DVDs were toasted in Los Angeles recently!
In a story from Home Media Magazine, Warner Bros., 20th Century Fox, Disney and a bunch of other studios had a lot to smile about at "the third annual DVD Critics Awards: The Perfect Ten, held June 18 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, Calif."
The awards ceremony "took place at the Sixth Annual Home Entertainment Summit: DVD & Beyond, produced by Home Media Magazine and DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group in cooperation with The Hollywood Reporter and the Entertainment Merchants Association."
The Winners Breakdown as follows:
Best of Show: - Superman Ultimate Collector's Edition - Warner Home Video
Best Theatrical DVD: - Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest - Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Best Classic/Catalog DVD: - The Searchers: Ultimate Collector's Edition - Warner Home Video
Best Non-Theatrical DVD - DTV: - Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children - Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Best Non-Theatrical DVD - Non-DTV: - When the Levees Broke: A
Requiem in Four Acts - HBO Video
Best Animation DVDs: - Disney's Platinum Editions Lady and the Tramp and The Little Mermaid - Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Best DVD Collection/Multidisc Set: - James Bond Ultimate Edition, Volumes 1-4 - MGM Home Entertainment
Best DVD Packaging: - Six Feet Under: The Complete Series - HBO Video
Best Extended Cut/Director's Cut: - Kingdom of Heaven: The Director's Cut - 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Best Non-Fiction DVD: - Wordplay - Genius Products
Best Special Features/Bonus Material: - Forbidden Planet: Ultimate Collector's Edition - Warner Home Video
Best TV DVD: - Get Smart: The Complete Series and M*A*S*H: Martinis and Medicine Collection - HBO Video and 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
In addition to this, the executive director of DEG, Amy Jo Smith, "received the Fifth Annual DVD Visionary Award for tirelessly promoting the DVD format and digital entertainment in general."
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