M&E Daily Publishing Schedule

The M&E Daily e-newsletter will not publish between Aug. 10-21. The MESA editorial department will also not be publishing on MESAlliance.org between Aug. 10-21. M&E Daily will return to its regular publishing schedule on Monday, Aug. 24.... More

When Offices Reopen, Everything Will Be Different

In the middle of a Microsoft Team meeting, the company CEO left his home office to refresh his coffee and when he came back, his head of marketing said he didn’t realize it was casual Friday already. The CEO smiled into his camera and said, “Yeah do you like my new plaid p... More

Cognizant Softvision Touts Solution to Keep Employees Engaged in a Remote World

As if creating software wasn’t challenging enough, the COVID-19 pandemic came along and shifted everybody to a remote world where keeping employees engaged has created even more challenges, according to Andres Angelani, CEO of virtual software engineering company Cognizant Soft... More

Caringo Exec: Storage Plays a Starring Role in Today’s Remote World

The march towards enabling remote workflows has only picked up steam in today’s video production world as a result of the pandemic and some processes will never be the same, but storage continues to play a critical role, according to Adrian Herrera, Caringo VP of marketing E... More

M&E Day Returns to New York — Virtually — Oct. 20

On Oct. 20, the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will present the fourth annual Media & Entertainment Day live from New York as an all-digital, worldwide virtual event, Following on the heels of the successful July 2 Global M&E Day out of London, the ... More

Cartesian Report: 1 in 5 Americans Share Credentials

A new report from Boston-based media consultancy firm Cartesian found that 22% of U.S. residents admit to credential sharing, and 42% of those aged 18-24 report the same, adding up to as many as 46 million streamers who aren’t paying for services they use. The report — “... More

SMPTE Publishes MESA’s Language Metadata Table Standard

The Society of Motion and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the leading standards governing body for media & entertainment engineering, today announced it has joined with the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) to co-develop the Language Metadata Table (LMT) standa... More

M&E Journal: 5 Must-Haves for Microsoft Teams Adoption and Data Security

By David Salter, Director, Technology Solutions, LiveTiles - Microsoft Teams adoption recently hit a new high with 44 million daily active users, spiking a whopping 37 percent in just one week due to the surge of employees working from home. Now more than ever, Microsoft Teams... More

Disney to Launch New Star Streaming Service and Release ‘Mulan’ on Disney Plus

Disney is doubling down on its direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming initiatives amid the ongoing global pandemic, saying it plans to launch a new international general entertainment offering under the Star brand in 2021 and release its delayed theatrical tentpole live-action film v... More

M&E Journal: Distributed Production Under Lockdown … and Beyond

By Chuck Parker, CEO, Sohonet - We’re all using remote technologies to remain connected during this unprecedented time. While this shift has intensified in recent weeks, it is not a new phenomenon within M&E, and we can assume that when the world returns to relative normalit... More