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Video Store DVD Awards.....    July 2001

Just released by VIDEO STORE Magazine "The 4th Annual DVD Award Winners". As Follows:

Best Authoring: Se7en, Cast Away, M:I-2 (Mission Impossible 2), The Rocky Horror Picture Show, and XMen

Best Video Compression: Cast Away, Magnolia, The Patriot, Se7en, Unbreakable "Vista Series" Collectors Set

Best Audio Compression: Cast Away, The Patriot, Se7en, U-571, Unbreakable "Vista Series" Collectors Set

Best 5.1 Channel Audio Mix (Movie): Se7en -certificates of excellence to: Dinosaur Collectors Edition, Fantasia 2000, U-571, Unbreakable "Vista Series" Collectors Set

Best 5.1 Channel Audio Mix (Music): Don Henley; Live Inside Job -certificates of excellence to: The Eurthmics: Peace Tour, Barry Manilow: Manilow Live, Moody Blues: Hall of Fame, Aaron Neville: Devotion

Best DVD-Video Music Program: Santana: The Supernatural Tour -certificates of excellence to: The Chieftains: Live Over Ireland, Bobby Darin:Mack is Back, Don Henley: Live Inside Job, Barry Manilow:Manilow Live

Best DVD-Audio Program: Buena Vista Social Club -certificates of excellence to: Fleetwood Mac: Rumours, Studio Voodoo

Best Interactive Feature: Ultimate Scream Collection "The Cutting Room"

Best Online Feature (tie): Jurassic park "On the Jurassic Park III Set with Stan Winston"      M:I-2 (Mission Impossible 2) "M:I-2 DVD Online"

Best Game: Dinosaur Collectors edition "Aladars Adventure"

Best Deleted Scenes: This is Spinal Tap -certificates of excellence to: Erin Brockovich, Fantasia, Gladiator, Magnolia

Best Hidden Features: Gladiator -certificates of excellence to: Little Nicky, Magnolia, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Toy Story 2

Best Menu Design: The James Bond Collection "007 Volume 3" -certificates of excellence to: The Bridge on the River Kwai, Fantasia Anthology Collectors Edition, M:I-2, requiem for a Dream, Se7en

Best Made-for-DVD Program: Se7en "Mastering for the Home Theater" -certificates of excellence to: Fantasia "the Making of Fantasia", Gladiator "Production Diary" and Treasure Chest", Unbreakable "Vista series" Collectors Set - " Comic Books and Superheroes" and "train Station Sequence: Multi-Angle"

Best Special Feature: Toy Story: The Ultimate Toy Box "3-D Flyaround Tours" -certificates of excellence to: Dinosaur Collectors Edition "Aladar's Adventure and Dinopedia"-Animated Dinosaur Fun Facts, Rocky Horror Picture Show "Audience Participation Track", Se7en - Opening Title Sequence, Superman, The Movie: Special Edition -Four Documentaries and Screen Tests

Best Performance on a Commentary: This is Spinal Tap "Audio Commentary by Spinal Tap" -certificates of excellence to: Dogma Special edition, Gladiator, The Killing Fields, Se7en

Best Packaging: Lawrence of Arabia -certificates of excellence to: magnolia, Se7en, the Sopranos: The Complete First season, Toy Story; The Ultimate Toy Box, The X-Files: Season 3

Best Restoration: Touch of Evil -certificates of excellence to: Barry Lyndon, Ben-Hur, Fantasia Anthology Collector's Edition, Lawrence of Arabia

Best Director's Cut: Any Given Sunday Special edition Director's Cut -certificates of excellence to: requiem for a Dream, Superman, The Movie: Special Edition

Best Special Edition: Toy Story: The Ultimate Toy Box -certificates of excellence to: Fantasia Anthology Collectors Edition, Gladiator, Se7en, This is Spinal Tap

Best Innovation: Toy Story: The Ultimate Toy Box "Mixing Demo" -certificates of excellence to: Bedazzled, Bring It On

Best Show: Toy Story: The Ultimate Toy Box -certificates of excellence to: Gladiator, Se7en, The Sopranos: The Complete First season, This is Spinal Tap.