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A comprehensive list of companies that release films on [[High_Definition|High Definition]] video formats. This list should be updated often.  
A comprehensive list of companies that release films on [[High_Definition|High Definition]] video formats. This list should be updated often.  
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On 19 February 2008, Toshiba announced the end of support for the HD DVD format, thus ensuring Blu-ray will be the victorious format in the HD format war. Due to this, the information contained on this page is only useful for historical reference, since all studios will now support Blu-ray.
== Exclusive support to Blu-ray ==
== Exclusive support to Blu-ray ==

Revision as of 02:56, 20 February 2008

A comprehensive list of companies that release films on High Definition video formats. This list should be updated often.

On 19 February 2008, Toshiba announced the end of support for the HD DVD format, thus ensuring Blu-ray will be the victorious format in the HD format war. Due to this, the information contained on this page is only useful for historical reference, since all studios will now support Blu-ray.

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Exclusive support to Blu-ray

Of note: some of the companies listed below have declared their switch from HD to BluRay during early January 2008. Their switch to BluRay only will occur in the first quarter of 2008.

  • 20th Century Fox
  • Buena Vista (Partner of Sony)
  • Columbia Pictures
  • DeltaMac (International)
  • Digital Playground (Adult)
  • Disney
  • Golden Culture (Europe)
  • Lionsgate
  • MGM (owned by Disney) (Partner of Sony)
  • Sony Pictures/Group
  • Tristar (Owned by Columbia/BMG) (Partner of Sony)
  • Universal Pictures Home Video
  • Warner Bros. (from May 2008)
  • Wicked Pictures (Adult)

Exclusive support for High Definition DVD

Several movie studios offer exclusive support to HD DVD, meaning they will not release any movies on Blu-ray:

  • Thai Sen (Asia)
  • Shaw Media Group (China [mainland])

Support for both formats

There are also several studios that offer backing to both HD formats, and they include:

  • Bang Bros (Adult)
  • Brentwood
  • Celestial Media Distribution Home Video (China/Hong Kong/Japan/Korea)
  • ClubJenna (Adult)
  • Dimension Extreme
  • Discovery Films
  • Distributed Media International (USA)
  • Dragon Dynasty
  • DreamWorks Animation/Pictures
  • First Look Home Entertainment
  • Focus Film Entertainment
  • Genius Products
  • Goldhil
  • Image Entertainment
  • IMAX Film Group
  • Koch Releasing
  • LaserActive
  • LD Asia
  • Long Shong Ltd (China/Korea)
  • Magnolia Home Entertainment
  • Mei Ah (Asia)
  • New Line Home Entertainment
  • Pink Visual (Adult)
  • PolyGram Entertainment
  • Rogue Pictures
  • Ryko Distribution
  • Shaw Media Group (South, South-East Asia/Hong Kong)
  • Studio Canal
  • Universal Laser (Asia) (East Europe)
  • Vivid (Adult)
  • Weinstein Company

HVD

Companies that currently support the Asian HVD format include:

  • Universal Laser
  • Leisuretime Interactive (Adult)
  • IMAX Film Group
  • Shaw Media Group (Asia)
  • DeltaMac

WIN-HD

Companies that are releasing films on WIN-HD discs include:

  • Discovery Films
  • Starz Media
  • Mavric Entertainment Distribution (UK)
  • IMAX Film Group
  • Shaw Media Group (Asia)

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