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Index Direct-to-video

Direct-to-video or straight-to-video refers to the release of a film to the public immediately on home video formats rather than a theatrical release or television broadcast. [1]

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Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film

The Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film is an award given by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) as part of the Academy Awards annually since the 5th Academy Awards, covering the year 1931–32, to the present.

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Academy Award for Best Documentary (Short Subject)

This is a list of films by year that have received an Academy Award together with the other nominations for best documentary short subject.

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Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film

This name for the Academy Award for Live Action Short Film was introduced in 1974.

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Aladdin (1992 Disney film)

Aladdin is a 1992 American animated musical romantic comedy fantasy adventure film produced by Walt Disney Feature Animation and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

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Aladdin and the King of Thieves

Aladdin and the King of Thieves (also known as Aladdin 3: Aladdin and the King of Thieves) is a 1996 animated film and the second direct-to-video sequel to the 1992 animated film Aladdin.

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Amazon Video

Amazon Video is an Internet video on demand service that is developed, owned, and operated by Amazon.com.

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American Pie Presents: Band Camp

American Pie Presents: Band Camp is a 2005 American sex comedy film released by Universal Pictures.

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Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.

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Anime UK

Anime UK was a British magazine founded in 1991 dedicated to Japanese animation and published for six years before ceasing publication in 1996.

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Art release

An art release is the premiere of an artistic production and its presentation and marketing to the public.

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B movie

A B movie or B film is a low-budget commercial movie, but not an arthouse film.

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Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (also known as Batman: The Animated Movie) is a 1993 American animated superhero film featuring the DC Comics character Batman.

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Batman: The Killing Joke (film)

Batman: The Killing Joke is a 2016 American adult animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros. Animation and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.

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Behind Enemy Lines (film series)

The Behind Enemy Lines series is a series of war films beginning with Behind Enemy Lines in 2001, followed by films in 2006, 2009 and 2014.

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Bloomberg News

Bloomberg News is an international news agency headquartered in New York, United States and a division of Bloomberg L.P. Content produced by Bloomberg News is disseminated through Bloomberg Terminals, Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, Bloomberg.com and Bloomberg's mobile platforms.

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Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

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Broadcast syndication

Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.

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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.

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Digital distribution

Digital distribution (also referred to as content delivery, online distribution, or electronic software distribution (ESD), among others) is the delivery or distribution of media content such as audio, video, software and video games.

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DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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Ed Burns

Ed Burns (born January 29, 1946) is an American producer, screenwriter, and novelist.

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is a Japanese anime franchise written by Ryoe Tsukimura and directed by Hiroki Hayashi.

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Eyes and Ears of God: Video Surveillance of Sudan

Eyes and Ears of God: Video Surveillance of Sudan is a 2012 documentary film by Tomo Križnar and Maja Weiss.

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A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.

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Film studio


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First run (filmmaking)

In cinematic parlance, a film in its first run has been recently released.

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For Lovers Only (film)

For Lovers Only is a 2011 romance film directed by Michael Polish, written by Mark Polish and produced by The Polish brothers and Sean O'Grady.

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Golden Age of Porn

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki_talk:Spam-whitelist/Archives/2018/01#Another_Worthy_Journal_Article_on_Wordpress ---> The Golden Age of Porn, or porno chic, refers to a 15-year period (around 1969–1984) in commercial American pornography, which spread internationally, in which sexually-explicit films experienced positive attention from mainstream cinemas, movie critics, and the general public.

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Home (2009 film)

Home is a 2009 French documentary film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.

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Home video

Home video is pre-recorded video media that is either sold, rented or streamed for home entertainment.

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Independent film

An independent film, independent movie, indie film or indie movie is a feature film that is produced outside the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies.

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iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.

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Jean-Claude Van Damme

Jean-Claude Camille François Van Varenberg (born 18 October 1960), professionally known as Jean-Claude Van Damme and abbreviated as JCVD, is a Belgian actor, martial artist, screenwriter, film producer, and director best known for his martial arts action films.

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Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths

Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths is an original direct-to-video animated superhero film released on February 23, 2010.

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Kei Mizutani

(born May 7, 1974) is a Japanese actress.

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Life in a Day (2011 film)

Life in a Day is a crowdsourced drama/documentary film comprising an arranged series of video clips selected from 80,000 clips submitted to the YouTube video sharing website, the clips showing respective occurrences from around the world on a single day, 24 July 2010.

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List of animated direct-to-video series

This is a list of animated direct-to-video series, that is, animated series released direct-to-video.

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List of best-selling films in the United States

This list of best-selling films in the United States is a list of the best-selling video titles sold in the United States.

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List of Disney home entertainment

This is a list of feature-length films released by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment for home entertainment.

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List of Walt Disney Animation Studios films

This is a list of films from Walt Disney Animation Studios, an American animation studio headquartered in Burbank, California.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Movie theater

A movie theater/theatre (American English), cinema (British English) or cinema hall (Indian English) is a building that contains an auditorium for viewing films (also called movies) for entertainment.

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Naoko Iijima

is a Japanese television and film actress and a former gravure idol who was born on February 29, 1968 in Kōhoku-ku, a ward of the city of Yokohama in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

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Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

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Niche market

A niche market is the subset of the market on which a specific product is focused.

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A pejorative (also called a derogatory term, a slur, a term of abuse, or a term of disparagement) is a word or grammatical form expressing a negative connotation or a low opinion of someone or something, showing a lack of respect for someone or something.

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Planet Hulk (film)

Planet Hulk is a 2010 direct-to-video animated film created by Marvel Animation and released by Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

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Polish brothers

Mark Polish and Michael Polish (born October 30, 1970), known informally as the Polish brothers, are American twin screenwriters and film producers.

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Pornography (often abbreviated porn) is the portrayal of sexual subject matter for the exclusive purpose of sexual arousal.

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A prequel is a literary, dramatic, or cinematic work whose story precedes that of a previous work, by focusing on events that occur before the original narrative.

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Purple Violets

Purple Violets is a 2007 relationship comedy film written and directed by Edward Burns, who also co-stars.

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Read or Die

is a series of light novels authored by Hideyuki Kurata, published under Shueisha's Super Dash Bunko imprint.

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A sequel is a literature, film, theatre, television, music or video game that continues the story of, or expands upon, some earlier work.

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Sharknado is a 2013 made-for-television science fiction disaster comedy film about a waterspout that lifts sharks out of the ocean and deposits them in Los Angeles.

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Short film

A short film is any motion picture not long enough to be considered a feature film.

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Steven Seagal

Steven Frederic Seagal (born April 10, 1952) is an American actor, film producer, screenwriter, director, martial artist and musician.

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Striker (2010 film)

Striker is a 2010 Bollywood action-drama film written, directed and produced by Chandan Arora.

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Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival, a program of the Sundance Institute, takes place annually in Park City, Utah.

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Takashi Miike

is a Japanese filmmaker.

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Television film

A television film (also known as a TV movie, TV film, television movie, telefilm, telemovie, made-for-television movie, made-for-television film, direct-to-TV movie, direct-to-TV film, movie of the week, feature-length drama, single drama and original movie) is a feature-length motion picture that is produced for, and originally distributed by or to, a television network, in contrast to theatrical films, which are made explicitly for initial showing in movie theaters.

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Tenchi Muyo!

is a Japanese anime, light novel and manga franchise.

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The Cult of Sincerity

The Cult of Sincerity is an independent film about hipster culture and postmodernist irony set in Williamsburg in Brooklyn, New York.

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The Land Before Time

The Land Before Time is a 1988 animated adventure drama film directed and produced by Don Bluth and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, and Frank Marshall.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Return of Jafar

The Return of Jafar (also known as Aladdin 2: The Return of Jafar) is a 1994 direct-to-video sequel to the 1992 animated film Aladdin, produced by The Walt Disney Company.

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The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate, headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California.

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Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film Festival is a prominent film festival held in the Tribeca neighborhood of Manhattan, showcasing a diverse selection of independent films.

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Universal Pictures

Universal Pictures (also known as Universal Studios) is an American film studio owned by Comcast through the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group division of its wholly owned subsidiary NBCUniversal.

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Variety (magazine)

Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.

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The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.

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Video on demand

Video on demand is a programming system which allows users to select and watch/listen to video or audio content such as movies and TV shows whenever they choose, rather than at a scheduled broadcast time, the method that prevailed with over-the-air programming during the 20th century.

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Videotape is magnetic tape used for storing video and usually sound in addition.

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Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (originally established as Buena Vista Film Distribution Company, Inc., Buena Vista Distribution Company, Inc. and Buena Vista Pictures Distribution, Inc.) is an American film distributor owned by The Walt Disney Company.

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Weather Report Girl

, also known as Weather Woman, is a two-episode anime yuri erotic OVA comedy series originally released in Japan in August 1994 by Toho and released in the U.S. on VHS in September 1996 and DVD August 2005 by The Right Stuf International.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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Zeitgeist (film series)

Zeitgeist is a series of three documentary films released between 2007 and 2011 that present a number of conspiracy theories, as well as proposals for broad social and economic changes.

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79th Academy Awards

The 79th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2006 and took place February 25, 2007, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct-to-video

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