Leonard Maltin DVD awards!

Held just a few days ago on August 30th, Leonard Maltin has handed out the annual DVD Entertainment Awards for excellence in DVD production. What’s great for consumers is the quality of the releases are getting to be of such a high quality it must be truly difficult to pick.For a list of nominee’s and subsequent winners, click on…



The 7th Annual DVD Entertainment Awards with Leonard Maltin nominees are listed here – Winners are noted and bolded and in italics.GENRE CATEGORIESCriteria: Best DVD production in genre based on total user experience: including creative design and technical quality; and taking advantage of the capabilities of the platform Blockbuster Theatrical (Over $200 Million In U.S. Box Office Gross):

  • Finding Nemo
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Winner: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended Edition
  • X2: X-Men United Major Theatrical (Up To $200 Million In U.S. Box Office Gross):
  • Big Fish
  • Winner: Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
  • Miracle
  • Mystic River
  • Panic Room – Special Edition
  • School of Rock
  • Seabiscuit
  • The Texas Chainsaw Massacre – Platinum Series Independent Theatrical (Not Produced By A Major Hollywood Studio):
  • Winner: American Splendor
  • Cabin Fever
  • Lost in Translation
  • Touching the Void
  • Wonderland Multi-Disc Collection (Boxed Set, Excluding Television Series):
  • Winner: Alien Quadrilogy
  • Elvis: ’68 Comeback Special – Deluxe Edition DVD
  • Looney Tunes Golden Collection, Volume 1
  • Scarface – Two-Disc Anniversary Edition Gift Box
  • The Adventures of Indiana Jones: Complete Collection
  • The Pink Panther Film Collection – Special Edition Television Series (Weekly, Miniseries or Specials):
  • Alias: The Complete Second Season
  • Battlestar Gallactica – The Complete Epic Series
  • Boomtown: Season 1
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Complete First Season
  • Taken
  • Winner: The Simpsons – The Complete Fourth Season
  • The West Wing: The Complete First Season Direct-to-Disc (First Release On DVD With No Prior Release Window):
  • Barbie of Swan Lake
  • Bionicle Mask of Light – The Movie
  • Texhnolyze Volume 1 – Inhumane & Beautiful
  • Winner: The Lion King 1 1/2
  • Bring It On Again Foreign Language (Non-English Production, Subtitled or Dubbed In English):
  • Man on the Train
  • Winner: The Ingmar Bergman Collection
  • Millennium Actress
  • Onmyoji – Special Edition Documentary (Educational and Informative Presentation):
  • Bowling for Columbine
  • Winner: Capturing The Friedmans
  • Ghosts of the Abyss
  • Step Into Liquid
  • The History of Rock ‘N’ Roll
  • The West Special Interest (Non-Feature Film, i.e., Educational, Sports, Hobby):
  • Winner: Apollo 15: Man Must Explore
  • Lilo & Stitch’s Island of Adventures
  • Manchester United: Play Like Champions
  • NBA Dynasty Series: Chicago Bulls – The 1990’s
  • NFL Films SuperBowl Collection – SuperBowls I-X
  • Step Into Liquid PRODUCT CATEGORIESCriteria: Based on total user experience including creative design and technical quality; and taking advantage of the capabilities of the platformAuthoring Design (Use of DVD Features For Overall Disc, Set-Top & ROM):
  • Big Fish
  • Finding Nemo
  • Panic Room – Special Edition
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Tie: The Lion King – Platinum Edition
  • The Lion King 1 1/2
  • Tie: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended EditionMenu Design (Menu Look and Interaction):
  • Brother Bear
  • Finding Nemo
  • Kill Bill Volume 1
  • Panic Room – Special Edition
  • The Lion King – Platinum Edition
  • The Lion King 1 1/2
  • Winner: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended EditionVideo Presentation (Video Quality, Transfer To Compression):
  • Digital Video Essentials: Optimize Your System
  • Finding Nemo
  • Winner: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • Schindler’s List
  • Sleeping Beauty: Special Edition
  • Spy Kids3D: Game Over
  • The Adventures of Indiana Jones: The Complete Collection
  • The Lion King – Platinum Edition
  • The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended Edition
  • Winged Migration Audio Presentation (Audio Quality, Transfer To Compression):
  • Blue Man Group – The Complex Rock Tour Live
  • Finding Nemo
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • The Lion King – Platinum Edition
  • Winner: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended Edition
  • The Rolling Stones – Four Flicks
  • The Who: The Kids Are Alright Music Production (DVD-Video) (Music Performance Published On DVD-Video):
  • Elvis: ’68 Comeback Special – Deluxe Edition DVD
  • Grateful Dead – The Closing of Winterland Productions and Monterey Media
  • The Rolling Stones – Four Flicks
  • Winner: The Who: The Kids Are AlrightRestoration (Visual and Sonic Restoration Of A Film For DVD Release):
  • Winner: Alice in Wonderland: The Masterpiece Edition
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • Scarface – Two-Disc Anniversary Edition
  • Sleeping Beauty: Special Edition
  • The Adventures of Indiana Jones: The Complete Collection
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly PC Support (ROM Features; Additional Features Playable On A Computer, Including Bonus Games):
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
  • School of Rock
  • Step Into Liquid
  • The Haunted Mansion
  • Winner: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended EditionCongratulations to the best in show – The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers – Extended EditionFor more on the awards check out the awards site.
  • Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

    *

    Lost Password