LAS VEGAS, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The hit television series Lost received two 2006 DVD Technical Awards for Best Commentary and Best Overall Presentation -- Television Release and the Special Collectors Edition of the epic film Titanic won for Best Video Transfer From a Non-Digital Source and Best Supplementary Material at this evening's VSDA Awards Show at Home Entertainment 2006. "The DVDs available today feature an unprecedented amount of visual and audio quality as well as interactivity and special features for the die-hard movie fan," said Bo Andersen, President of the Entertainment Merchants Association. "DVDs of Lost and Titanic allow viewers to have a richer experience than when watching the programs on television or pay-per-view, and the features that are included give legitimate retailers a huge advantage over pirated copies." VSDA's 2006 DVD Technical Awards honor DVD titles that have demonstrated the most innovative and entertaining features through the use of the latest DVD technology. The awards were presented at VSDA's Home Entertainment 2006 at the Venetian Resort Hotel Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The winners of the 2006 VSDA Technical Awards were: Category Title Studio Best Audio From the Earth To HBO Video Presentation The Moon Best Commentary Lost Buena Vista Home Entertainment Best Direct Twentieth Century Digital Transfer Robots Fox Home Entertainment Best Video Transfer From a Titanic-Special Paramount Home Non-Digital Collector's Edition Entertainment Source Best Menu Saw: Uncut Edition Lionsgate Features Best Music DVD-- The Who: Rhino Concert Release Quadrophenia Live Entertainment with Special Guests Best Music DVD-- No Direction Home-- Paramount Home Non Concert Bob Dylan Entertainment Release Best Re-Mastered Harold Lloyd Comedy New Line Home DVD Collection Entertainment Best Titanic--Special Paramount Home Supplementary Collector's Edition Entertainment Material Best Overall Digital Presentation-- Pirates Playground Adult Product Best Overall Presentation-- Howl's Moving Castle Buena Vista Home Foreign Language Entertainment Release Best Overall Looney Tunes, Warner Home Video Presentation -- Volume 3 Direct-to-DVD Release Best Overall Presentation -- Lost Buena Vista Home Television Entertainment Release Best Overall Presentation -- Harry Potter & The Warner Home Video Theatrical Goblet Of Fire Release VSDA's Home Entertainment 2006, presented by the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA), brings together retailers, distributors, and suppliers of DVDs and video and computer games to learn about upcoming releases and industry developments and to celebrate the $32 billion home entertainment industry.
SOURCE Entertainment Merchants Association