Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group

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Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group
legal form Corporation
founding 1998
Seat Burbank , California , USA
management Alan F. Horn , President
Branch Movie
Website Walt Disney Studios

The Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group, Inc. (formerly Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group ) is part of the Walt Disney Company and for the division Filmproduktion responsible at Disney. The prefix of the former company name "Buena Vista" comes from the earlier Buena Vista Company , which was founded by Walt Disney in 1955 , and is derived from Buena Vista Street in Burbank ( California ), where the original Walt Disney Studios were located. The “Buena Vista” brand was abandoned in 2007 and replaced by “Walt Disney”. The company is one of the so-called major studios , the six largest film companies in the United States .

The group of companies includes several subcontractors:

Furthermore, Miramax Films and ImageMovers Digital were part of the Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group until they were sold in 2010 and 2011, respectively . Hollywood Pictures closed in 2007.

The films from these companies are all loaned and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures . This distribution and distribution arm of Disney was known as Buena Vista International until 2007 . Today, the name Buena Vista is only used for video and DVD rental and distribution.


Alan F. Horn is the chairman on behalf of Walt Disney Studios. Bob Chapek became CEO of the Walt Disney Company in February 2020 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Mike Fleming: Elizabeth Gabler's Fox 2000 To Shutter As Disney Takes Over ( en ) In: Deadline Hollywood . March 21, 2019. Accessed July 23, 2019.
  2. Amy Adams' 'Woman in the Window' to Move to 2020 as Disney Retools Fox Film (en) . In: The Hollywood Reporter , July 9, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2019.