The Dolby Theatre

  • The Dolby Theatre is a Hollywood landmark that showcases the latest innovations from the leader in entertainment technology.

    The Dolby Theatre is a Hollywood landmark and home of the Academy Awards®.

    • Renowned as the home of the Academy Awards®, the Dolby Theatre® is a 180,000-square-foot, 3,400-seat theatre that amplifies our commitment to science and innovation.

      Complete with 215 individually powered loudspeakers, the Dolby Theatre features one of the most sophisticated sound systems in the world. The theatre is equipped with Dolby Atmos® cinema sound playback—the most natural, lifelike sensory experience available at a movie theatre.

      We've been working with talented filmmakers to create unforgettable movie experiences for more than 40 years. From the cinema to the living room, Dolby continues to transform the entertainment experience, and the Dolby Theatre reflects our ongoing commitment to help moviemakers realize their visions.

    • Dolby at the Oscars®

      Go behind the scenes to discover how the year’s best films used the magic of Dolby technology.

  • See how we transformed the Dolby Theatre.

  • Dolby Theatre: From Movies to Oscars®

    We move speakers, rigging, and other equipment to transform the Dolby Theatre from a movie theatre to the home of the Oscars®.