Warner offers Archive Collection for download

Warner offers Archive Collection for download

Warner Bros.Warner Brothers has been digitally restoring their entire collection of motion pictures over the last several years. Now they are making their entire collection available to the public on www.warnerarchive.com for download or DVD.

Initially only 150 titles have become available, but the studio plans on providing their complete catalog of 6,800 films. Previously only 1,200 have been made available on DVD and 4,100 on VHS due to the limited market for these classic motion pictures.

The DVDs will be manufactured-on-demand so Warner will not have to warehouse product. This limited how many catalog titles could be replicated in the future due to cost of shelf space in retail outlets.

Future plans include bringing television programs and WB’s animation collection to the online store.

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Steven Kippel has worked as a systems designer for a leading high-end audio/video custom integrator in Southern California since 2003. He is responsible for researching new technologies and integrating them into existing systems and new construction projects. He has designed several high-profile systems for discriminating clients on the cutting-edge of technology. When he is not hard at work, Steven is spending time with his wife, playing with his band or promoting concerts and bands in the Inland Empire. His favorite bands include The Cure, U2, Eisley, Living Sacrifice and DragonForce.

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