Back to the Cinema?

Nineteen-year-old UCLA law student Alan Shimp examines the post-COVID-19 plight of movie theaters, and what it’ll take for them to get the youngest generation of paying movie fans back in the seats. By Alan Shimp - In the summer of 1975, we questioned whether people would... More

Addressing What it Takes to Win With the Audience

Right after last year’s Emmys, we were analyzing all of the bits and pieces trying to figure out who the kingpins in the industry were going to be when we read a statement with so much bravado that we blew coffee out of our noses. Marking what seems to be the end of the good... More

Final Program Set for May 27 Hollywood Innovation and Transformation (HITS) Live

A world-class team-building keynoter, a collection of industry experts on the impact of COVID-19 on the entertainment industry, a dozen of Hollywood’s vendors on how they’ve adapted during the pandemic, and more are set on the program for the May 27 Hollywood Innovation and T... More

Production in the Cloud; Remote-Work Security; Vendors Bring Their Best to HITS Live

Beginning at 12:30 p.m. PT May 27, attendees of the Hollywood Innovation and Transformation Summit (HITS) Live event will have four technology session tracks to choose from, detailing the latest vendor offerings and insights for the media and entertainment community. Here’s ... More

Cyberhaven’s Roark: With Creative Collaboration Comes ‘Chaos’

Mary Roark, VP of marketing Cyberhaven, sees a lot of industries all dealing with the same worries and issues when it comes to insider threats risking exposure to intellectual property. But there’s a security issue unique to media and entertainment that most other businesses do... More

MESA Member Webinar Week Ahead: May 26-29

More from Sony and its “Technology Tuesdays” series, a host of informative presentations from Wasabi, a closer look at MarkLogic’s Data Hub, and a half-day of Hollywood Innovation and Transformation Summit (HITS) Live event programming featuring studios, vendors and industr... More

Diamond: Strides Made in Website Accessibility This Year, But More Work Needed

Website accessibility has improved in 2020 from 2019, but there are still many sites that are either fully inaccessible or accessible “with difficulty,” according to Diamond. “You might have some sites that actually try to do their best with accessibility, but if you don... More

AI, ML, Data; Scale and Supply Chain; Vendors Out in Force at May 27 HITS Live Event

Beginning at 12:30 p.m. PT May 27, attendees of the Hollywood Innovation and Transformation Summit (HITS) Live event will have four technology session tracks to choose from, detailing the latest vendor offerings and insights for the media and entertainment community. Here’s ... More

Premiere Digital Deploys Solution for EIDR 2.5, Confirms 100% Compatibility

Los Angeles-based Premiere Digital, the media services, distribution and technology solutions company behind a number of large media customers and SaaS products (i.e., STOREFRONT), confirmed today that EIDR 2.5, the latest stack improvement for the Entertainment Identifier Regist... More

M&E Journal: Holographic Technology: Powering the Next Consumer Revolution

By Phillip Gara, Director, Strategy and Jayson Kleinman, Communications, OTOY - Technological accelerants like the rise of 5G networking, GPU ray-tracing hardware and commercial light field displays are converging to usher in a new era of holographic computing. The technology ... More