Industry Resources


Digtal Media Pipeline                

October 14 (LA)


2015 D2 Annual Report Now Available

EMA 2015 AnnualReportCover

EMA fyi Summer 2015

EMA fyi 2015 06 cover

EMA Announces 2015-2016 Board of Directors: M-Go and Sony Network Entertainment Join Board; Marty Graham Re-Elected as Chairman

ENCINO, CA (July 27, 2015) … EMA is pleased to announce that its 2015-2016 Board of Directors. More>>>

June Is Entertainment Ratings Awareness Month

ENCINO, CA (June 1, 2015) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA has declared June to be “Entertainment Ratings Awareness Month.” As part of “Entertainment Ratings Awareness Month,” EMA is encouraging all retailers of videos and video games to emphasize the motion picture and video game ratings, as appropriate, to their customers. More>>>

Redbox's Mark Horak Honored by EMA Scholarship Foundation

ENCINO, CA (May 19, 2015) … The Entertainment Merchants Associatio (EMA) Scholarship Foundation today presented its inaugural Honors Award to Mark Horak, President of Redbox, recognizing his leadership in the home entertainment industry and outstanding service to society on behalf of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The award was presented at a luncheon in Universal City, CA. More>>> 

Dylan Lee Receives 2015 EMA Scholarship; Son of Hastings Entertainment Employee to Receive $16,000 for College

ENCINO, CA (May 19, 2015) … Dylan Lee of Amarillo, Texas has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 scholarship from the EMA Scholarship Foundation, the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced today. Lee will receive $4,000 per year for up to four years to attend college. He is the son of Bryan Lee, who is an employee of EMA member company Hastings Entertainment. More>>>

Independent Video Titles “Downton Abbey,” “Ida,” “Frank,” “James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge,” Food Chains,” and “IP Man” Receive Home Entertainment Awards

ENCINO, CA (April 22, 2015) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) today announced the winners of its 2015 Independent Home Entertainment Awards. More>>>

Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the 2015 EMA Scholarship Award

The Entertainment Merchants Association is now accepting applications for its 2015 academic scholarship. It will be awarded to a top college-bound student or graduate student within the EMA-member family, and they'll receive $4,000 a year for up to four years. More>>>

EMA Promotes Bersell, Dieterich, and Immordino

ENCINO, CA (November 12, 2014) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) today announced that it was promoting three long-time team members, Sean Bersell, Carrie Dieterich, and Carla  Immordino, in recognition of the roles they are playing in the Association’s growth and strategic focus. The promotions take effect immediately. More>>>

Digital EMA Annual Forum at CES on January 6

The forum will be held from 10:00 a.m. - Noon at the Embassy Suites Convention Center, conveniently located across the street from the Las Vegas Convention Center and the Consumer Electronics Show. More>>>                                        

“Breaking Bad,” Amazon, Content Bridge, and Disney Receive Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Digital Entertainment

ENCINO, CA (October 8, 2014) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) today presented “Breaking Bad,” Amazon, Content Bridge, and Disney with “Digi” Awards for outstanding achievement in digital entertainment content, retailing, leadership, and innovation. The awards were presented at EMA’s Digital Media Pipeline, held today at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. More>>>

2015 Los Angeles Entertainment Summit Announced for July 6 - 8, 2015

Universal Studios To Host The 2015 Lot Party on July 7, 2015 More>>> 

Rentrak’s Marty Graham Elected Chairman of EMA

ENCINO, CA (July 23, 2014) … Marty Graham, President - Home Entertainment, Rentrak, was elected Chairman of the Entertainment Merchants Association for 2014-2015 at the EMA Board meeting on July 23. More>>>

Why The DVD Rental Is Still Viable: EMA's Mark Fisher on Bloomberg TV

EMA President & CEO Mark Fisher talks with Bloomberg TV about the future of the DVD rental business. Video>>>

Copyright 2015, Entertainment Merchants Association
EMA is headquartered at 16530 Ventura Boulevard, Suite 400, Encino, CA 91436-4551 - Phone: 818.385.1500 - Fax: 818.933.0911