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Data: UK home entertainment market at £4.4bn

Figures from the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) and the Official Charts Company (OCC) reveal a dominant UK Home Entertainment category in 2022 with a value of £4.43 billion (€5bn). The total value of the UK Screen Entertainment category for the year was £11 billion, including Home Entertainment, Cinema, and pay-TV, which demonstrates 12 […]

February 1, 2023By Colin Mann

‘One Night Only’ promotion from BASE

UK trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has launched ‘One Night Only’, suggesting it is a first-of-its-kind weekly UK wide 24-hour film and TV promotion which will run across Prime Video, the Apple TV App, BT TV Store, CHILI, Sky Store and the Virgin Media Store. Informed by insights driven from the […]

November 3, 2022By Colin Mann

BASE showcases the simplicity of a home movie night

Trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) is releasing what it says is a UK first – with the launch of a multi-channelled educational video showcasing a step-by-step guide on renting or downloading a film or TV boxset from your favourite store. “With several digital stores to buy or rent movies from, it […]

October 12, 2022By Colin Mann

Partnership promotes family-friendly films

Trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE), in association with FindAnyFilm.com, is collaborating with the UK’s most extensive online network for parents, Mumsnet, with the launch of the ‘What to Watch’ Club, a site first for the platform, to amplify the renaissance of home entertainment that continues to emerge post-lockdown with families and […]

June 7, 2022By Colin Mann

Data: Record year for UK home entertainment

Figures released by the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) spotlight the renaissance of UK Home Entertainment, as its value rose to £3.7 billion (€3.1bn) in 2021. Based on data from the Official Charts Company, Futuresource Consulting, Omdia, and Kantar, this demonstrates 13.3 per cent growth Year on Year (YoY), finishing 2021 on a high […]

January 5, 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

The Movie Partnership joins BASE

Trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE), which represents the interests of publishers and rights-owners of pre-recorded filmed entertainment, has confirmed the addition of The Movie Partnership (TMP) to its membership with immediate effect. Founded in 2009, TMP works with independent distributors, sales agents, producers, and financiers, releasing over 3,500 films and 2,000 […]

February 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

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