Media Play News honored four digital retailers with the publication’s second annual Fast Forward Awards for driving the home entertainment industry forward. This year’s awards included a luncheon and ceremony, held April 4 at the Universal Hilton in Universal City, Calif., and hosted by the Entertainment Merchants Association. Awards went to Cameron Douglas of FandangoNow, Jonathan Zepp of Google Play Movies & TV, and Galen Smith of Redbox, and the team at Apple iTunes. EMA used the event to launch its EMA Leadership Development Foundation, aimed at supporting professional training and development within the home entertainment industry, and particularly within the EMA membership.
Digital Retailers to be Honored in Second Annual Fast Forward Awards
Media Play News Feb. 19 announced that four digital retailers will receive the second annual Media Play Fast Forward Awards, honoring people, technologies, organizations, products or services that move the home entertainment industry forward. This year’s honorees are Cameron Douglas, VP…
BASE Revamps Home Entertainment Awards
The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE), the U.K. home entertainment trade group, Jan. 11 announced it is rejiggering its annual awards show to better reflect changing consumer and category trends. Scheduled for June 7 in London, the 2018 BASE Awards will…
Fast Forward Awards 2019: Keeping the Faith
Digital retailers are revving up their promotional engines and helping studios chase down the Holy Grail: transactional sales and rentals of movies over the Internet. These four Fast Forward honorees are the leaders of the pack. The rise of subscription…