Press Releases

Moments Worth Paying For Presents a Special Message from the Cast of Barbie

Come on, Barbie, let’s go to the cinema! Today, Moments Worth Paying For presents an exclusive message for UK and Irish audiences from Barbie and Ken ahead of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Barbie, releasing only in cinemas on 21 July 2023. In the exclusive and brand-new content, Margot Robbie and Simu Liu thank audiences for supporting […]

BASE/DEGI 2023 Insights Session: The New Movie Lifecycle with OCC and Fancensus

On Thursday March 9th, the audiovisual community met at NBCUniversal’s stunning meeting space – the Skyline – for the first of BASE/DEGI’s exclusive 2023 Insights Sessions. The packed session, hosted by the Official Charts Company’s Commercial Director Becca Monahan and Fancensus’ VP Insights David Sidebottom, spoke to a new report that explores the significant fragmentation […]

A Special Message from the Cast of ‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves’

Who needs heroes when you have thieves? Today, Moments Worth Paying For presents an exclusive message for UK and Irish audiences from the six lead cast members of Dungeons & Dragons: Honour Among Thieves, ahead of its release in cinemas on 31 March. In the exclusive and brand-new content, the cast encourage viewers to party […]


The value of the UK Home Entertainment Category rose to £4.43bn in 2022 inclusive of all SVoD, DIGITAL and DISC sales, and rental (PEST, EST, PVoD, VoD[1], DVD, BLU-RAY, 4K UHD, BOXSET), up 3% Year on Year (YoY)[2] , demonstrating choice and scale in a dominant UK entertainment category The total value of the UK […]

Moments Worth Paying For Presents a Special Message For ‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’

This year, everyone’s favourite leche-loving, swashbuckling, fear-defying feline returns to cinemas. Moments Worth Paying For today presents a special message from Antonio Banderas ahead of the release of Puss in Boots: The Last Wish on 3rd February. In the exclusive new content, Banderas emphasises the magic of seeing films on the big screen and the […]


TOP GUN MAVERICK[1] was the biggest selling title on Digital Electronic Sell Through (EST), Blu-ray and DVD in 2022 TOP GUN[2] (1986) was the biggest rental title on Video on Demand (VOD)[3] SPIDERMAN: NO WAY HOME[4] swung into second place across sales of EST, Blu-ray and DVD, in addition to over 450k digital rentals from […]

Local films shine in Nordic ‘Hitlist’ 2022 Rankings

December 16th, 2022: The Nordic ‘Hitlist’ end of year rankings have revealed the most downloaded and rented films across Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland each week for the last 12 months. The rankings show while blockbusters consistently perform well, the Scandinavians keep coming back for homegrown content! The ‘Hitlist’ is compiled from data gathered across […]

BASE launch UK industry-first ‘One Night Only’ weekly film and TV promotion

A first-of-its-kind weekly 24-hour promotion launches every Thursday to drive digital transactional market growth Today, UK trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) launches ‘One Night Only’, a first-of-its-kind weekly UK wide 24-hour film and TV promotion which will run across Amazon Prime Video, the Apple TV App, BT TV Store, CHILI, Sky […]

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

Field Marketing Agency eXPD8, a close partner of BASE and our broader membership, has launched a new service titled CROWDY. With some clients not necessarily wanting to commit to the complete retail package that eXPD8 can offer, CROWDY offers a short, sharp, agile, data-first model that matches the right person to the right brand in the right […]

Independents and Studios Triumph on a Night to Remember at 2022 BASE Awards

The British Association for Screen Entertainment hosted the 42nd annual BASE Awards at Camden’s Roundhouse last night, with over 30 awards presented to winners spanning distributors, retailers, media owners, individuals and suppliers from across UK Home Entertainment. The evening saw the UK industry out in full force, with over 600 guests from over 60 member […]