Keeping pace with the new technologies of cyberspace, he launched HBO Home Video
98) and Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (Walt Disney Home Video
Warner Home Video
boasts not only ``Scooby-Doo,'' but also solid hits including ``Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood'' and ``Insomnia.
Genius will also have North American home video
and digital distribution rights in new productions, including The Lone Ranger, Gumby and She Ra.
That home video
revenue is expected to grow further in the coming weeks, especially in mid-March, when a VHS ``special edition'' of the movie will be released for sale at a suggested price of $14.
Warner Home Video
Blu-ray Discs offer resolution six times higher than standard definition DVDs, as well as extraordinarily vibrant contrast and color and beautifully crisp sound.
Second-place Warner Home Video
may have finished behind Disney in dollar figures but actually sold more videos (127.
Under terms of the multi-year agreement, WHV will serve as the exclusive home video
distributor of all titles in the BBC library as well as additional titles acquired by 2EV for North American distribution.
Analyst Tom Adams estimated that Disney's revenues from domestic home video
amounted to $2.
One source says it represents a first-of-its-kind level of cooperation in the 22-year-old home video
business ``as opposed to battling against each other.
Anticipating a big holiday demand for high definition DVD product, Warner Home Video
has announced the December 5th new format debut of two hit family favorites.
Knowles, a native of England, came to the United States five years ago after operating a chain of hair salons and ``stumbled'' into the home video
business after partner Michael Campbell acquired several titles through a bankruptcy sale.