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Vivendi

Vivendi
Company nameVivendi S.A.
Company typeSociété Anonyme
IndustryMedia, telecommunication
FoundedDecember 14, 1853 (as Compagnie générale des eaux)
1998 (as Vivendi)
HeadquartersParis
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleJean-Bernard Lévy (CEO), Jean-René Fourtou (Chairman)
ProductsMusic publishing, film production, publishing, pay TV services, television broadcasting, telecommunication services, video game publishing
Revenue-28.88 billion (2010)
Operating income-4.871 billion (2010)
Net income-2.198 billion (2010)
Total assets-58.99 billion (end 2010)
Total equity-28.17 billion (end 2010)
Employees54,560 (FTE, average 2010)
SubsidiaryCanal+ Group
Vivendi Entertainment
Universal Music Group
Activision Blizzard (54%)
GVT (99.17%)
Maroc Telecom (53%)
SFR (100%)

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Vivendi SA (formerly known as Vivendi Universal) is a French international media conglomerate with activities in music, television and film, publishing, telecommunications, the Internet, and video games. It is headquartered in Paris.

Vivendi Video

HOT BACHATA with Nestor and Katrina - Australian Bachata Championships 2010
2.83 min. | 4.59 user rating
eDome - www.edome.net World in Conflict - New York trailer Massive Entertainment Vivendi RTS PC strategy war game plaza.fi plaza.fi plaza.fi World in Conflict asks the terrifying question, what if the Cold War didn't end? The award-winning game represents the next-generation of strategy titles, pitting Cold War-era superpowers against one another with completely destructible 3D battlefields and blistering visuals using DX10 technology. World in Conflict features an innovative gameplay mechanism that removes traditional resource-gathering and base-building in favor of non-stop combat, tactical decisions and FPS-like intense action. The game also features a deep single-player campaign that showcases Hollywood-quality storytelling of the Cold War gone hot. Features in World in Conflict include: ⢠Action-Focused Gameplay: World in Conflict focuses on tactical combat to create a game that is fast and hard-hitting -- much like an FPS -- by removing traditional base-building and resource gathering in favor of instant warfare and by doing so, creating a new category of PC games: Action-Strategy ⢠Dramatic Single-Player Campaign: World in Conflict's single player mode will offer a deep and emotional storyline created by renowned author and cold war authority, Larry Bond; players will strap on the combat boots of a young field commander featuring Hollywood voice-over talent and a thrilling personal journey through World War III ⢠Accessibility: World in Conflict's FPS-like control <b>...</b>
1.82 min. | 4.90 user rating
For Vivendi we collaborated in making a conversion of an advertisement for Mc Donald's. This involved our transforming the well-known Crash Bandicoot and Coco characters into 3D and then animating them. The figures were then rendered with the assistance of an HDRI lighting model, which had to be matched to the available environmental lighting of a real-time film recording and then lastly everything was reworked in 2D.
0.35 min. | 4.67 user rating
Half Life 2 1984 Trailer [HD] Developer: Valve Software Release: 5/26/2010 Genre: FPS Platform: PC/MAC Publisher: Vivendi Games Website: www.whatistheorangebox.com Pick up the crowbar of research scientist Gordon Freeman, and find yourself on an alien-infested Earth being picked to the bone, its resources depleted, its populace dwindling. You must rescue the world from the wrong you unleashed back at Black Mesa. The original Half-Life sent a shock through the game industry with its combination of pounding action and continuous, immersive storytelling. Valve's debut title won more than 50 Game of the Year awards, was named "Best Game Ever" by PC Gamer, and launched a franchise which has since sold over 11 million units worldwide. By taking the suspense, challenge and visceral charge of the original Half-Life and adding startling new realism and responsiveness, Half-Life 2 opens the door to a world where the players presence affects everything around him or her, from the physical environment to the behaviors and even the emotions of both friends and enemies. Follow Machinima on Twitter! Machinima twitter.com Inside Gaming twitter.com Machinima Respawn twitter.com Machinima Entertainment, Technology, Culture twitter.com FOR MORE MACHINIMA, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com FOR MORE SPORTS GAMEPLAY, GO TO: www.youtube.com TAGS: Half Life 2 Mac 1984 Trailer [HD] machinima video game xbox 360 xbox360 microsoft playstation3 ps3 playstation 3 sony <b>...</b>
0.73 min. | 4.69 user rating
To launch its buzz, Zaoza (by vivendi), an intercative content platform adressed its message to inluencial bloggers using this personnalized video.
0.33 min. | 4.64 user rating
Renee with full fashioned nylons www.ars-vivendi.de
2.22 min. | 4.5 user rating
The latest trailer of Vivendi game, Eragon. VG-Reloaded.com
1.87 min. | 4.14 user rating
Yes.. the car stalled out. .... The Ecto-1 from Sony was making a little showing at Best Buy HQ in Minnesota today. The car was being shown by Vivendi Games in Promotion of the Ghostbusters Video Game. Here is one of several videos of the car in action.
1.18 min. | 4.89 user rating
Half life 2 soundtrack by Kelly Bailey. Song is called Something secret steers us. © Valve Corporation/Vivendi Universal Games , all rights reserved. Half life 2 is a trademark of Valve Corporation. Album published and distributed by Vivendi Universal Games (not anymore -valve corp now).
2.02 min. | 4.97 user rating
Nylons, High Heels, enge Röcke - das ist die Glamourwelt von Nylons-N-Heels. Natürlich dürfen da die Blackfoot Nahtnylons von Ars Vivendi nicht fehlen Bezugsquelle: www.ars-vivendi.de
1.58 min. | 4.35 user rating

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Press Start on Activision Blizzard - msnbc.com Tweet this news
msnbc.com--Formed by the merger of Activision and -Vivendi- in 2008, Activision Blizzard is a market leader in video game publishing, covering everything from Guitar ... - Date : Mon, 01 Nov 2010 14:32:02 GMT+00:00
Canal+ interested in Digital+ - Rapid tv news Tweet this news
Rapid tv news--Canal+ Group, owned by media group -Vivendi-, wants to get back into the Spanish market. Bertrand Méheut, CEO of Canal+, declared his interest in buying into ... - Date : Tue, 02 Nov 2010 08:38:57 GMT+00:00
Universal CityWalk, L.A.'s Premier Free Music Venue, Unveils New Outdoor ... - PR Newswire (press release) Tweet this news
PR Newswire (press release)--Formed in May of 2004 through the combining of NBC and -Vivendi- Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and ... - Date : Tue, 02 Nov 2010 11:03:49 GMT+00:00
A Squared inks Vivendi output deal - Variety Tweet this news
Variety--By MICHAEL SULLIVAN A Squared Entertainment has signed an output deal with -Vivendi- Entertainment for a handful of its kidvid properties and toon tie-ins ... - Date : Mon, 01 Nov 2010 11:51:21 GMT+00:00
Vivendi Refinances 1 Billion Euros of Credit Line - BusinessWeek Tweet this news
BusinessWeek--July 23 (Bloomberg) -- -Vivendi- SA, the owner of the world's largest music and video-game companies, said it refinanced a 1 billion-euro ($1.29 billion) ... - Date : Fri, 23 Jul 2010 12:24:54 GMT+00:00
Prosecutors: ex-Vivendi chief should be acquitted - The Associated Press Tweet this news
The Associated Press--PARIS � A French prosecutor asked a court Wednesday to acquit former -Vivendi- CEO Jean-Marie Messier and other ex-executives of misleading investors about ... - Date : Wed, 23 Jun 2010 16:20:34 GMT+00:00
Porsche, Vivendi Say Ruling Helps Fighting US Suits - BusinessWeek Tweet this news
BusinessWeek--June 25 (Bloomberg) -- Porsche SE and -Vivendi- SA said a ruling by the US Supreme Court limiting foreign investors' ability to sue ... - Date : Fri, 25 Jun 2010 15:38:16 GMT+00:00
Vivendi Dishes More Horrors on Blu-ray This Fall -- Feast, Black Christmas ... - Dread Central Tweet this news
Dread Central---Vivendi- Entertainment announced today that they will be releasing a load of horror flicks to Blu-ray this fall just in time for the Halloween season. ... - Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2010 19:52:14 GMT+00:00
Activision okays fan-made King's Quest sequel - Neoseeker Tweet this news
Neoseeker--In 2005, -Vivendi- put a temporary stop to Phoenix Online Studios' fan-made King's Quest sequel, later granting them a non-commercial license so that ... - Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2010 08:53:19 GMT+00:00
Moment of truth for Italian carmakers - Financial Times Tweet this news
Financial Times---Vivendi- and Lagardère are currently engaged in an intriguing game of poker over the French Canal Plus pay-television network. -Vivendi- owns 80 per cent of ... - Date : Wed, 30 Jun 2010 22:02:22 GMT+00:00

Vivendi (assets)

DirectorsJean-René Fourtou * Henri Lachmann * Claude Bébéar * Gérard Brémond * Fernando Falcó y Fernández de Córdova * Sarah Franck * Gabriel Hawawini * Patrick Kron * Andrzej Olechowski * Pierre Rodocanachi * Karel Van Miert
Canal+ GroupCanal+ * CanalSat * StudioCanal * Canal Overseas * Optimum Releasing
Maroc Telecom (51%)Maroc Telecom * Gabon Telecom * Menara, Maroc Telecom * Mauritel * Onatel
SFR (56%)SFR * Neuf Cegetel
Universal Music GroupUniversal Music Publishing Group * Universal Music Distribution * Interscope-Geffen-A&M * Island Def Jam Music Group * Universal Motown Republic Group * Universal Music Group Nashville * Verve Music Group * Decca Label Group * Universal Music Latin Entertainment * Universal Music Enterprises * Fontana Distribution * Show Dog-Universal Music * V2/Co-operative Music * Polydor Records * Mercury Music Group * Island Records Group * Universal Music TV * Universal Classics and Jazz
Activision Blizzard (52%)Activision * Activision Value * Bizarre Creations * Blizzard Entertainment * Beenox * Infinity Ward * Neversoft * Raven Software * Toys For Bob * Treyarch * Vicarious Visions * Radical Entertainment * High Moon Studios * Sierra Online * 7 Studios
Other assetsNBC Universal (20%) * GVT (58%)

FR CAC 40 companies of France

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