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Archive of posts tagged Walt Disney Studios

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Arrives April 1st

The Walt Disney Company announced that it is releasing Star Wars: The Force Awakens on digital HD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc at the beginning of April.

Disney Offers Movies Anywhere

The Walt Disney Studios announced its new Disney Movies Anywhere digital video service for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as Mac and PC.

M-GO and Disney Ink Streaming Agreement

M-GO announced that it has entered into a content licensing agreement with The Walt Disney Studios.

Disney Movies on Demand Available on LOVEFiLM

LOVEFiLM announced the launch of Disney Movies on Demand on its LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.

Disney Welcomes Lucasfilm With Open Arms

Disney Consumer Products announced the formal inclusion of Lucasfilm licensing into the company’s franchise portfolio.

Holdouts May Hamper UltraViolet

ABI Research announced it reckons that, depending on how the stars align, active UltraViolet accounts could reach as many as 108 million worldwide by 2018.

Netflix and Disney Ink Streaming Deal

Netflix announced that it has signed a new multi-year licensing agreement that will make Netflix the exclusive U.S. subscription television service for first-run live-action and animated feature films from The Walt Disney Studios.

Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm for $4 Billion

The Walt Disney Company announced that it plans to acquire Lucasfilm Ltd. in a stock and cash transaction valued at roughly $4.05 billion.

TV Networks Cough Up Big Bucks for Blockbusters

IHS announced it reckons that competition among TV networks to air top movies is so intense that some stations will pay eight-figure fees, in some cases committing to healthy per-box-office-dollar payment formulas even before the movies open on the big screen.

DCI Ponders Higher Frame Rates

Digital Cinema Initiatives announced that it is currently pondering the development of voluntary guidelines or specifications related to the distribution of motion pictures in stereoscopic 3D at frame rates above the current 24 frames per second per eye.

LOVEFiLM to Launch ABC TV on Demand

LOVEFiLM announced that it has signed a streaming video deal with Disney UK to offer ABC TV On Demand.

Netflix and Disney-ABC Extend Streaming Agreement

Netflix, Inc. and Disney-ABC Television Group announced that they have recently extended their existing streaming licensing agreement.

VUDU Streams Pirates in Dolby 7.1 Audio

Dolby Laboratories announced that VUDU is now streaming Walt Disney Pictures’ Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides in Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 audio.

RealD Offers Lion King 3D Glasses

RealD and Walt Disney Pictures announced that they are are promoting the release of The Lion King in 3D with limited-edition, Simba-themed RealD 3D kids’ glasses.

LOVEFiLM and Disney Ink Streaming Video Deal

LOVEFiLM and The Walt Disney Company announced that they have signed a Transactional Video on Demand (TVOD) and Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) feature film streaming deal.