Jan 5, 2006 19:17 ET
Studio Canal Announces Plans to Release More Than Thirty Titles on HD DVD in 2006
PARIS, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Studio Canal today announced its plans to release thirty popular movies using the HD DVD format in 2006. The titles available will come from one of the largest worldwide library and will be available in 5 European countries, including: France, UK, Germany. Studio Canal will release those HD DVD to provide a better quality movie experience to consumers.
Studio Canal plans to add advanced interactivity features to these titles through the use of the HD DVD format’s iHD interactivity layer and will use the VC-1 video compression format to ensure the best video quality.
About Studio Canal
Studio Canal, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Canal+ Group, is a major player in France and Europe in the financing, acquisition and distribution of cinema films.
Supported by a very comprehensive catalogue which now comprises more than 5000 French, English and American films, Studio Canal has acquired a unique position in all lines of business: cinema distribution, video, TV sales and international sales, generating annual revenues of 400 million euros.
Studio Canal Video operates a wide range of programs in video and DVD format (500 DVD programs already released, including 300 films).
Source: Studio Canal
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