Branded Content
Agency: CAA Marketing
Client: Dolby Laboratories


Mr. Morris Lessmore returns in an Emmy Award winning film created in collaboration with Dolby Laboratories that celebrates how storytellers, inventors, and technology work together to create cinema magic.


  • 2 Creative Arts Emmy Awards

  • Short of the Week

  • Epica AwardGold Animation

The Story

Silent follows two street performers, including Mr. Morris Lessmore, who dream of bringing their “Picture and Sound Show” to life. When they discover a magical contraption inside an old theatre, they embark on a cinematic adventure of sight and sound to find the audience they always wanted. Celebrating the evolution of film technology, the film is a journey through cinematic genres and utilizes Dolby Atmos, sound technology that creates immersive three-dimensional sound. The film debuted at the Academy’s Scientific and Technical Academy Awards.

Behind the Scenes