Mipcom crowns Disney, WB discs

'Gone' grabs grand jury prize

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Disney and Warners were big winners at the second annual Mipcom DVD Awards on Tuesday in Cannes.

Launched in June 2004 and organized in partnership with the DVD Assn. (DVDA) in the U.S. and the Intl. Video Federation in Europe, the Mipcom DVD Awards reward creativity and innovation in disc content, Web features and interactivity, program content restoration, special features, navigation and graphic design.

This year’s awards boasted three new categories: music, games and sports, bringing the total number of categories to 10.

British comedian Julian Clary presented the laurels; Dutch band Werring performed several live songs. Event was sponsored by Warner Bros. and the American catalog for cultural programs, Kultur.

Here are the 11 winners of the Mipcom DVD Awards 2005:

TV series (English-language)

“Deadwood the Complete First Season,” HBO Video, USA

TV series (original version non-English)

“Samantha,” France TV Distribution, France

Children/youth fiction

“La Maledizione della Prima Luna/Il Disco Perduto,” Walt Disney, Italy

Children/youth animation

“Bambi,” Walt Disney, Italy

Nonfiction (docs, sports, leisure, excluding music)

“Insectia un voyage aux 4 coins de la planete,” Imavision, Canada

Film (English-language)

“Gone With the Wind,” Warner Home Video, France

Film (original version other than English)

Lars von Trier, “Europe Trilogy,” Electric Parc, Denmark

Music

Paul McCartney, “Live in Red Square,” A&E Home Video/Blink, U.S.

Sports

“Le Tour de France 2005,” France TV Distribution, France

Games

“Scene It: Music Edition” — Screen Life, Walt Disney, U.S.

Grand jury prize

“Gone With the Wind,” Warner Home Video, France

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