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Smart Content Summit Keynoter: Benefits of Interoperability Outweigh Risks

NEW YORK — The enormous benefits offered by interoperability far outweigh any of the possible risks, according to John Palfrey, an author and lecturer who has become an expert on... More

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

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

TiVo, Comcast, Viacom Headline Smart Content Summit N.Y.

The state of TV Everywhere, the challenges of content identification and measurement, and the latest in the standards behind advertising workflows will be discussed Feb. 23 during ... More

RSA Round-Up: Dell CEO Emphasizes Security Importance; AI Hyped, Scrutinized

At the annual RSA Conference in San Francisco, Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell made a surprise appearance Feb. 14, and made it clear to those attending: security is more importa... More

M&E Journal: Bringing VR To Hollywood

By Mario M. Kenyon, Francine Marchetti, Furious M - Virtual reality (VR), is the NEW big thing for narrative storytellers and production studios. For live action and animation, ... More

Paramount Execs: Filmmakers Catching up to Home Entertainment Tech

HOLLYWOOD — Ed Hoxsie, SVP of worldwide product production and fulfillment for Paramount Pictures offered up this assessment of home entertainment technology today: “We’ve go... More

Oracle Launches Data Integrator Cloud Service

Oracle expanded its cloud platform data integration offerings Feb. 13 with the launch of a Data Integrator cloud service that the company said will help organizations reach improve... More

M&E Journal: Workspace Virtualization Emerging as Solution for Securing Digital Media Assets, IP

By Jill Milton, Teradici — Hollywood filmmakers love hackers. From crime thrillers to superhero sagas, cyber crooks have become the go-to bad guys of countless modern movies a... More

MediaSilo, Wiredrive Merge, Raise $7 Million in Funds

Video sharing tech company MediaSilo is merging with Los Angeles-based file-sharing platform Wiredrive, creating the largest video collaboration SaaS provider, with a combined 1,80... 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

Smart Content Summit Keynote: Interoperability is Paramount

When media and entertainment executives gather Feb. 23 at the Microsoft Technology Center in New York for the Smart Content Summit, they’ll be treated to a day of panels and keyn... More

MarkLogic, New Regency Highlight Importance of Data

If you’re in the film business, you’re probably aware by now: All the data around your content is critically important, and it’s critically important at every stage, from inc... More

M&E Journal: Keeping Production Data Safe

Jeff Impey, SyncOnSet — The complex, fast-paced workflow and sensitive nature of film production present unique security challenges never faced by many traditional organizati... More

M&E Journal: Ultra HD Blu-ray Brings Forth Ultra-Workflow Challenges

Bhanu Srikanth, Giant Interactive - Ultra HD Blu-ray is technically an extension of Blu-ray from a standardization perspective, but it has necessitated extraordinary changes in ... More

2nd Screen Society Launches Smart Screen News

LOS ANGELES — The 2nd Screen Society, a five-year-old trade organization for the media and entertainment industry focused on advancing data collection and content consumption on ... More

New Regency, MarkLogic to Take on Data in Production Workflows

On Feb. 1, Lulu Zezza, physical production executive for New Regency Productions, Matt Turner, CTO of media and entertainment for MarkLogic, and Guy Finley, executive director of t... More

M&E Journal: The EU Effect on Film and TV

By Peter Worrall, co-founder and director of research and marketing, Fortium Technologies — We all spent much of the summer obsessing about “Brexit,” the British electorat... More

CDSA Names New Chairman, Announces Officers, Committees for 2017

CDSA, the international content protection association, has named Ben Stanbury, director of studio content protection for Walt Disney Studios, its new Chairman.  Stanbury will dir... More

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