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National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Renovated Grandstand Theater Showcases Immersive Audio from Dolby Laboratories
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y and SAN FRANCISCO,
The power of moving pictures has filled the
Now, with the grand opening of a completely renovated
“Baseball fans come to the Hall of Fame looking for that ‘wow’ moment, and the new Generations of the Game introductory film, shown in the beautifully renovated and state-of-the-art
Featuring cutting-edge technology and the latest in fan-friendly amenities, the new
“Some of my most cherished childhood memories are the trips I took to Cooperstown to see the Hall of Fame,” said Tull, who served as the new film’s executive producer. “Having the chance to showcase via film an organization that means so much to me is a privilege. I’m excited for baseball fans from all around the world to have a new way to experience the Museum through this film, and I hope it creates lasting memories for them as it has for me.”
“We’re honored to partner with the
“Christie is proud to contribute to the ongoing story which is baseball, America’s pre-eminent pastime, with the donation of a top-of-the-line digital projector to energize the Grandstand Theater for years to come,” said Susie Beiersdorf, vice president, Christie. “Our Christie CP4220 provides the world’s most brilliant standard and 3D images in a lamp-based solution that is known for its ease of operation and simple maintenance. It will delight fans of the game for years to come.”
Generations of the Game features 19 Hall of Fame narrators along with voices such as Hall of Fame Chairman of the Board Jane Forbes Clark, Ford C. Frick Award winner Bob Costas, recently retired heroes Derek Jeter, David Ortiz and Mariano Rivera, and current stars Bryce Harper and Clayton Kershaw.
“Our film is the set up for the viewers’ Museum experience to follow, so we tried to create the most magnificent ‘pre-game show’ we could imagine,” Hock said. “We wanted to take the viewers – many of whom have traveled far to get to Cooperstown and have looked forward to it for months or years – and prime them emotionally for what’s in the Museum.”
The film, written by award-winning author Joe Posnanski, features insights from legends across the baseball landscape as they recount what the game – and the Hall of Fame – means to them, and what drove them to be the best.
“It’s those type of moments that you realize the impact you had on people’s lives,” said Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith, who appears in the film. “Where you can create memories – memories that last a lifetime. It’s what makes this game so great.”
Touching on themes ranging from amateur baseball to pop culture and the game’s timeless moments, the grandeur of Generations of the Game is matched only the
Admission to the
Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) is based in San Francisco with offices in over 20 countries around the globe. Dolby transforms the science of sight and sound into spectacular experiences. Through innovative research and engineering, we create breakthrough experiences for billions of people worldwide through a collaborative ecosystem spanning artists, businesses, and consumers. The experiences people have - in Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Cinema, Dolby Voice, and Dolby Audio - revolutionize entertainment and communications at the cinema, on the go, in the home, and at work.
Jon Shestakofsky, Vice President of Communications and Education
National Baseball Hall of Fame
Craig Muder, Director of Communications
National Baseball Hall of Fame
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Source: Dolby Laboratories