Roadshow Entertainment

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Roadshow Entertainment
Founded 1982
Headquarters Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Products Home video
Owner Village Roadshow

Roadshow Entertainment (formerly Roadshow Home Video) is a division of the Australian media company Village Roadshow (formerly Roadshow Home Video and Roadshow Entertainment). Notable releases include First Blood, Mad Max, Gallipoli, and The Terminator. Their first release was Scanners. Like Rigby-CIC Video (defunct), RCA/Columbia Pictures/Hoyts Video and CEL Home Video (half of population replaced), Roadshow Home Video is an independent video distributor in Australia and New Zealand.

The very best the entertainment world has to offer.
A new dimension of the home entertainment market.


1982: Village Roadshow Entertainment is founded as Roadshow Home Video.

1985: Roadshow Home Video becomes Village Roadshow Home Video

1993: Village Roadshow Home Video becomes Village Roadshow Entertainment

1998: Roadshow Starts releasing DVD's

Roadshow/Village Roadshow subsidiaries and divisions[edit]

  • Premiere Home Entertainment (1985 - 199?) - (a division of Village Roadshow)
  • Festival Video (1983 - 1990s) - (a division of Festival Mushroom Records and Warner Bros.)
  • Mushroom Video (1983 - 1990s) - (a division of Festival Mushroom Records and Warner Bros.)
  • Applause Home Video (c. 1990 - 199?) - (a Division of Village Roadshow)
  • Reel Corporation (2000s-) - (a division of Village Roadshow)
  • Hopscotch Films (2005-2011) - (distributed by Village Roadshow)
  • Palace Home Video/Entertainment/Films (1983 - 1990s) - (Subsidiary of Roadshow/Village Roadshow)
  • Roadshow-Lorimar Home Video (1985-early 1990s) - (a division for distributing Lorimar releases)

Labels distributed, duplicated and re-supplied[edit]

However, Roadshow Home Video has a label of itself, so it is named as Roadshow Films.

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