Blu-ray Disc Film Festival wows Milan

Popcorn PopcornLast  month the Blu-ray Disc Association arrived in Milan for its Italian film festival. The event was a huge success, attracting over 50 journalists and 1,000 members of the public over four days.

Hosted by Stefano Scauri, President of the Italian Blu-ray Disc promotion group, the festival featured an impressive walled display of HDTVs and BD players, each screening a variety of BD content with product experts on hand to answer questions.

REceptionistsJournalists attending the festival’s press day included representatives from CNBC TV, Repubblica.it and Corriere Magazine. They were treated to screenings of several Blu-ray Discs, including Angels & Demons and The Bourne Supremacy, and interviews with Stefano and the rest of the Italian promotions team.

As a result the festival enjoyed widespread media coverage – including articles in Repubblica.it and Corriere.it, and video coverage on Condé Nast website MenStyle.it.

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Italian home entertainment specialists get on board with Blu-ray Disc

The Italian Blu-ray Disc Promotion Group has announced the arrival of not just one, but two new association members – Medusa and 01 Distribution.

Both companies have a strong heritage in the Italian home entertainment industry. Medusa produces and distributes Italian and international movies, while 01 Distribution is the Italian distribution company owned by Rai Cinema.

As members, both will now help the Italian Blu-ray Disc Promotion Group to promote the BD format in the region.


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