Buena Vista

  1. Buena Vista Social Club Bassist Lopez Dead At 76

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Orlando "Cachaito" Lopez, considered the "heartbeat" of Cuba's legendary Buena Vista Social Club for his internationally acclaimed bass playing, died Monday of complications from prostate surgery, fellow musicians said. He ...

  2. DVD Slowdown Eases, Prices Still Falling

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nine-month spending at $15.9 billion. The third quarter is ending on a mixed note for DVD suppliers: The consumer video spending slowdown of the past 18 months appears to be leveling off, but price erosion at retail continues to affect the market. ...

  3. Buena Vista Readies Original Titles For Blu-ray

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Series of short films to be shot in high-definition. Raising the bar in the Blu-ray Disc vs. HD DVD battle, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is creating a series of short films to be shot in high-definition to accompany select films the studio will ...

  4. Buena Vista Preps Blu-ray Releases

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Titles to hit shelves September 19. The first wave of Blu-ray releases from Buena Vista Home Entertainment will hit stores September 19. Titles available on that date will include "Dinosaur" and "Eight Below," from Walt Disney ...

  5. 'Narnia' Top Selling DVD This Year

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sales top 11 million since April 4 release. Buena Vista Home Entertainment reported Tuesday (May 16) sales of more than 11 million DVDs of "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe," making it the top-selling DVD so ...

  6. Concord Names Holden To VP Role

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Label vet previously with Buena Vista, Virgin, EMI. Concord Music Group has appointed Peter Holden to the newly created position of VP of international sales and marketing. He will report directly to Concord’s GM, Gene Rumsey and is based in L.A. ...

  7. Buena Vista Ups Hobson To Senior Sales VP

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) has promoted Jeanne Hobson to senior VP of sales and distribution. She reports to Pat Fitzgerald, executive VP of sales, distribution and trade marketing, and is Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) has promo ...

  8. Buena Vista, Warner Announce First Blu-ray Releases

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Blu-ray ramp up continues as Buena Vista Home Entertainment and Warner Home Video have officially revealed their first releases for the format, which is expected to debut this spring. The Blu-ray ramp up continues as Buena Vista Home Entertain ...

  9. Disney Switches To EMI In Europe

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Walt Disney's Buena Vista Music Group has inked an exclusive licensing deal with EMI Music covering the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, South Africa and the Middle East. LONDON -- Walt Disney's Buena Vista Music Group has inked an ex ...

  10. Buena Vista To Distribute Corman Library

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT More than 400 cult films included. Buena Vista Home Entertainment has acquired video distribution rights to the Roger Corman library of films. The deal, which includes rights to more than 400 cult films, will cover distribution in the U.S. and Can ...

  11. Disney Switches To EMI In Europe

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Duff's 'Most Wanted' to be worked under deal. Walt Disney Company's Buena Vista Music Group has inked an exclusive licensing deal with EMI Music covering the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, South Africa and the Middle East. ...

  12. BVHE Names Senior Operations VP

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Buena Vista Home Entertainment has named Steven Dahl senior VP of operations. Dahl, who will be based in Burbank, Calif., will be in charge of BVHE supply chain functions including shipping and distri Buena Vista Home Entertainment has named Steve ...

  13. Buena Vista Makes Key Sales And Mktg Hires

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Guthrie named sales and distribution senior VP. Buena Vista Home Entertainment has revealed several new promotions in its sales and distribution and marketing divisions. Scott Guthrie, who was VP of sales and channel development, has been upped to ...

  14. Buena Vista Social Club Presents Manual Guajiro Mirabal

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Buena Vista spin-off albums tend to be hit or miss, but this one is a pleasant surprise Buena Vista spin-off albums tend to be hit or miss, but this one is a pleasant surprise News Buena Vista ...

  15. Buena Vista Ups Key Business Affairs Exec

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carolyn Javier has been promoted to VP of business affairs for Buena Vista Music Group. She was VP of business affairs for the group's Hollywood Records label. Carolyn Javier has been promoted to VP of business affairs for Buena Vista Music G ...

  16. 'Passion' Moves 4.1M Units On Day One

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT More than 4.1 million DVD copies of "The Passion of the Christ" were sold on its first day of sale, according to Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. More than 4.1 million DVD copies of “The Passion of the Christ” were sold on its f ...

  17. Buena Vista To Sponsor Aiken Tour

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Buena Vista Home Entertainment is sponsoring Clay Aiken's first headlining tour in conjunction with the Oct. 5 release of "Aladdin" on DVD. The deal is believed to be the first time a video distributo Buena Vista Home Entertainment ...

  18. Buena Vista Introduces FastPlay

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Technology will debut Aug. 17. Buena Vista Home Entertainment is introducing two new kid-friendly features for its Disney DVD line of animated films in August. FastPlay -- which allows viewers to watch a DVD without using a remote control -- debut ...

  19. Buena Vista Expands Reach Of EZ-D Films

    March 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Buena Vista Home Entertainment is extending the availability of its titles released on limited-play EZ-D discs and is lowering their price. Buena Vista Home Entertainment is extending the availability of its titles released on limited-play EZ-D di ...