TITLE

Format is friendly to short works by acclaimed auteurs

AUTHOR(S)
Panter, Nicole
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Daily Variety;12/29/2000, Vol. 270 Issue 20, pA4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the use of DVD technology for releasing short works by acclaimed film directors. Increase in the demand for short films; Warner Home Video's distribution of 'Short' discs featuring works by selected filmmakers.
ACCESSION #
3936534

 

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