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  • 1. MOVIE MAGAZINE Industry Research

2. EMPIRE MAGAZINE 3. EMPIRE MAGAZINE Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media. From the first issue in July 1989, the magazine was edited by Barry McIlheney and published by Emap. Bauer purchased Emap Consumer Media in early 2008. It is the biggest selling film magazine in the United Kingdom and is also published in the United States, Australia, Turkey, Russia, and Portugal. Empire organises the annual Empire Awards which were sponsored by Sony Ericsson, and from 2009 sponsored by Jameson. 4. FACTS AND STATISTICS. Editor- Jane Crowther Categories- Film Frequency- Monthly Total circulation (June 2013)- 60,912[1] First issue- 1997 Company -Future Publishing Country- United Kingdom Language- English Website- www.totalfilm.com 5. FACTS ABOUT EMPIRE MAGAZINE! Empire is the WORLDS LARGEST movie magazine Empire is the 2nd biggest UK mens monthly magazine Dominates the UK film market with over 70% circulation share, outselling its nearest competitor by almost 100,000 copies Empire has over 57,000 subscribers 47% think that the Empire brand is better than all or most other magazines With the magazine, iPad, empireonline.com, social media and our international editions, Empire reaches over 2.5 MILLION of the most dedicated movie fans on the planet. 6. EMPIRE MAGAZINE Mission Statement Below is the mission statement for Empire Magazine: Ive been editing film magazines for 12 years and we have never seen a slate like this. If you look at 2012 you have got your Batmans, Spidermans, James Bond is returning. The Avengers is now the third biggest movie of all time. Its a huge, huge booming business. Empire is growing at an astonishing rate. We have just become the second biggest mens magazine in the UK and were adding international editions all the time. Empire is an incredible opportunity. Our readers have film at their heart but they also have a large disposable income and an interest in a number of other products whether that is cars, phones, fragrances or holidays. These are people with broad horizons and deep pockets and I think that is what makes them really attractive to advertisers. 7. TOTAL FILM Total Film is a UK-based film magazine published 13 times a year (every four weeks) by Future Publishing. The magazine was launched in 1997 and offers cinema, DVD and Blu-ray news, reviews and features. Total Film is available both in print and interactive iPad editions. Each month, Total Film provides a range of features, from spotlight interviews with actors and directors, to making of and on-set pieces for new and future releases. Each issue always includes the Total Film Interview, which is a six-page in-depth chat with an actor or director, along with a critique of their body of work. 8. FACTS AND STATISTICS Editor- Jane Crowther Categories- Film Frequency- Monthly Total circulation (June 2013)- 60,912[1] First issue- 1997 Company- Future Publishing Country- United Kingdom Language- English Website - www.totalfilm.com ISSN- 1366-3135 9. KEY FEATURES OF TOTAL FILM MAGAZINE One of the main sections of this magazine is the Dialogue. It is the section where readers can interact with the magazine, it contains readers' letters, emails and feedback from the magazine's social media followers (TF's Forum, Facebook and Twitter). Each month, Total Film offers a DVD for each published missive. A regular feature within Dialogue includes Office Spaced where snippets of conversation from the TF office are shared. Buzz The Total Film news section, providing details on upcoming films, includes first look photos, on-set visits and exclusive "sneak peeks". Regular features include: Ever Met Tom Cruise? where a behind the scenes person is interviewed, e.g. a stuntwoman or a casting director; You Talkin' To Me? where stars answer questions posed as famous film quotes and Red Light, Green Light for what is hot and what is not in movieland. Also included is the 60 Second Screenplay, which is a cut-down, humorous version of a movie script. Alex Zane writes a column for Buzz titled Citizen Zane, where he talks topical film subjects. 10. The next key section of this magazine is the Agenda Billed as being for the sharper movie fan, this section often previews more eclectic and less mainstream releases and players. Richard Ayoade from The IT Crowd writes a column for Agenda. The Screen which is The main cinema reviews section, with every new movie for that month reviewed and rated. Major releases receive comprehensive coverage, with a star rating out of five, the magazine's own Predicted Interest Curvea graph that demonstrates which moments of a film are likely to hold the viewer's attention and a short Verdict. Also briefly listed are similar recommendations under See this if you liked... Smaller films receive a concise review and rating. The end of the section is devoted to the current U.S. and UK box office charts, an irreverent flashback to an old issue and summaries of any films that were not shown to journalists in time for that month's print deadline. LoungeTF's home entertainment guide, including reviews of the latest DVDs and Blu-rays, as well as some games, soundtracks and books. Regular features include Is It Just Me?, where a TF writer gets to rant about a particular (often controversial) film-related point of view, with readers then given the right to reply via the TF Forum or website; Instant Expert which gives a rundown of the key facts you need to know about an actor, director or movie genre; and TF Loves which picks out a certain scene or character rated by the magazine. 11. FANGORIA 12. FANGORIA Fangoria was first planned in 1978 under the name Fantastica as a companion to the science fiction media magazine Starlog; just as Starlog covered science fiction films for a primarily teenaged audience, Fantastica was intended to cover fantasy films for a similar audience. The publishers were anticipating a groundswell of interest in fantasy owing to the plans at that time for bringing Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian to the screen, plans first announced in 1978. The Conan film did not arrive until several years later and, when it did, no groundswell in the demand for fantasy films occurred. But before the magazine was even launched, other factors intervened to change the magazine's focus and direction. The first issue was assembled under the editorship of "Joe Bonham," a pseudonym taken from the quadriplegic hero of Dalton Trumbo's pacifist novel Johnny Got His Gun. This was a cover for Rolling Stone contributor and screenwriter Ed Naha and writer Ric Meyers, best known for his encyclopedic Great Martial Arts Movies: From Bruce Lee to Jackie Chan. 13. FANGORIA Shortly after the publishing trade press announced the coming launch of Fantastica, the publishers of a Starlog competitor, Fantastic Films magazine, brought suit on the basis of "unfair trade," contending that its young audience would be confused by the magazine's similar title. The launch of the magazine was delayed by several months as the court deliberated the issue. When, in early 1979, the decision was made in favor of the plaintiff, the publishers of Fantastica were without a usable name, and a pressing need to get the long-delayed issue to the printers. Some quick brainstorming sessions resulted in the name Fangoria, over the objections of Robert "Bob" Martin, who was hired as editor during the delay. 14. FACTS AND STATISITCS Editor- Chris Alexander Categories- Horror (beginning with Issue 7), originally Fantasy Frequency- Monthly (10 issues annually) First issue- 1979 Company- The Brooklyn Company, Inc. Country- United States Website- www.fangoria.com