List of home video companies

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This is a list of notable home video companies in the business of producing and marketing pre-recorded cassettes and discs of various formats for home video.

CBS Corporation[edit]

21st Century Fox[edit]

Lions Gate Entertainment[edit]

Time Warner[edit]

The Walt Disney Company[edit]

Sony[edit]

  • Sony Video Software (1979–1992)
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, formerly known as Columbia Pictures Home Entertainment (1979-1982), RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video (1982-1991), Columbia TriStar Home Video (1992-2001), and Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (2001-2005) (1979- )

NBCUniversal[edit]

Heron Communications[edit]

The Weinstein Company[edit]

Starz Media[edit]

  • Anchor Bay Entertainment (formerly Video Treasures (1985–1998) and Starz Home Entertainment (2007–2008)) (1985- )
    • Starmaker Entertainment (1988–2008)

MGM Holdings[edit]

Others[edit]

Public domain companies[edit]

Adult video companies[edit]

Outside of the United States[edit]

Argentina Argentina

  • Argentina Video Home
  • Gativideo
  • Transmundo Home Video
  • LK-TEL Video La Rioja S.A.
  • Transeuropa Video Entertainment
  • Teleargentina Division Video
  • Live Video
  • Lucian Films
  • Plus Video
  • American Video
  • Emerald
  • Tauro Video
  • Radiocom Video
  • Target Video Home

Australia Australia

Brazil Brazil

  • America Video
  • Poletel Video
  • China Video
  • LK-TEL Video
  • Abril Video

Canada Canada

  • A and Y Productions (2003–2006)
  • Beserk Cow Productions (2006-now)
  • HGV Video Productions (1980–Present, Canadian distributor of Goodtimes Home Video)
  • Astral Video (Mid 1985-1996)
  • Vidtex Video
  • Media West, Inc. (Low-budget Canadian counterpart of Worldvision Home Video)
  • Alliance Releasing
  • Video MPA
  • Metrodome Distribution (2003–2005)
  • Canadian Video Factory
  • Junior Home Video
  • Imavision
  • BFS Video (distributor of old BBC and ITV programs from the UK)
  • La mouche et l'elephant/PR Vidéo (French-language)

Colombia Colombia

  • Kyron Home Video
  • Cinevideo
  • Contacto Video
  • Video Presidente
  • Magnum Video S.A
  • Video Factory Ltda.
  • Alfavideo
  • Video Hit S.A
  • Condor Video

Chile Chile

  • Video Chile
  • Transvideo
  • Empresa Trasandina de Video (ETV)
  • LK-TEL Video

Denmark Denmark

  • Video Action
  • Filmlab Video
  • Starbox Video

Finland Finland

  • Magnum Video (no relation to the low-budget B-movie label now owned by Lions Gate)
  • Nordic Video
  • Capitol Video (released several films from the former Soviet Union)

France France

  • StudioCanal Video
  • Gaumont/Columbia-TriStar Home Video
  • Delta Video
  • UGC Video
  • Fil-à-Film
  • New Family Video
  • TF1 Video
  • Carrére Video
  • Sunrise
  • Initial Home Video
  • Mondial Home Video
  • Régie Cassette Video
  • Challenge Video Productions

Germany Germany

  • Kiddinx Video
  • RTL Video
  • VPS Video Programme Service
  • Atlas Film Video
  • ITT-Contrast Video
  • Select Video
  • UFA Video
  • All Video
  • EuroVideo

Greece Greece

Hong Kong Hong Kong

  • Ocean Shores Video (1975-)
  • Era Films (HK) Limited
  • Deltamac (HK) Co., Ltd. (1992-)
  • Universe Laser & Video Co., Ltd. (1986-)
  • Mei Ah Entertainment (1984-)

India India

Italy Italy

  • Torino Video (1980s)
  • Medusa Video
  • Fonit Cetra Video
  • Ricordi Video
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment Italia

Japan Japan

  • Bandai Visual - Emotion (1983-)
  • Toei Home Video (?-Present)
  • Pony Video (dates unknown)

Mexico Mexico

  • Televisa Home Entertainment (dates unknown)
  • Video Emoción (1980s-Early 1990s)
  • VideoVisa

Netherlands The Netherlands

  • Converge Video (1980s)
  • Video Screen
  • Eagle 6 Video
  • Bridge Entertainment DVD
  • Classic Video Movies
  • Video Garant
  • European Video Corporation

 Norway

  • ABC Video (1980s)
  • Big Partner (1980s)
  • CCV (Club Consult Video) (1980s)
  • C.P. Entertainment (1980s)
  • Fram Film (1980s)
  • HVC Video Vision AS (1980s)
  • Intervideo (1980s)
  • In Video (1980s)
  • JEL Video (1980s)
  • Mayco AS (1980s)
  • Nord Video (1980s)
  • Novio AS (Later renamed "Nye Novio") (1980s)
  • OVC (Oslo Video Center) (1980s)
  • Panorama (1980s)
  • Screen Entertainment (1980s)
  • VCM (1980s)
  • Videohuset (1980s)

Philippines Philippines

  • C-Interactive Digital Entertainment
  • Magnavision Home Video
  • Solar Entertainment
  • Viva Video
  • Warner Home Video Philippines

Russia Russia

  • Big Plan (Russian: Крупный план) (1990-)
  • CP Digital
  • Gemini
  • Most Video (1999-)
  • Premier Video Film (1996-)
  • Premier Multimedia
  • Union Video (Russian: Союз Видео) (1990s-)
  • VideoServis (1990s-)
  • Varus Video (1990s)
  • West Multimedia (1994-)

Portugal Portugal

  • RTP Home Video
  • Class Vidéo (????)
  • Club Privé Vidéo (1992–Present)

South Africa South Africa

Spain Spain

  • Filmax Home Video (1988–Present)
  • Video Diversíon (Mid-1980s)
  • Lauren Films Video (1980s-Present)
  • Viva Home Video (1980s)
  • Video Colección (1990s, Spain's version of The Video Collection/Strand-VCI Entertainment/Strand Home Video)

Sweden Sweden

  • Baroness VideoVision
  • International Promotions, Inc.
  • PRT Elektronik
  • Trix Videofilmer
  • Video Invest
  • Videce Videocentralen
  • Mariann Video
  • Esselte Video
  • Walthers Video

Turkey Turkey

  • Cabecera Home Video (Alparslan)

United Kingdom United Kingdom

Venezuela Venezuela

  • Blancic Video
  • Videorama
  • Venevista Video
  • Video-Rodven
  • Gran Video
  • Video Venus
  • Videos De Venezuela
  • Blue Diamond Video
  • Intervideo

See also[edit]