Network Distributing Launches "The British Film" Collection
It has had industry award-winning success with classic British television. Now independent film and home entertainment company Network Distributing will launch “The British Film” collection, an ambitious initiative to establish a strong unified brand for the films within its library and mark the company as the primary destination for vintage British films in the UK with film-loving members of the public. The first films scheduled to kick-start the launch on April 8 are cult comedy horror THE HOUSE AT NIGHTMARE PARK and THE EALING STUDIOS RARITIES COLLECTION VOLUME 1.
All titles within the range will carry THE BRITISH FILM logo irrespective of its genre. This new film brand will aim to educate, enthuse and inform film lovers about the incredibly diverse output from Ealing and Merton Park Studios but will also be include the Rank films within its library at a later stage. Every title will benefit from a new transfer and be presented in its correct aspect ratio. Each title will be available at an attractive price point and in slim-line space-saving packaging, with the aim of encouraging film lovers to collect the whole range of titles. Many of the titles will also be launched at a later stage via its own on demand service at networkonair.com.
To mark the launch Network will be working with specially assigned The British Film ambassadors – experts in their field on British cinema – author of “Ealing Studios” Charles Barr; horror expert Kim Newman and authority on sex in British cinema, David McGillavray. They will be undertaking interviews and creating dedicated editorial around the wide array of titles and their place in UK movie history.
As well as working with The British Film Ambassadors Network will also be launching dedicated social media destination for fans of the sub-label at facebook.com/TheBritishFilm and creating a specific twitter presence at #TheBritishfilm to engage and inform and create debate with members of the public interested in THE BRITISH FILM.
Titles being launched as part of the first phase between April and June 2013 are as follows:
The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection Volume 1
The House in Nightmare Park
Edgar Wallace’s Flying 55
Man at the Top
On the Fiddle
The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection Volume 2
Edgar Wallace’s Four Just Men
Keep it Up Downstairs
The Ealing Studios Rarities Collection Volume 3
Edgar Wallace’s The Terror
Devil Girl From Mars
Horrors from the Black Museum
The Elstree Story
Commenting on The British Film initiative Network Managing Director Tim Beddows said, “No UK company has the breadth and depth of thought-provoking British films and ‘B’ movies like Network. There is a distinct lack of appreciation and knowledge for many of the nation’s cinematic treasures and we are now going to pro-actively address this as part of a five-year plan.”
For general media enquiries contact:
Luciano Chelotti or Sabina Maharjan, Network, 19-20 Berghem Mews, Blythe Road, London, W14 0HN
Tel: 020 7605 4422 or 020 7605 4423 Fax: 020 7605 4421
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