London, 15 February 2018 – The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has today announced that it has welcomed High Fliers Films to the fold as a full member. Joining with immediate effect, the Pinewood-based outfit takes its place around the table alongside the full mix of major and independent studios, content providers and suppliers who make up the BASE membership and who collectively represent the vast majority of players in the £2.69 billion video category.
Founded in 1988, the company operates across all screen entertainment platforms including home video, theatrical, VOD, digital and TV. With 2018 marking High Fliers Films thirtieth year in the industry, the company has built an enviable reputation thanks it’s talented in-house team developing a diverse catalogue of mainstream and genre product that features a veritable who’s who of A-list talent including Channing Tatum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Paul Rudd, Denzel Washington, Nicholas Cage and many more. In 2014 the company also branched out into production, with two highly successful One Direction documentaries marking an exciting new focus.
Speaking about joining BASE, May Monteiro, Managing Director at High Fliers Films said: “I am thrilled to kick off our thirtieth anniversary year by confirming our membership of BASE. The team there is proactively driving a constant chain of invaluable insights, educational initiatives and marketing and communications projects that have made a real difference to the visibility of the category as a whole and now more than ever we have identified the need to be part of that conversation. The ethos of invention, category invigoration and collaboration that defines BASE is one that High Fliers shares so this announcement marks the start of a fantastic future and indeed the next thirty years!”
Liz Bales, Chief Executive at BASE, said: “High Fliers Films are a key independent player and a most welcome addition to the BASE membership. It is testament to our inclusive and collaborative approach that we continue to engage with category stakeholders from across the board and within that context I can’t underplay how thrilled we are to be able to bring the breadth of experience of the High Fliers Films team into that mix.“