Local Theatre: Bring your Friends!

***Assessable News Article for University*** Local Theatre Companies give their all to provide top class entertainment at a reasonable admission price. Sport For Jove Theatre Company is able to provide an immersive entertainment experience for the cost of seeing a feature film. Steven Tait, Business Manager, for Sport For Jove Theatre Company, says that ticket…

Why Wait to See New Movies?

***Assessable News Article for University*** The Lego Movie was released in Australia on the 3rd April, but had previously been available in the United States and other developed nations on the 7th February. There was a two month gap between releases, making illegal copies available online for download before the theatrical release. Nathan Steer, Sales…

Why do we Pay More for DVD’s?

***Assessable News Article for University*** The standard price for a DVD in Australia is up to 50% more expensive than in other developed nations. Mark Jacobsen, Information Services Analyst, for the ACCC said that the cost of a DVD in Australia is increased due royalties and distribution fees payable to overseas companies. “Distribution fees can…

Where can you buy a DVD in 2020

***Assessable News Article for University*** Physical media sales are declining year on year forcing mass retailers to reduce store space devoted to DVDs and Blu-Rays (BD). A recent report from market researcher, The GfK Group, has shown that physical media sales in mass merchants are dropping at 5-7% per year. Maryanne McDermott, DVD Buyer for…

Quidditch for Muggles

***Assessable News Article for University*** Quidditch, the fictional sport from the Harry Potter series, is quickly growing into a full-fledged sport. Since the release of the Harry Potter books and films, the sport is being played in Schools and Universities, with multiple teams competing. Logan Anbinder, Marketing Director of the International Quidditch Association said “Harry…