Christophe Offenstein’s En Solitaire will be the first French feature film to be mixed in Dolby Atmos.

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. has announced that Paris-based post-production facility Ink Production studio has become the first French facility to be fitted with Dolby Atmos.

Alexandre Widmer, general manager at Ink Production, commented: “Here at Ink, we always strive to be at the cutting edge of technology innovation and to offer the latest and best to our clients. It’s really exciting to be the first facility in France to have this new system and it speaks volumes about Ink’s position as a leader in post-production in France.”

Starting in June 2013, Christophe Offenstein’s En Solitaire (produced by Gaumont and Les Films du Cap) will become the first French feature film to be mixed in Dolby Atmos at Ink Production.

“Since it was launched a year ago, the industry response to Dolby Atmos has been incredibly positive, and it’s fast becoming the preferred choice for next-generation sound in the cinema across the globe. Ink Production is joining a growing number of post-production facilities across the globe and we really look forward to hearing the results of their efforts,” added Julian Pinn, director, cinema marketing, Dolby Laboratories.

Over 40 films around the world have been announced or released with Dolby Atmos sound, with more than 20 global post-production facilities capable of Dolby Atmos mixing.