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.

Technicolor Eyes Oscar for ‘The Jungle Book’ VFX

When you’re up against a “Star Wars” film, yet another successful Marvel entry and a unique (and wildly popular) 3D stop-motion animation, you’re right to hold your breath ... More

Okta Exec: New Security Challenges Require New Enterprise Security Model

In today's “cloud-first, mobile-first” world, a new enterprise security model is needed by companies and other organizations to respond to the new challenges that have arisen t... More

M&E Journal: A Cloud-Based Digital Supply Chain: Not Just About Capacity

Andy Shenkler, Sony DADC New Media Solutions - The list of options in today’s world is seemingly endless with tools such as social sharing, instantaneous commenting, photo fi... More

Verizon Enterprise: Data Breaches Becoming More Complex, Pervasive

Data breaches are becoming more complex and are no longer confined to just the IT department, but are now affecting every department within an organization. Each breach leaves a li... More

Microsoft Azure Exec: Global Political Issues Impacting Cloud Conversations

Recent political situations in countries including the U.K. and U.S. have had a “very material impact on the cloud conversations” that Microsoft has been having with customers,... More

Verizon Digital Media Services Launches ‘The Smarts’ Video Promotion

One-to-one session management has long been an integral part of Verizon Digital Media Services’ (VDMS) end-to-end digital platform offering. And Smartplay, the company’s latest... More

Munson: Availability of Aspera High-Speed Transfer Service Expands

Availability of the Aspera High-Speed Transfer Service (ATS) that the IBM division introduced last year has been expanding since launching on Amazon Web Services in late November, ... More

Crawford Media: Adapting to the Digital Age

In an industry where content is king, managing the fluid/variable content types is critical. With a constant awareness on evolving technologies, longtime industry staple Crawford M... More

M&E Journal: You Play It, You Pay For It

By Tony Rodriguez, Digimarc - Copyright: The primary form of protection that empowers and safeguards artistic creativity. Creators of “original works of authorship” are pro... More

CDSA Named Association Partner for New NAB Cybersecurity Pavilion

CDSA (Content Delivery and Security Association) has been named the Official Association Partner in the first year of the new Cybersecurity Pavilion at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, A... More

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