Abstract Nine Dolby theatrical ““trailers”” were made from the mid-1990s to 2003 specifically to visualize and promote the audio capabilities of digital sound. Drawing on Bachelard's The Poetics of Space and Chion's Audio-Vision, this essay explores the trailers' sound-driven imagery and suggests its implications for contemporary ““mainstream”” narrative cinema.
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Research Article| June 01 2005
When the Ear Dreams: Dolby Digital and the Imagination of Sound
Film Quarterly (2005) 58 (4): 2–15.
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Vivian Sobchack; When the Ear Dreams: Dolby Digital and the Imagination of Sound. Film Quarterly 1 June 2005; 58 (4): 2–15. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2005.58.4.2
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