The Company commenced distributing films under the Roadshow brand in 1970 and in August 2007 Roadshow Films became a wholly owned subsidiary of Village Roadshow. Roadshow Films distributes theatrical movies to cinema, Pay Television and free to air television in Australia and New Zealand. As well as holding the exclusive distribution rights for movies produced by Los Angeles based Village Roadshow Pictures, Roadshow Films has longstanding contracts to distribute movies for Warner Bros., The Weinstein Company, Lionsgate and other leading independent production houses. Roadshow Films is also a proud and vital supporter of the Australian film industry, with a history of record-making movie releases including Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, Muriel's Wedding, Bran Nue Day, Mao’s Last Dancer, Any Questions for Ben, Kath & Kimderella, Goddess and Red Dog.
As part of the Roadshow Films umbrella, Roadshow Entertainment is the leading independent distributor of DVD, Blu-rays and digital to the retail and rental channel and online platforms. In addition to theatrical partners, the company's home entertainment relationships include television and children's representation for the BBC, the ABC, Channel Nine, Fremantle Media, ITV and independent Australian producers. Dominant in their respective market segments, each continues to lead and innovate with highly successful brands including Top Gear, Doctor Who, The Wiggles, Underbelly, Grand Designs, Summer Heights High, Angry Boys, Puberty Blues and Hamish & Andy.
Roadshow Entertainment also has a strong presence in the emerging digital space distributing theatrical, television and children's content for electronic sell-thru and transactional video-on-demand via iTunes, Foxtel, Telstra Bigpond, Google, YouTube and other online platforms. From May 2013, Roadshow Entertainment also provides UltraViolet capability on leading theatrical and television releases across DVD, Blu-ray and digital transactions. Roadshow TV is one of the leading suppliers of films to the Foxtel Movies channels and has a long term program supply agreement with Channel Nine.
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