Press Releases

Success across the video category celebrated at the 2016 BASE Awards

The 2016 BASE Awards took place on the 9th June at Tobacco Dock, attended by leaders from across the video industry including those from major and independent distributors, retailers, media owners and agencies.

BASE and MESA Announce First Headline Speaker

The British Association for Screen Entertainment has today launched the first in a series of education programmes The Digital Video Opportunity – driving growth in a multi-channel sector, which has been funded in partnership with Creative Skillset Film Skills Fund, the industry skills body for the Creative Industries.

BAFTA Award winner Claudia Winkleman to present 2016 BASE Awards

Claudia Winkleman returns to Tobacco Dock for the second year to present the 2016 British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) awards.

The Force is Strong with the Video Market as Star Wars Leads the Pack for Disc Ownership

Following the success of the 2015 Box Office figures, the video industry is now reaping the rewards of the strong slate filtering into retail as Star Wars – The Force Awakens sells through a magnificent 1,247,662 physical units.

BASE Awards 2016 – Shortlist Announced

The shortlist for the 2016 British Association for Screen Entertainment Awards has today been announced.

BASE Insight Forum 2016

BASE and ERA collaborate to drive the Video Category Forward in annual BASE Insight Forum with Oscar winning executive producer James Gay-Rees leading the stellar speaker line-up for the annual Forum.

BVA rebrands to the British Association for Screen Entertainment

The British Video Association (BVA) has today unveiled its rebrand, as it became the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE).

2015 Sees Video Market Go Multichannel

2015 was the first year that the UK video industry went truly multichannel as uptake of digital video services reached a tipping point, delivering a greater than predicted 30% year-on-year uplift in sales.