The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE), previously known as the British Video Association (BVA) exists to champion growth across the home entertainment market.

Worth £2.24bn in 2015 this diverse multichannel category covers the distribution of film, TV, sport, fitness, music video, children’s and special interest programming which UK audiences can watch in the format of their choice be that to own, rent or access via subscription.

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Alex Zane to present new Content Showcase at BASE MESA Entertainment Summit

BASE and MESA are proud to announce that presenter, writer and comedian Alex Zane will present the exclusive, dynamic and exciting content due for release in 2017 and beyond at this year’s BASE MESA Entertainment Summit.

Alex Zane is a presenter, writer and comedian. He began his career at the age of 18 when he became a finalist in SO YOU THINK YOU’RE FUNNY at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. A talented radio broadcaster, Alex began working at London radio station Xfm in 2002, and hosted the station’s prestigious breakfast Show for 2 years.

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 BASE & MESA Announce First Headline Speaker

BASE and MESA are proud to unveil the first in a fantastic line up of high profile speakers at the forthcoming BASE MESA Entertainment Summit as Marcus Arthur, President, UK & Eire; ANZ and Global Advertising, BBC Worldwide

In a session entitled Making The Unmissable Ownable Marcus will share insight into BBC Worldwide’s UK business including a sneak preview of future content.

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BASE Category Showcase and MESA Transforming Home Entertainment – Wednesday 7th September 2016


Bringing together two leading events from across the category, BASE and MESA invite you to Save The Date for the ultimate industry summit. Charting the future of the category, BASE will reveal the very latest in consumer trends and showcase dynamic and exciting content due for release in 2017 and beyond.

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