Anchor Bay Entertainment wins big at first-ever Grim Reaper Awards

Anchor Bay Entertainment was a big winner this evening at the first-ever Grim Reaper Awards, honoring the year’s best achievements in horror home entertainment. Anchor Bay took home four “Grimmys,” with the classic Hellraiser winning for Best Remastering, the Hellraiser Box Set for Best Packaging, Laid To Rest for Best Slasher Film and the “Grimmy’s” top honor – Best in Show for the Hellraiser Box Set. The awards were handed out this evening, at the historic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel – site of the first Academy Awards® ceremony.

 

The Grim Reaper Awards is a joint venture between home entertainment industry leader Home Media Magazine and the horror insiders at DreadCentral.com. An esteemed panel of judges from within the horror community, selected the final nominees in twelve categories, with horror fans from all over the world voting online to choose the best horror DVDs and Blu-ray Discs of the year at www.ReaperAwards.com.

 

“We not only thank the nominating committee of the Grim Reaper Awards in considering our releases for competition, but also to the thousands of fans who voted our titles as the best in their categories,” said Bill Clark, President of  Anchor Bay Entertainment. “We look forward to proudly displaying our Grimmys.”

 

Writer/director Robert Hall, producer Chang Tseng and Nick “ChromeSkull” Principe accepted the award for the Best Slasher Award for Laid To Rest,

 

“It was awesome winning the Best Slasher Award,” said Hall.  “We are very glad all the time and effort we spent on the movie and the behind-the-scenes materials connected with people.  Anchor Bay did an amazing job packaging our DVD inside-out.  We can’t wait to do another one with them!”

 

About Anchor Bay Entertainment

Anchor Bay Entertainment is the home entertainment division of Starz Media, LLC. It includes the Anchor Bay Films and Manga Entertainment brands. It distributes feature films, children’s entertainment, fitness, TV series, documentaries, anime and other filmed entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray™ formats.  It is the exclusive distributor in the U.S. of the theatrical titles from Overture Films.  Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment has offices in Troy, MI, as well as Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia.  Starz Media (www.starzmedia.com) is a controlled subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Capital Group.

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