A New Hue in Sound: Talent and Technology Coverage at Technicolor at Paramount

March 1, 2012

Representing one of the most exciting new sound post-production facilities to be built in Tinsel Town in several decades, the Technicolor at Paramount complex on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood comprises eight re-recording theatres, three ADR stages, a large Foley stage, eight sound design suites, 16 editorial suites, six DVD/ Digital New Media editing/encoding rooms and a pair of 7.1-channel HD video layback/ Transfer/QC rooms. […]

When Film Followed Television’s Lead

March 1, 2012

Because the shortsighted Hollywood film industry did not want anything to do with the new invention called television in the mid-1940s, the radio industry took over the burgeoning medium. New York became the dominant center for the first decade of TV, as the radio studios were located in Manhattan. […]

The CinemaScope Rebound

March 1, 2012

With the inauguration of television after World War II, motion picture attendance suffered a precipitous decline. From 1946 to 1952, attendance at movie theatres had dropped by almost half, from 83 million to 46 million per week. […]

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