The Phantom Menace nie wyszło jeszcze na DVD a tu już nominacje do pięciu nagród Video Premiere Awards:
It`s less than a month before the DVD debut of Episode I, but already the feature-packed two disc set has been nominated for five Video Premiere Awards by Variety`s Video Business publication.
The Phantom Menace earned nominations in each major DVD category of the industry awards:
Best Overall New Extra Features - The Episode I DVD boasts over six hours of bonus material in addition to a newly mastered presentation of the film.
Best Original Retrospective Documentary - "The Beginning", directed by Jon Shenk, is an hour-long documentary culled from over 600 hours of source material.
Best New, Enhanced or Reconstructed Movie Scenes - ILM has crafted newly completed sequences with full visual effects, supervised by Pablo Helman.
Best Audio Commentary - Accompanying the feature is a full-length commentary by writer/director George Lucas, producer Rick McCallum, editor/sound designer Ben Burtt, animation director Rob Coleman and visual effects supervisor John Knoll, Dennis Muren and Scott Squires.
Best DVD Menu Design - The DVD features fully animated immersive 3D menus created by Van Ling.
Nagrody The Video Premiere Awards przyznawane są za oryginalne produkcje, a rozdane zostaną 23 października 2001 r. w El Capitan Theater w Hollywood.