Star Wars:Episode I - The Phantom Menace picked up four awards at yesterday's 5th Annual DVD Awards in LosAngeles, dominating a ceremony that saw honours go to old and new titles alike.
TwentiethCentury Fox Home Entertainment's Episode I won the Viewers' Choice, Best Menu Design and BestAuthoring awards as well as the accolade for Best Audio Presentation, which ittied with Buena Vista Home Entertainment's Pearl Harbor.
Orson Welles's1941 masterpiece Citizen Kane received the Best Of Show award for Warner Home Video while BestSpecial Edition DVD went to Paramount Home Entertainment's The Godfather DVD box set.
The fulllist of winners:
Best Of Show DVD- Citizen Kane(Warner Home Video)
Best Special Edition DVD - The Godfather DVD collection (Paramount Home Entertainment)
Best Standard Release DVD - Legend Of 1900 (Image Entertainment)
Best Educational/Documentary DVD - Ken Burns: Jazz (Warner Home Video)
Best Music Release DVD - Elevation 2001: U2 Live From Boston (Dreamchaser Productions)
Best Restoration DVD - Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs (Buena Vista Home Entertainment)
Best DVD-Audio/Non-Video - Queen - A Night At The Opera (DTS Entertainment)
Best DVD ROM Support - Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (Warner Home Video)
Viewers' Choice Award - Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment)
Best Video Presentation - Shrek (Dreamworks Home Entertainment)
Best Audio Presentation (TIE) - Pearl Harbor: Vista Series (Buena Vista Home Entertainment) and StarWars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment)
Best Packaging - Evil Dead - Book Of The Dead (Anchor Bay Entertainment)
Best Menu Design - Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment)
Best Authoring - Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (20th Century Fox Home Entertainment)
Special Achievement - John Q (New Line Home Entertainment)
DVD Pioneer Award - Benjamin Feingold, president, Columbia TriStar MotionPicture Group
* Warner Home Video is to release Scooby-Doo on DVD and VHS for sale on October 11.The live action TV adaptation grossed $151.1m in theatres this summer and starsSarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze Jr, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellinias the super sleuths, while Scooby himself is digitally animated. The DVD menuincludes commentaries from the cast and director Raja Gosnell, deleted scenes,games, an Outkast music video from the soundtrack and several featurettes aboutthe making of the movie.