby and Lionsgate have partnered to release a slate of Lionsgate titles mastered in Dolby Vision and mixed in Dolby Atmos to the home.
The collaboration is designed to offer a ‘premium cinematic experience’ to the home entertainment market.
Lionsgate’s portfolio includes franchises such as The Hunger Games. Now You See Me, Divergent and John Wick.
Vision and Atmos are designed to provide the ‘complete’ next-generation home entertainment experience for its customers.
Vision delivers HDR technologies, intended to offer brighter highlights and more light-to-dark contrast, whilst Atmos has been configured to create ‘a more powerfully immersive and emotive soundscape and experience’.
“Dolby’s commitment to enabling spectacular experiences is realised through this collaboration that combines our industry-leading audiovisual technologies and Lionsgate’s incredible pipeline of exciting titles,” said Curt Behlmer, senior vice president of content solutions and industry relations at Dolby.
“With this development, Dolby continues to enhance entertainment by giving people the ability to enjoy movies with stunning visuals and immersive object-based audio that draws them into the story on-screen in the comfort of their own homes.”
“We remain committed to being at the forefront of expanding and enriching the home entertainment experience for our audiences by incorporating state-of-the-art technologies,” said Lionsgate president Ron Schwartz.