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CROWDY

Introducing CROWDY: In-store Experts-on-Demand, Support Transactional Category

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BASE Awards 2022: Category Hero Spotlight

This year saw the return of the Category Hero Awards, an incredible acknowledgement of a special group of individuals who deserve recognition for their outstanding contribution to our industry.

We’re thrilled to be able to award […]

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UK Cinemas Come Together as the Industry Trust supports National Cinema Day

Cinema venues across the U.K. are coming together on September 3rd to celebrate cinema and cinema-going under the banner of National Cinema Day – a collaboration between Cinema First, the Film Distributors’ Association, and UK Cinema […]

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Nick Arran, Managing Director – GAME

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Industry Trust 2022 Infringement Summit

On February 4th, the UK Intellectual Property Office published a new five-year plan: the Counter Infringement Strategy 2022-2027. The strategy outlined a pathway of focus and collaboration to successfully address both the supply and demand […]

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The Queen’s 2022 Speech: Draft Legislations and Bills Applicable to the Film and TV industry

Delivered on 10 May 2022, the Queen’s Speech referenced two Bills of particular interest, applicable to the film and TV sectors. The below summary outlines the legislative proposals and benefits of both bills as well as […]

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Blaise Keen, Head of TVOD and EST, Rakuten TV

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Phil Halliday, Managing Director, HMV Retail

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UK’s Future Exhaustion of Intellectual Property Rights Regime

An update via the Alliance for Intellectual Property

When the UK left the EU, one of the new powers we gained was to decide our own UK IP Exhaustion regime.  Exhaustion regimes are important because they set […]

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BASE Pays Tribute To Former Director General Norman Abbott

It’s with great sadness that we share the news that Norman Abbott, the former Director General of the British Video Association, has passed away.

Liz Bales, Chief Executive at BASE said “We are deeply saddened to […]

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