Viva Entertainment

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Viva Entertainment
Type Multimedia production corporation
Industry Motion pictures, television shows, music albums
Founded New Manila, Quezon City, Philippines (1981 (1981))
Headquarters Quezon City and Ortigas Center, Pasig City, Philippines
Key people Vicente "Vic" del Rosario, Jr.
Vincent G. del Rosario III
Veronique del Rosario-Corpus
Net income Increase 121 million (January to October, 2007)[1]
Owners Vicente "Vic" del Rosario, Jr. (Chairman of the Board and CEO)
Website viva.com.ph

VIVA Entertainment, Inc., also known as Viva Communications Inc. is an entertainment company based in the Philippines. Founded in 1981 by Vicente "Vic" del Rosario, Jr.[2][3]

Viva is a one-stop shop for all your entertainment needs. Its synergized entertainment covers all media platforms such as film, music, video, cable TV, concert and events. Tagged as "The Home of the Stars", Viva manages the country's biggest and brightest actors, actresses, hosts, performers, singers and models.

Divisions[edit]

Notable brands and subsidiaries[edit]

Viva Cable TV[edit]

Pinoy Box Office[edit]

Main article: Pinoy Box Office

Pinoy Extreme[edit]

Main article: Pinoy Extreme

Viva Cinema[edit]

Main article: Viva Cinema

Viva TV[edit]

Main article: Viva TV (Philippines)

Viva Video, Inc.[edit]

Viva Video, Inc.
Trading name Viva Video
Type Subsidiary
Industry Home video
Founded 1977 (as Viva Video in the United States)
1983 (as Viva Home Entertainment)
1996 (as Viva Video in the Philippines)
Headquarters Viva Entertainment Head Office
7th Floor, East Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange Centre, Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Viva Integrated Warehouse:
61 Scout Madrinan Street, Barangay South Triangle, Quezon City
, Philippines
Key people Leigh G. Legazpi, assistant vice president of video marketing and label manager
Products Video CD, DVDs and Blu-ray Disc
Parent Viva Entertainment
Website Viva Video, Inc.

Viva Video, Inc. (formerly Viva Home Entertainment, doing business as Viva Video) is the exclusive distributor of video products for local and international studios in the Philippines. Viva Video, Inc. is the home video affiliate of Viva Entertainment, Inc.

Viva Video, Inc. is the home video and DVD distribution arm of Viva Entertainment with the exclusive distributor of video products including films and television series.

The company releases titles from the film and television library of VIVA Films, as well as programs from other Viva Entertainment companies. Currently, they also serve distributor for television and/or movie product licensed by Nickelodeon, Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Turner Entertainment Co., Cookie Jar Entertainment (partnership with DIC Entertainment until 2008), Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, Skyfilms, Nine Network (makers of Hi-5 DVD's for the Philippine market), Summit Entertainment, Lionsgate Home Entertainment, Sesame Workshop (makers of Sesame Street), HIT Entertainment, MGA Entertainment, in the United States, and product from VIVA Films, APT Entertainment, OctoArts Films, Regal Entertainment, Solar Entertainment, Studio5, GMA Films, and Star Cinema.

Viva Video holds licensees for:
Local


International

Viva Video City[edit]

Viva Video City is the video retail affiliate of Viva Video, the home video unit of Viva Entertainment, Inc.

Viva PSICOM Publishing[edit]

Viva PSICOM Publishing Corporation
Type Subsidiary
Industry publishing
Founded 1990 (as PSICOM Publishing Incorporated)
Founders Arnel Jose Gabriel
Headquarters Head Office:
7th Floor, East Tower, Philippine Stock Exchange Centre, Exchange Road, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Office, Printing Facilities and Warehouse:
6 Yale Street, Cubao, Quezon City
, Philippines
Area served Southeast Asia
Key people Vicente "Vic" del Rosario, Jr. (chairman and CEO)
Arnel Jose Gabriel (founder and vice chairman)
Jennifer Gabriel (president and COO)
Khuey Garces (editor)
Products books, magazines
Owners Viva Entertainment (50%)
Gabriel Family (50%)
Parent Viva Entertainment
(2013-present)
Website psicompublishing.com

Viva PSICOM Publishing Corporation (Viva PSICOM) is a publishing company jointly owned by Viva Entertainment and the Gabriel family. It was founded in 1990 by Arnel Jose Gabriel as a small desktop publisher, which later evolved into publishing the first Filipino wholly owned trade newspaper, the now-defunct Philippine IT Update.[4]

The company, then known as PSICOM, rose to fame through the Diary ng Panget tetralogy authored by HaveYouSeenThisGirL.

In August 2013, Viva Entertainment acquired 50% of the company stocks, and it was later renamed as Viva PSICOM.

Products[edit]

Magazines

  • OtakuZine
  • Otaku Asia
  • OtakuZine Anime Recommendation
  • FH&S
  • The GOLD Magazine
  • Bare

Horror

  • True Philippine Ghost Stories (Some stories were later adapted as episodes of GMA Network's Wag Kukurap.)
  • Haunted Philippines (Some stories were later adapted as episodes of GMA Network's Wag Kukurap.)
  • Pinoy Tales of Terror

Books by well-known authors

Wattpad

Artist notable[edit]

  • Yam Concepcion
  • Alex Gonzaga 20% Former of the state-controlled from 2011-2014 3 Years of Presidential Communications Operations Office

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