The inaugural Dolby Sound Challenge has begun and the theme for this year’s challenge is: Hear My City – Sydney.

Entrants will need to submit a 90-second video based on this year’s theme, that captures the essence and uniqueness of Sydney, Australia.

Judges are looking for entries that encapsulates the theme of the challenge – with an original and creative use of sound.

The top three entries will have their sound track mixed in Dolby Atmos by Soundfirm, the first-ever Dolby Atmos facility in Australia (pictured below).

Working in Dolby ATMOS (Soundfirm)

House engineer Chris Goodes at work in Soundfirm’s Dolby Atmos mix theatre

The winner will receive $15,000 worth of prizes:

  • Cash prize of $5,000
  • An out-of-world Sound Mixing Workshop experience in LA with a leading Hollywood feature film mixer
  • Showcase of the winning video for a week in the Dolby Atmos equipped auditorium
  • One year supply of free Dolby Atmos movie vouchers

Second and third place, will be awarded $1,000 each.

For submissions, entry criteria and info, check:

Get your entries in fast, submissions close on 31st October 2015.

Soundfirm's Dolby Atmos theatre.

Soundfirm’s Dolby Atmos theatre.

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