Advanced Television

Blu-ray

The Bezonians set for UK release on May 2

From the creator of Smoking Guns, Original Gangster and Red Rage comes Savvas D. Michael’s latest crime thriller, The Bezonians. The film will be available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download from May 2nd. The film stars ex-footballer and film hard-man Vinnie Jones (Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels / Snatch), alongside Marina Sirtis (Star Trek), […]

March 15, 2022

Campaign highlights new home ent releases

The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has launched a three-month cross-category media campaign to capture consumer attention and drive awareness of the packed new release slate coming to the high street and digital retailers across the coming months. For the first time on broadcast radio, a multi-layered marketing and PR campaign will deliver the […]

October 8, 2021By Colin Mann

Brit extradited to US on movie piracy charges

George Bridi, a citizen of the UK, has been extradited to the US from Cyprus on charges of conspiracy to commit copyright infringement, wire fraud conspiracy, and conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property, for his involvement in the Sparks Group, an international piracy group that illegally distributed movies and television shows online. Bridi […]

September 2, 2021By Colin Mann

Crunchyroll: A giant leap for Anime

An anime character’s dream came true when a 10cm plastic figurine of Senku, a character in the anime series Dr. Stone, was launched 35,032 metres into space from a field in Sheffield. Masterminded by Crunchyroll, the world’s biggest anime brand in collaboration with manga publishers Kazé, the replica of Senku, a teen genius who uses […]

June 25, 2021

Analyst: Will SVoDs replace pay-TV?

In presenting an overview of the changing TV and media landscape, Tristan Veale, Market Analyst at Futuresource Consulting has questioned whether shifting content consumption habits will lead to an SVoD future at the expense of traditional pay-TV. “Consumers inform content creators of their preferences by voting with their money,” he notes . “Globally, pay-TV subscription […]

December 18, 2020By Colin Mann