Buena Vista

  1. Bob Cavallo Retiring as Chairman of Disney Music Group

    June 01, 2011 3:50 PM EDT Bob Cavallo will retire in January from his position as chairman of the Disney Music Group. Ken Bunt has been promoted to executive vice president and will run Disney Music Group upon Cavallo's retirement. Cavallo, whose last day will be Jan. ...

  2. Business Matters: Jelli, Sub Pop, Live Nation, KISS

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST -- Jelli has partnered with Triton Media to launch two of its crowdsourced radio shows to national syndication. Ten stations, including WBOS in Boston and KXTE in Las Vegas. Jelli allows people to select online which songs they want to hear on ter ...

  3. Mollin Named A&R VP At Walt Disney Records

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will oversee all A&R activities for the label. Fred Mollin has been appointed VP of A&R for Walt Disney Records. Mollin will be based at the company’s Burbank headquarters and reports to David Agnew, executive VP/GM Buena Vista Music G ...

  4. EMI, Buena Vista Extend License Agreement

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pact covers Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia. EMI Music and the Buena Vista Music Group (BVMG), a Walt Disney Co. subsidiary, have extended their existing license agreement. Under the pact EMI will continue to handle BVMG’s releases in Austr ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. High School Musical Sells 400,000 Copies On First Day

    May 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Becomes fastest selling television movie of all time. The Disney Channel Original Movie High School Musical sold more than 400,000 copies on its first day, making it the fastest selling television program on DVD this year and the fastest selling t ...

  7. '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 ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Ventura Names Marketing Senior VP

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gordon Prend to be based in L.A. Independent home video distributor Ventura Distribution has named Gordon Prend as senior VP of marketing. Prend will handle marketing, publicity, creative services and strategic partnerships for all Ventura DVDs, w ...

  12. Ventura Names Marketing Senior VP

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gordon Prend to be based in L.A. Independent home video distributor Ventura Distribution has named Gordon Prend as senior VP of marketing. Prend will handle marketing, publicity, creative services and strategic partnerships for all Ventura DVDs, w ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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. ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Buena Vista Names Biz VP

    September 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carolyn Javier has been promoted from VP of business affairs for Hollywood Records to the same title at Buena Vista Music Group in Burbank, Calif. Carolyn Javier has been promoted from VP of business affairs for Hollywood Records to the same title ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 'Millionaire' Creator Sues Disney

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. creators of the "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" franchise are suing the Walt Disney Co. for allegedly licensing the hit television series to ABC at below-market prices and inflating productio LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Th ...

  22. 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 ...