"Where we've seen cannibalization (from DVD) is on laser disc and VCD (video compact disc
) sales and widescreen VHS," Brown says.
product that has not taken off in the market and rampant piracy of films on video compact disc
Cruz describes video rentals and sales as being at an all-time high, spurred by the recent introduction of the video compact disc
and digital videodisc formats.
Choo points to a range of factors militating against the film industry, including the small local market, rampant piracy of films on video compact disc
, 25% B.O.
In March, sales of action titles on video compact disc
(an alternative format dominant in the region) jumped from 7,500 to 10,000 units per title, says Sjukrie, whose firm is the licensee for Warner Home Video and Buena Vista Home Entertainment.
Battle lines were drawn early on between two camps: supporters of the China videodisc (CVD) and the super video compact disc
The exhib exclusively distributes New Line Cinema releases, with the Jackie Chan martial arts comedy "Rush Hour" its biggest hit this year, although pirated tapes and VCDs (video compact disc
) copies were in the market one day prior to the film's release.
films are available on video compact disc
within one week of their domestic theatrical release) and the recession.
In both markets, folks can buy or rent uncut versions of the film on pirated video compact disc
. VCD versions of nearly every major U.S.
The 48 Video Compact Discs
,VCDs, which were tendered through Atiku's media aide, Segun Showunmi, were marked as exhibits P-36 to P-83, while the Certificate of Compliance was admitted as exhibit P-84.
Ricketts and the other OMB officials were indicted for allowing the release of 127 boxes and two sacks of seized pirated digital video discs and video compact discs
as well as a video recording machine to a private firm following a raid conducted by his office.
when Ricketts ordered the confiscation of pirated DVDs (digital video discs) and VCDs (video compact discs
) from Sky High's office only to have the evidence withdrawn.