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Dolby and Sundance Cinemas Deliver the Ultimate Movie Experience
San Francisco, December 16, 2010-Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) today announced that the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas in San Francisco will debut its recent installation of Dolby® 3D and Dolby Surround 7.1 at the midnight screening of Tron: Legacy on December 17 in auditorium 1.
"The Sundance Kabuki Cinemas installed both Dolby 3D and Dolby Surround 7.1 to transform the theater into a completely immersing entertainment venue," said Paul S. Richardson, President and CEO, Sundance Cinemas. "The combination of crisp, realistic 3D images and rich audio definition delivers the premium-quality experience moviegoers expect from Sundance Cinemas, and other than a large-screen format, the Kabuki now has the finest presentation house in the Bay Area."
Sundance Cinemas brings the best selection of art, independent, foreign, and documentary film programming to audiences, and continues to raise the bar with exciting facilities that feature excellent presentation, reserved stadium seating, over 21 screenings, upscale amenities, and no annoying commercial messaging, all in a comfortable environment. All Sundance Cinemas feature digital sound and digital projection, and are built and operated sustainably.
"Dolby has a longstanding relationship with Sundance, providing on-site production services support for the annual film festival to help ensure that audiences receive the best possible entertainment experience," said Ramzi Haidamus, Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Dolby Laboratories. "In the same vein that the Sundance organization empowers independent artists to tell their stories through film, Dolby arms those filmmakers with the tools to realize their artistic visions-to create movies that look and sound exactly as they were intended to be experienced."
For the last 40 years, Dolby has delivered innovative technologies that enhance the cinema experience. Many of the entertainment technologies Dolby has created have become the standard worldwide.
Theaters equipped with Dolby Digital Cinema, Dolby 3D, or Dolby Surround 7.1 can be found at http://bit.ly/8l8Spy.
About Dolby Laboratories
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. Visit www.dolby.com for more information.
About Sundance Cinemas, LLC
Based in Los Angeles, CA Sundance Cinemas LLC is a multiple facility national theater circuit. Sundance Cinemas, LLC brings together Robert Redford's Sundance brand, a recognized name in independent film, with a seasoned specialized theater management team. For more information about Sundance Cinemas, please visit sundancecinemas.com.
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