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500 South Buena Vista Street

Burbank, CA 91521

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Phone: 818-560-1000


ey Cruise Line (DCL) DCL is a four-ship vacation cruise line, which operates out of ports in North America and Europe. The Disney Magic and the Disney Wonder are 85,000-ton 877-stateroom ships, and the Disney Dream and the Disney Fantasy are 130,000-ton 1,250-stateroom ships. DCL caters to families, children, teenagers and adults, with distinctly-themed areas and activities for each group. Many cruise vacations include a visit to Disney’s Castaway Cay, a 1,000-acre private Bahamian island. Adventures by Disney Adventures by Disney offers all-inclusive guided vacation tour packages predominantly at non-Disney sites around the world. The company offered 29 different tour packages during 2015. Walt Disney Imagineering Walt Disney Imagineering provides master planning, real estate development, attraction, entertainment and show design, engineering support, production support, project management and other development services, including research and development for the company’s Parks and Resorts operations. Studio Entertainment Segment The Studio Entertainment segment produces and acquires live-action and animated motion pictures, direct-to-video content, musical recordings and live stage plays. The businesses in the Studio Entertainment segment generate revenue from the distribution of films in the theatrical, home entertainment and television markets, stage play ticket sales, the distribution of recorded music and licensing revenues from live entertainment events. The company distributes films primarily under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and Touchstone banners. The company produces and distributes Indian movies through its UTV banner. In 2009, the company entered into an agreement with DreamWorks Studios (DreamWorks) to distribute live-action motion pictures produced by DreamWorks for seven years under the Touchstone Pictures banner for which the company receives a distribution fee. As of October 3, 2015, the company has distributed 11 DreamWorks films. The company distributes all Marvel-produced films with the exception of The Incredible Hulk, which is distributed by a third-party studio. Theatrical Market The company produces and distributes both live-action films and full-length animated films. In the domestic theatrical market, the company generally distributes and markets its filmed products directly. In most major international markets, the company distributes its filmed products directly while in other markets its films are distributed by independent distribution companies or joint ventures. Home Entertainment Market In the domestic market, the company distributes home entertainment releases directly under each of its motion picture banners. In international markets, the company distributes home entertainment releases under each of its motion picture banners both directly and through independent distribution companies. In addition, the company acquires and produces original content for direct-to-video release. As of October 3, 2015, the company had approximately 1,400 active produced and acquired titles, including 1,000 live-action titles and 400 animated titles, in the domestic home entertainment marketplace and approximately 2,500 active produced and acquired titles, including 1,900 live-action titles and 600 animated titles, in the international marketplace. Television Market Pay-Per-View (PPV)/Video-on-Demand (VOD): Concurrently with physical home entertainment distribution, the company licenses titles to PPV/VOD service providers for electronic delivery to consumers for a specified rental period. Pay Television (Pay 1): There are generally three pay television windows. The first window is generally eighteen months in duration and follows the PPV/VOD window. The company has licensed exclusive domestic pay television rights to substantially all films released theatrically through calendar year 2015 under the Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar and Touchstone Pictures banners, along with films released under the Marvel banner starting with Iron Man 3 to the Starz pay television service. DreamWorks titles distributed by the company are licensed to S


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