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Futuresource joins BASE, DEGI

Futuresource Consulting, the market research consulting company, has become the newest hybrid member of the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) & DEGI: The Digital Entertainment Group International. Futuresource join as a hybrid member with an exclusive workshop crafted around findings from their syndicated surveys, including Living with Digital, Kids Tech and Audio Tech Lifestyles. […]

February 9, 2024

Barbie tops 2023 UK home entertainment sales

The first set of figures to be released in 2024 by the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) and Official Charts Company (OCC) crown Barbie the Queen of 2023 home entertainment, with 700k sales across Disc and Digital EST and VoD. (Official Charts Company (OCC) measures inividual content purchases on disc and digital, to rent, […]

January 8, 2024

Third Mega Movie Weekend kicks off

The third Mega Movie Weekend is live from November 17th to 19th with an all action selection of films to download and keep. The campaign is running across six key retailers: Prime Video, BT Store, Google TV, Rakuten TV, Sky Store and Virgin Media Store. Prices start from £1.99. Mega Movie Weekend titles include: Rambo: […]

November 17, 2023

Silk Factory joins BASE, DEGI

Silk Factory has become the newest hybrid member of the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) & DEGI: The Digital Entertainment Group International, with immediate effect. They join over 80 BASE and DEGI community members and partners in an prosperous time of collaboration, conversation, and rapid growth and change within the home entertainment industry. Silk […]

November 16, 2023

Justwatch joins BASE, DEGI

JustWatch has become the newest hybrid member of the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) & DEGI: The Digital Entertainment Group International, with immediate effect. They join over 30 BASE and DEGI community members. JustWatch is a media company built for modern-day entertainment, helping consumers discover the digital content they want via legal routes. Content […]

September 26, 2023

BASE launches Mega Movie Weekend

The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has launched Mega Movie Weekend, in association with the major UK distributors and retailers. A selection of titles will be available to Download & Keep for a limited-time at discounted prices during the third weekend of each month. The campaign offers deals on a mix of fresh releases, […]

September 15, 2023By Nik Roseveare

BASE Awards 2023: Shortlist Announced

The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has revealed the shortlist for the 43rd BASE Awards. The winners will be announced at the ceremony on November 2nd at the Camden Roundhouse. Over 50 companies are shortlisted across 31 categories, including retail, distribution, creative agencies, and inclusive of the wider home entertainment ecosystem. This year saw […]

September 13, 2023

Brown Bob announces new Cardiff base

Brown Bob, the independent production company based in London and founded in 2013 by Jacqueline Hewer and Nicki Gottlieb, has announced they are expanding with the opening of its Cardiff base, Brown Bob Cymru. The indie, whose ethos is “smart entertainment” has carved out a reputation in delivering high volume, returnable programmes. From fixed-rig factual […]

August 15, 2023

Gough jouns See-Saw Films

Picking Scabs, See-Saw Films’ and writer/showrunner Samantha Strauss’ joint venture, has announced that Louise Gough will join the production company as Executive Producer. Gough, who will report to Strauss and Liz Watts, See-Saw Film’s Head of Film and Television (Aus), joins Picking Scabs from Screen Australia where she was Head of Development. This new appointment […]

February 2, 2023

Top Gun: Maverick heads UK home ent rankings

Figures released by trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) and the Official Charts Company (OCC) show Top Gun: Maverick flying high as the biggest selling home entertainment title in 2022, with over 1.2 million sales across DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital EST (electronic sell-through). Spiderman: No Way Home swings in to second place […]

January 5, 2023By Colin Mann