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500 South Buena Vista Street

Burbank, CA 91521

United States

Phone: 818-560-1000

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ical release in each market. Home entertainment releases might be distributed in both physical (DVD and Blu-ray) and electronic formats. Titles are sold to retailers, such as Wal-Mart and Best Buy; and physical rental channels, such as Netflix. As of September 27, 2014, the company had approximately 1,400 active produced and acquired titles, including 1,000 live-action titles and 400 animated titles, in the domestic home entertainment marketplace; and approximately 2,500 active produced and acquired titles, including 2,000 live-action titles and 500 animated titles, in the international marketplace. Television Market Pay-Per-View (PPV)/VOD: Concurrently with, or approximately one month after, home entertainment distribution begins, the company licenses titles to PPV/VOD service providers for electronic delivery to consumers for a specified rental period (24 hours). Pay Television (Pay 1): There are three pay television windows. The first window is 18 months in duration and follows the PPV/VOD window. The company has licensed exclusive domestic pay television rights to all films released theatrically through calendar year 2015 under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar and Touchstone Pictures banners, along with films released under the Marvel banner starting with Iron Man 3 to the Starz pay television service. DreamWorks titles distributed by the company are licensed to Showtime under a separate agreement. Free Television (Free 1): The Pay 1 window is followed by a television window that might last up to 84 months. Motion pictures are sold in the Free 1 window to major broadcast networks, including ABC, and basic cable services. Pay Television 2 (Pay 2) and Free Television 2 (Free 2): In the U.S., Free 1 is followed by a 12-month Pay 2 window under the company’s license arrangements with Starz and Showtime, and then by a Free 2 window that lasts up to 84 months. Packages of the company’s feature films have been licensed for broadcast under multi-year agreements within the Free 2 window. The Free 2 window is a syndication window where films are licensed both to basic cable networks, subscription VOD services and to third-party television station groups. Pay Television 3 (Pay 3) and Free Television 3 (Free 3): In the U.S., Free 2 is followed by a seven-month Pay 3 window under the company's license arrangements with Starz and Showtime, and then by a Free 3 window. Packages of the Company’s feature films have been licensed for broadcast under multi-year agreements within the Free 3 window. The Free 3 window is a syndication window where films are licensed to basic cable networks and subscription VOD services. International Television: The company also licenses its films outside of the U.S. The typical windowing sequence is consistent with the domestic cycle such that titles premiere on television in PPV/VOD then air in pay TV before airing in free TV. Disney Music Group The Disney Music Group includes Walt Disney Records, Hollywood Records, Disney Music Publishing and Buena Vista Concerts. Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records develop, produce, market, and distribute recorded music in the U.S. and license the company’s music properties throughout the rest of the world. Walt Disney Records categories include infant, children’s read-along, teen, all-family and soundtracks from film and television properties distributed by Walt Disney Pictures and Disney Channel. Hollywood Records develops musical talent, and produces and markets their recordings across a spectrum of music genres. The Disney Music Group commissions new music for the company’s motion pictures and television programs, records the songs and licenses the song and recording copyrights to others for printed music, records, audio-visual devices, public performances and digital distribution. Buena Vista Concerts produces live musical concerts with the company’s intellectual property and artists signed to the Disney Music Group record labels. Disney Music Publishing controls the copyrights of various musical compositions derived from the company’s motion picture, television and theme park properties, as well as musical compositions

 

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