Are Sony Pictures trying to loose the Columbia Tristar brand?

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  1. cybersoga

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    Sony Pictures own Columbia Tristar - that's common knowlage, but are they trying to loose the Columbia Tristar brand and start using "Sony Pictures" on it's own - promoting the Sony name? I had an email from them today about Terminator 3 DVD, and when I clicked on it, it took me to the Sony Pictures UK website rather than Columbia Tristar as I expected.

    There's also the Buena Vista/Disney thing - are they going to start branding everything with the Disney logo like the DVD of Pirates of the Carribean?
     
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    Distribution and production are different areas.
    Distribution companies can even vary from country to country.
     
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    Who produced T3? Warner or Sony? I know it's being distributed by Warner in the US.

    *edit* I just realised what I said. T3 was produced by C2 Pictures (the new name for Carloco AFAIK).
     
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    Pulp Fiction is distributed by Buena Vista in the UK, imagine if that started with the Disney cindarella's castle intro!!!! lol :D
     
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    Production companies , Production studios and Distribution companies are all different things.

    A production company makes the movie , a production studio usually pays for it and a distribution company distributes it.... sometimes all three are the same somethimes all three are totally different.

    Carolco are a production company.
     
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    Ah, right. And sometimes production and distribution are the same company but under different names...
     
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    All sorts of mad nonsense.
    You end up with one wing of a production company deciding to go with a different company altogether for distribution because its own distribution wing runs as a completely seperate entity and bills them like any other company so they find they get a cheaper deal if the go for an entirely seperate , sometimes even rival company!

    Its mad.
     
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    Pirates of the Caribbean was a Disney film. It was well publicised (in America) that this was the first Disney film to get a PG-13 rating in the US. So don't worry, you won't be seeing Pulp Fiction with the Disney logo :D
     

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