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


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:

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


Companies that currently support the Asian HVD format include:

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


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)