Cinemagic HD will be available through Sky+ HD to customers who take a Sky Movies subscription. Movies in the lineup for December include Ratatouille and Tinkerbell, followed by Sleeping Beauty and The Incredibles in the New Year.
"We're delighted to launch our first high definition channel in the UK and Disney Cinemagic's focus on movies made it the ideal choice for the HD format," said Michael Cairns, Cinemagic's general manager. "This deal with BSkyB underlines our commitment to using cutting edge technology to help create and distribute outstanding content and the HD format is set to add a new dimension to family's enjoyment of Disney animated movies."
Films available during December and January will include Ratatouille, Tinkerbell, Sleeping Beauty and The Incredibles.