Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  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. Marketing Blitz Planned For Disney's "Little Mermaid"

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST More than 1,500 themed products are coming. Walt Disney Home Entertainment has revealed plans for a vast marketing campaign in support of its next “Platinum Collection” title, “The Little Mermaid.” The title, which has not been available for sale ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Blu-ray Tames Lions Gate

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Lions Gate Entertainment is the latest home video company to throw its support into the Blu-ray high definition DVD ring, revealing today (Aug. 17) plans to release new theatrical DVDs, TV titles and Lions Gate Entertainment is the latest home vid ...

  11. 'Incredibles' Opens Big On Vid

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST This year's Oscar winner for best animated film, Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles," is proving to be a home-video home run. Upon its release Tuesday (March 15), the title sold 5 million units on DVD an This year's Oscar win ...

  12. U.K. Distributors Win Ruling Over Rental Prices

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.K. home entertainment distributors are claiming victory in the ongoing battle over premium pricing of rental DVD and VHS films following a High Court ruling in the last week. LONDON (The Hollywood Reporter) -- U.K. home entertainment distributor ...

  13. Caviezel, Smith Honored At VSDA Opening

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Four celebrities received accolades at the opening ceremonies of the Video Software Dealers Association's (VSDA) Home Entertainment Convention today (July 14) in Las Vegas. Four celebrities received accolades at the opening ceremonies of the ...

  14. 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 ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...