Warner Archive Collection to offer movies from Sony Pictures


MUMBAI: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group and Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announced that Warner Archive Collection, Warner’s online on-demand distribution arm, will offer select catalog titles from SPHE’s “Screen Classics By Request.”

www.warnerarchive.com will feature approximately 150 manufactured-on-demand titles from the Columbia Pictures film library. Fan favorites among these films include Genghis Khan, A Song To Remember and A Study In Terror.

The joint announcement was made by Warner Bros. Digital Distribution president Thomas Gewecke and SPHE executive vice president, global digital and commercial innovation John Calkins.

“Our companies share the excitement of offering fans access to even more previously unreleased, hard to find titles all in a single location. This is yet another exciting opportunity for us to provide even more films to aficionados and collectors, who have voracious appetites for the classics, and who value them for entertainment, historical context and collectability,” said Gewecke.

“Warners has long been a pioneer in the deep catalog business, and we’re thrilled to partner and extend the reach of our extensive catalog to consumers. This is another step in the execution of our multi-platform distribution strategy to cultivate the market for the remarkable films in our vault,” added Calkins.