is the marketing, sales and distribution company for Walt Disney, Touchstone, Hollywood Pictures, Miramax and Buena Vista videocassette and DVD releases.
The Black Cauldron is packaged in a collectible shimmering Chromium FX Foil clamshell package - a first for BVHE
- and carries a suggested retail price of $26.
Chapek added, "Strong regional marketing, sales and distribution executives are key to the successful integration of BVHE
product into the marketplace.
will peg its digital discs at a 20% to 25% premium over cassettes to try to ensure there's no depletion of its traditional revenues.
Basking in the glow of the cozy relationship with Disney, SF also reeled in deals with Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE
), which not only fed its Danish video operations more content but also made SF's Danish office the distrib for BVHE
We're pleased to have BVHE
representing New Horizons' historic library of films, as well as our upcoming pictures," said Corman.
will mark its Brazilian startup with "The Lion King II: Simba's Pride," tentatively slated for an April 15 launch.
will release NATIONAL TREASURE, PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL, REIGN OF FIRE, KILL BILL VOL.
Tosting will report directly to Phil Jackson, senior VP BVHE
Europe, who has covered the general manager position in Italy for the past year, during the interim since former chief TINO CENNAMO'S departure from the company.
As part of its cooperation with Blu-ray, BVHE
will begin releasing content non-exclusively in that format when Blu-ray hardware launches in the North America and Japan.
Of those buyers, some 20% had never purchased a pre-recorded tape before, according to a BVHE
spokesman in Tokyo, who said, "This shows there is huge potential for further growth in sell-through in Japan.
We couldn't be more thrilled with the success our home entertainment titles have had this year," said BVHE
President Bob Chapek.