HITS is a community of IT executives representing the Hollywood studios and supporting information technology partners which includes (1) MPAA member studios (and other significant non-MPAA member studios), (2) supporting key media services providers, (3) software vendors, and (4) services firms.

Organized under the aegis of the Media and Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA), which represents the service and technology solution providers, the Society embraces the entire entertainment industry consisting of film studios, TV networks, home entertainment divisions of Hollywood studios, video game publishers and music labels.

HITS: Spring 2017: Entertainment Partners Talks Security, TiVo Looks at Metadata, AI

The CISO from Entertainment Partners will share the latest tools available to secure the production office while TiVo will bring an expert on using machine learning, metadata and a... More

Pivotal: Changing the Mindset on Building Software

Think of having a new business idea in the morning, building the software to handle that product during lunch, and launching the new business before everyone clocks out for the day... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Mediamorph CEO, AWS Exec to Examine VOD, AI

The CEO of Mediamorph will share ideas for streamlining the content value chain, an artificial intelligence (AI) expert for Amazon Web Services will look at how AI is impacting med... More

HITS: Spring 2017: MarkLogic, Avanade Execs to Put Focus on Metadata, Smart Content

The CTO of MarkLogic and the technology innovation lead for Avanade will be among those tackling the role data is playing today in making content smarter, at HITS: Spring 2017, bei... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Azure to Share Thoughts on Security, DADC NMS on Content Delivery

Execs from Microsoft Azure and Sony DADC New Media Solutions will look at what it truly takes today to not only enable content for global distribution, but also securing content us... More

HITS: Spring 2017: Box, 5th Kind CEOs to Discuss Transformation, Collaboration Tools

The CEOs of Box and 5th Kind, numerous studios execs and the lead developer for MediaSilo will share the latest advancements in collaboration and software tools needed to stay ahea... More

M&E Journal: Unlock the Power of Your Archive With Cloud-Based Asset Management

By Andy Hurt, Wazee Digital - It used to be that broadcast and cable networks commissioned or created programming, pushed it out over the air, and then sent it to an archive, r... More

WiTH Announces 2017 Leadership Awards Winners

LOS ANGELES — Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH), an organization that serves as a catalyst for the advancement of women in entertainment technology, has announced the winners... More

Pivotal, Cognizant Launch Enterprise-Scale Cloud Adoption Initiative

Cloud-native platform company Pivotal and professional services firm Cognizant have announced a new partnership aimed at enabling large businesses to more quickly adopt and deploy ... More

M&E Journal: Getting Users to Give a Damn About the DAM

Alan J. Porter, OpenText - Wasn’t it a movie that famously coined the phrase “Build it and they will come?” It’s a sentiment that may work as wish fulfillment, but unfo... More

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