Hollywood, CA, October 4, 2006 - David Naylor, head of The DVD Group, Hollywood‘s premiere producer of featurettes, documentaries and other bonus features for mainstream feature films and television series released on DVD, has been added as a panelist to the Home Media Retailing‘s TV/DVD
Conference on Oct. 5. Naylor and his company have recently produced bonus features for several hit TV series on DVD, including “Lost,” “Alias,” “Criminal Minds” and “The Simpsons.”
Mr. Naylor will participate in a session entitled “Crossing Channels,” which will be held from 11-11:45 am on Oct. 5th at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.
The session is described as follows: The worlds of television and DVD are converging--fast. The success of “Family Guy” on DVD brought the show back to life on the Fox network. Sony Television has just announced a new initiative in which it plans on developing series for DVD. What changes has TV DVD brought to the broadcast studio, and what can we expect to see in the future?
In addition to Mr. Naylor, the panel will also feature moderator Andrew Wallenstein, TV editor, The Hollywood Reporter, and panelists Jeff Brown, SVP and general manager, franchise, Warner Home Video and Sofia Chang, VP of marketing, HBO Video.
ABOUT THE DVD GROUP:
Based in Hollywood and helmed by David Naylor, The DVD Group is a multi-award winning DVD Added Value production company whose clients include most of the major motion picture studios. The DVD Group has provided original DVD content to many other major feature film and television series DVD releases. On the film to DVD front, the company has worked on the soon to be released “Mission Impossible 3,” as well as “Dr. Strangelove,” “The Hustler,” “Lord of War,” “On Golden Pond,” “On the Waterfront,” “The People vs. Larry Flynt,” “Tora! Tora! Tora!” “The Upside of Anger,” “The Verdict,” and “Willard,” to name some.
For television series which have become DVD releases, The DVD Group has provided original content to such shows as “Alias,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Carnivale,” “Criminal Minds,” “Felicity,” “Lost,” “Medium,” “Moonlighting,” “The Simpsons” and “The X-Files,” among others.