Dolby Atmos to enhance sonic experience of D-Day!

Mumbai, 11 July 2013: Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: DLB) today  announced that the upcoming thriller movie from India, D-Day will release with  Dolby® Atmos™ in select theatres on July 19, 2013. Dolby Atmos is the new  audio platform that revolutionizes sound in cinemas by delivering a more  natural and realistic sound-field for audiences.

"It has been a great experience to add a new dimension to my movie with Dolby  Atmos.  We wanted the soundtrack of the movie to be as immersive and real  as it can be. This revolutionary technology helps dramatically improve the  audio experience by creating real immersive soundscapes. I believe viewers will  be delighted with the enhanced surround sound experience thanks to Dolby Atmos  as it raises the bar for effective storytelling," said Nikhil Advani, Director,  D-Day.

Directed by Nikhil Advani, the film stars Arjun Rampal, Rishi  Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Huma Qureshi and Shruti Haasan in the lead roles. The sound designer for the movie is Manoj Sikka, and the Dolby Atmos version of movie  was mixed at FutureWorks Media's new Dolby Atmos Stage - the first mix studio  in the country to be certified as a Dolby Premier Studio. D-Day will bring a  powerful new listening experience to the cinema with more realistic sound that  truly envelops the audience.

Talking at the event Pankaj Kedia, Country Manager, Dolby  Laboratories India said, "At Dolby, we are passionate about providing  filmmakers and storytellers with innovative technologies and tools to help them  create the most engaging cinematic experiences. By delivering a more natural  sound experience, Dolby Atmos will help draw D-Day audiences into the story as  never before by moving sound around and above them, transporting them into the  movie."

About Dolby Atmos

Dolby Labs is equipping the cinema world with its new Dolby Atmos  technology. Dolby Atmos unleashes the potential of sound in storytelling by  providing sound experts the creative freedom to easily place or move specific  sounds anywhere in the movie theatre, not just where there happen to be  speakers. The result is what moviegoers have described as the most engaging and  life-like cinema sound experience ever.

Introduced in April 2012, Dolby Atmos has been embraced by major  studios, award-winning directors and sound teams, and leading exhibitors  worldwide. More than 50 films around the world have been released or are  scheduled to be released with Dolby Atmos sound since the first film was  released in June 2012. In 2013, the Cinema Audio Society gave Dolby Atmos its  coveted Technical Achievement Award for Post Production.
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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. For  more information about Dolby Laboratories or Dolby technologies, visit www.dolby.com.