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 2016: Pixar Storyteller to Talk Big Data

Matthew Luhn, who spent 23 years working as a storyteller, consultant, writer and instructor at Pixar Animation Studios, will be the first keynote to take the stage Oct. 18 in Los ... More

OpenText Releases Next Version of Exstream

OpenText has announced the latest version of OpenText Exstream. The new release offers the fastest, most reliable communications production engine to enable digital transformation ... More

Q&A With HITS Keynote, Professor Michael Smith

When Michael Smith, professor of information technology and marketing at Carnegie Mellon University’s H. John Heinz III College, takes the stage Oct. 18 for the HITS Fall: Digipa... More

Avere Debuts Cloud-Core NAS System

Hybrid cloud enablement company Avere Systems has launched a new storage system geared toward media and entertainment companies, one that combines network-attached storage (NAS) an... More

HITS Fall Keynote to Tackle Big Data’s Role in Entertainment

The co-authors of a new book that looks at the importance of big data for entertainment companies dealing with an increasingly competitive landscape will both be on hand Oct. 18 in... More

Wipro, Reltio Link Up on Master Data Management

A pair of MESA (Media & Entertainment Services Alliance) members have formed a partnership that aims to develop faster master data management (MDM) solutions, tackling data challen... More

More Than a Name Change: DevSpark Becomes Spark Digital

Since it first came on the media and entertainment scene in 2012, New York-based DevSpark has had a well-defined business model: design and build digital content companies the best... More

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO: Micro Focus Pact Makes Company ‘Even Stronger’

The plan that Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced Sept. 7, calling for a spin-off and merger of its non-core software assets with U.K. technology company Micro Focus, stands to st... More

LVL: Reinventing Digital Media Consumption, One Platform at a Time

Montreal-based LVL has been applying its creative and technological expertise to the enhancement of content experiences in the media and entertainment industry for 14 years. The... More

Signiant Innovations Enable Smooth Transitions to Next-Generation Technology

At the upcoming IBC 2016 show, Signiant will be demonstrating product enhancements across its accelerated file transfer portfolio, all designed to support Media & Entertainment... More

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