Starz Gets Disney Movie Rights

Umstead, R. Thomas
March 2002
Multichannel News;3/25/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p42
Reports the success of Starz Encore Group in acquiring distribution rights to Walt Disney Pictures animated film 'Monsters Inc.' in the U.S. Details of the agreement; Access to other animated films produced by Disney-owned studios; Focus of Disney on kids-targeted animated films.


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