Next Monday (January 21) will see the launch of Mega Movie Week, a category-wide initiative to drive engagement with digital retailers that will target new and lapsed home entertainment consumers.
Network Distributing announced a deal with StudioCanal to launch the second phase of its The British Film home entertainment label.
With reports suggesting that administrator KPMG has set a deadline of Tuesday for bids for HMV, representatives from distributor trade body the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) have voiced support for the specialist retailer.
US home entertainment spending rose 11.5% in 2018 to a record $23.3 billion, according to the DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group.
Netflix is aggressively ramping up global productions, particularly in Europe and Asia according to Ampere Analysis.