Starting with Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs in February 2016, Disney began re-releasing their Platinum and Diamond Edition titles under the 'Walt Disney Signature Collection' moniker. Again, it is just a matter of whether or not this item just so happens to be sitting in a box somewhere in your attic. [34], Disney began releasing their new films on Ultra HD Blu-ray starting with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. The Betamax opening to Volume 5: Very Merry Christmas Songs. [13][14] Disney would go on to produce the English dubs and distribute 15 of Ghibli's films, through the Walt Disney Pictures, Buena Vista Home Video, Miramax and Touchstone Pictures banners.[15]. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. [27] The next major animated feature to be released (excluding the "package" anthology features) was Robin Hood on December 3, 1984, starting the Walt Disney Classics collection. Five more titles shipped in July: Pete's Dragon, Dumbo, Davy Crockett and the River Pirates, The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band, and Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck Cartoons, Collection Two.[6]. Magnetic Video (with titles from 20th Century Fox and others) ceased doing business with Fotomat after Fotomat began renting Magnetic Video cassettes without authorization. [3] The division adopted the current Walt Disney Studios-branding in its public name in 2007, but retained the Buena Vista-branding within its legal corporate name. [12] In August 1996, Disney and Tokuma Shoten Publishing entered a deal wherein Buena Vista Home Video would acquire the worldwide home media distribution rights to the Studio Ghibli animated films. The first of the Disney animated features canon to be released on videocassette was Dumbo on June 28, 1981,[25] for rental only. As part of a broader company-wide effort, Buena Vista Home Entertainment dropped the "Buena Vista" branding in 2007 and was renamed as Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment. The two following titles, Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King were both released in IMAX and other giant screen theaters during the holiday season before their October DVD releases. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment) is the home entertainment distribution arm of The Walt Disney Company. The first titles released in 1978 included: On Vacation with Mickey Mouse and Friends (#D61-503), Kids is Kids (#D61-504), At Home with Donald Duck (#D61-505), Adventures of Chip 'n' Dale (#D61-506), and finally The Coyote's Lament (#D61-507) which was released in May 1979. Disney's first releases on tape were 13 titles that were licensed for rental to Fotomat on March 4, 1980,[8] initially in a four-city test (Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, and San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose), to be expanded nationwide by the end of 1980. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh was released for rental and sale at the same time. VHS releases ceased with Bambi II, which was released on February 7, 2006 (However, Disney continued to distribute new titles on VHS through the Disney Movie Club). [29] Some of the later titles also received Digital HD releases. [33] It is currently available in the United States and English-speaking Canada. As of 2014 however, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment released only specific movies on Blu-ray 3D in North America, including but not limited to Marvel movies, Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, Cars, Up, Toy Story 3, Cars 2, Brave, Monsters University, Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur, Zootopia, Finding Dory and Moana. [10] Disney's rental cassettes in blue cases looked completely different from sale cassettes, which were in white cases. The promo also featured clips from the various releases and ended with a video-freeze of the then-current Walt Disney Home Video opening sequence (known as the "Neon Mickey"; a screenshot from this can be seen above). [35][36] Christopher Nolan's The Prestige was Disney's first catalog release on UHD, under the Touchstone label in 2017.[37]. This is one of the few volumes to still use the original title card. On July 16, 1985, it saw the home video premiere of Pinocchio which became the bestselling video of that year. Participants can collect points by submitting ticket stubs from Disney feature films, "magic codes" from Disney home video purchases and Disney CDs. The original plan for the Platinum Editions was that they would be released ten years after they are put in the Disney Vault. 1 Theatrical releases 1.1 Feature films 1.2 Shorts 2 Theme parks 3 Television 4 Albums 5 Video games 6 Live shows 7 Home video releases 7.1 VHS releases 7.2 DVD releases 8 Events 9 Behind the scenes 10 Character debuts 11 People 11.1 Births 11.2 Deaths February 12 - My Favorite Martian is released to negative reviews and performs poorly at the box office.