Disney is ending its vault program, giving Disney+ a huge boost [The Verge]

Disney is restructuring around its new streaming business.

Disney is ending its vault program, giving Disney+ a huge boost [The Verge]

By Julia Alexander

March 7, 2019 | Disney+, the company’s upcoming streaming service, will carry Disney’s entire catalog of animated films, ending Disney’s long-standing “vault” program. CEO Bob Iger told shareholders today that Disney+ “at some point fairly soon after launch” will carry films that “traditionally have been kept in a ‘vault’ and brought out basically every few years.”

That’s a major policy change for the company, which, until now, has deliberately created artificial shortages of its films via extremely limited re-releases.

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