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UK digital download sales top 100m

The Official Charts Company and British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) have revealed that there have been 100,000,000 digital downloads since Official Charts records began. The Official Charts Company (OCC) began tracking digital downloads of home entertainment titles in 2016, before launching the Official Film Chart in tandem with BASE in November 2018 – the […]

June 25, 2021

‘Unforgettable Entertainment’ campaign targets digital boost

Industry trade bodies the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) and Digital Entertainment Group International (DEGI) have launched what they say is the biggest ever cross-category marketing campaign with Unforgettable Entertainment, driving engagement from new, lapsed and existing digital transactional customers. Building on the success of the BASE/DEGI New Release-focused Mega Movie Week campaigns of […]

March 15, 2021By Colin Mann

SPE’s Marsh new BASE Chair

The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE), the body which represents the interests of publishers and rights-owners of pre-recorded filmed entertainment, has appointed Rob Marsh, Vice President Commercial (Home Entertainment) at Sony Pictures Entertainment, as the organisation’s new Chair announced with immediate effect. Marsh, who joined BASE Council in 2019, will serve as Chair alongside […]

February 9, 2021By Colin Mann

BASE announces 40th Annual Base Awards Winners

This year the British Association for Screen Entertainment brought the 40th anniversary BASE Awards home, with entrants and colleagues from across the industry finding their own ways to celebrate while they watched a series of specially made awards videos that announced who was commended, highly commended or a winning entry for this year’s 24 BASE […]

October 23, 2020

New UK chart reflects VoD rental growth

The UK’s Official Charts Company has launched a brand new digital rental chart and data service for the British video sector. The new service will provide the video category with the first monthly VoD chart service in the world to be based on data from digital retailers, delivering a view of consumer engagement with transactional […]

October 2, 2020

Study examines IP crime finance

A project from international defence and security think tank the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) is to examine the structure and disruption of illicit finance flows from intellectual property (IP) in the UK. The Institute says that IP crime poses a security threat to the

July 6, 2020By Colin Mann