Telluride Film Festival 2022September 28, 2022Meyer Sound returned as an active partner for the 49th edition of the prestigious Telluride Film Festival, held this past Labor Day weekend, with Meyer Sound cinema audio systems installed at four of the festival’s theaters. Meyer Sound has supported the festival for more than a decade, contributing the best in cutting-edge cinema sound technology to the extraordinary variety of film fare presented in the Colorado mountain resort city.
John Meyer Honored with Samuel L. Warner Memorial MedalSeptember 20, 2022SMPTE, the international society for media professionals, technologists, and engineers, has awarded the 2022 Samuel L. Warner Memorial Medal to John Meyer, the co-founder, President, and CEO of Meyer Sound. According to a SMPTE statement, the honor was bestowed “in recognition of his contributions to the design, measurement, and analysis of cinema speaker electronics for cinema mixing, review, and exhibition facilities.” Formal presentation of the award will take place at the SMPTE Awards Gala, to be held on October 27 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
Telluride Film Festival 2019September 6, 2019Through a long-term partnership with a goal of creating extraordinary film experiences, Meyer Sound and Telluride have collaborated to bring a custom designed Meyer Sound cinema sound system to three of the festival major venues, including the 650 seat Werner Herzog Theatre, converted each year from a hockey rink; the Galaxy, converted from a middle-school gymnasium and The Nugget, originally built in 1892 as a bank and converted to a movie theatre in 1935.
Telluride Film Festival 2018September 19, 2018Meyer Sound and the Telluride Film Festival have announced a decade-long partnership agreement which outlines a fourfold expansion of theatres equipped with 100% Meyer Sound cinema systems. For this year’s festival, held over Labor Day weekend, the Galaxy Theatre joined the flagship Werner Herzog Theatre as a second venue to offer complete, premium Meyer Sound systems. In addition, the Palm Theatre and the Nugget Theatre will be fully furnished with Meyer Sound systems in the coming years as part of the continuing collaboration.
Werner Herzog TheaterSeptember 5, 2017The 44th Annual Telluride Film Festival concluded yesterday, screening over sixty feature films, short films and revival programs representing twenty-six countries. Set in Telluride, Colorado, a historic mining town nestled at the foot of a beautiful box canyon, the four-day festival ranks among the world’s most prestigious annual gatherings for film industry insiders, filmmakers and critics.
Private CinemaAugust 31, 2016Meyer Sound’s involvement in the cinema world began back in 1980 when John Meyer built the original 650 subwoofer for the multichannel sound system touring with the 70mm theatrical release of Francis Ford Coppola’s "Apocalypse Now.” The legendary director later said, “If only every theatre had a system like this they would have the same remarkable experience I have on my stage.”
Snob ProductionsMay 27, 2015Less than a year after purchasing its Meyer Sound MINA and MICA line array loudspeaker systems, Snob Productions of Grand Junction, Colo. reports a steep climb in business activity, profitability, and customer satisfaction. It has become a dominant sound company in western Colorado and eastern Utah, and a favored provider for events in the nearby resort town of Telluride.
Telluride Film FestivalAugust 13, 2013To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the Telluride Film Festival will debut a brand new Werner Herzog Theatre for this year's festivities in the Colorado ski town. Movie screenings at this 650-seat theatre will be heard through a cinema system from Meyer Sound, who is a festival sponsor for the third consecutive year. The 2013 Telluride Film Festival is set to run August 29 -September 2, 2013.
Walker Art Center CinemaNovember 5, 2012Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Minn. is considered one of the nation's leading contemporary art museums. Following a wall-to-wall renovation, the building's 332-seat cinema re-opened this past summer, and its new Meyer Sound system was introduced to Twin Cities filmgoers during a showing of independent feature "Beasts of the Southern Wild" with critical acclaim.
Telluride Film Festival 2012September 5, 2012At the 2012 Telluride Film Festival in the scenic Colorado ski town, a school gymnasium was once again skillfully transformed into a world-class screening room named the Galaxy. Here, a Meyer Sound system based on Acheron screen channel loudspeakers played an instrumental part in creating an environment that left a favorable impression on festival guest director and English writer Geoff Dyer, who selected several film revivals for this year's event.
SedonaFebruary 6, 2012When the movie industry gathers in Arizona for the 18th Sedona International Film Festival on Feb 18-26, 2012, a Meyer Sound EXP cinema loudspeaker system will help transform the intimate Mary D. Fisher Theatre into a stunning 120-seat, DCI-compliant cinema. Converted from a former bank building, this new screening venue will present Sedona International Film Festival films throughout the year with the dynamic sonic power and accuracy that distinguish an EXP installation.