Thursday, September 27, 2007

Further Details of 'Shrek the Third' HD DVD

We've earlier posted about Shrek the Third being announced on HD DVD and this HD DVD title will be available to own starting November 13 at $39.98 SRP each.

Main feature on the HD DVD is presented in 1080p High Definition 1.85:1 with Dolby Digita-Plus 5.1 (English, French & Spanish) audio options. English [SDH], French, Portuguese & Spanish subtitle options are provided.

Paramount has issued a press release today providing a detailed explanation of each item in the list of bonus materials...

The HD DVD includes a number of interactive and web-enabled features. "The Animators' Corner" is an all-new, interactive, picture-in-picture experience featuring storyboards relevant to the scenes on screen, plus branching to the "Lost Scenes;" "The World of Shrek" is a movie guide that provides biographies of key characters and the actors who voice them; "My Menus" are customizable character-themed menus; "Shrek's Trivia Track" features pop-up fun facts; and "Donkey's Digital Coloring Book" is an interactive coloring book that allows viewers to digitally paint their favorite scenes.

The Shrek the Third DVD and HD DVD presentations offer not only a fantastically entertaining movie but also a swamp full of bonus content for fans of all ages:
  • Shrek's Guide to Parenthood - Donkey, Puss in Boots, Pinocchio and Gingy offer their priceless parenting tips for Shrek & Fiona!
  • Meet the Cast & Behind-the-Scenes featurette
  • Lost Scenes
  • Tech of Shrek
  • Hilarious Donkey Dance music video
  • Big Green Goofs
  • DreamWorks Animation Video Jukebox
  • DreamWorks Kids - This Way to Play - Fun and creative bonus features for kids, including:
    - Learn to Donkey Dance: You've seen his video, now Donkey teaches the moves
    - How to Be Green: Shrek and Donkey give kids fun and simple tips on how to be environmentally friendly every day (from conserving water and energy to building your very own worm farm)
    - Merlin's Magic Crystal Ball: Let Merlin answer all of your deepest questions

Exclusive HD DVD Features:

  • The Animators' Corner: A feature-length picture-in-picture storyboard reel with a contextual branch to lost scenes
  • My Menus: Customize your menus with themes based on your favorite character, choosing from Shrek, Donkey, Fiona, Puss in Boots and Gingy
  • Web-Enabled Downloadable Features:
    - Shrek's Trivia Track: Discover hilarious trivia with pop-up facts
  • Future Web-Enabled Downloadable Features:
    - The World of Shrek: A movie guide with biographies of talent and characters from the film
    - Donkey's Digital Coloring Book: Interactive feature allows you to digitally paint your favorite scenes



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