Media Excellence Awards Submissions Due Nov. 1

Submissions for the 12th annual Media Excellence Awards (MEA) are being accepted now through Nov. 1, and early bird rates for attending the event close Sept. 15. Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) — which is sponsoring the event — can receive a d... More

IBC 2019: Russia Sees Its First Dolby Cinema; Microsoft Azure Gets Disney Workflow Deal

As the annual IBC event winds down in Amsterdam, several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) attending the show had news to share. Here’s what Dolby, Microsoft Azure, Technicolor and NAGRA had to share. (more…)... More

IBC 2019: EditShare Launches Academy Education Offering; Sony Breaks Out New Hardware

Several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) — including EditShare, NAGRA, Sony, Prime Focus Technologies, Technicolor and Avid — made the most of the first official day of the 2019 IBC show in Amsterdam, announcing partnerships, new programs, and new... More

IBC 2019: Adobe Adds Sensei-Powered Auto Reframe Feature to Premiere Pro

Adobe used the IBC 2019 show in Amsterdam to unveil Auto Reframe, a new feature for its Premiere Pro video editing software that is powered by the company’s Adobe Sensei artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) platform. Auto Reframe automatically reframes and ... More

Merged CBS, Viacom Will Be ‘Well-Equipped to Take Advantage’ of Evolving Marketplace: CBS Exec

The recombined CBS and Viacom will have a massive content library that will be able to take advantage of an entertainment marketplace that continues to evolve, according to David Nevins, CBS chief creative officer and Showtime Networks CEO and chairman The content that CBS and... More

IBC 2019: GrayMeta Adds More Adobe Creative Cloud Functionality; Gracenote Launches ID Distribution System

Several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) opened IBC 2019 show in Amsterdam with new feature announcements, new services, and even new hires. Here’s what Adobe and GrayMeta, Gracenote, Mediamoprh, EditShare and NAGRA shared to kick off the conference... More

MediaBridge Capital Advisors: Driving Deals That Redefine Media and Entertainment

For years now, major media and technology deals and mergers have had the same name behind them: Boston-based MediaBridge Capital Advisors, a global investment bank that advises companies on growth, liquidity and more. With a senior team that brings a combined 50-plus years of exp... More

BTI Studios, IYUNO Media Group Announce Merger

Media localization providers IYUNO Media Group and BTI Studios have merged, creating one of the largest language localization companies in the world, with 40 facilities across the U.S., Europe and Asia. Providing worldwide dubbing and subtitling services for streaming, film an... More

CBS-Viacom ‘Recombination’ Comes at the ‘Perfect Time,’ Paramount CEO Says

The reunion of CBS and Viacom makes complete sense and couldn’t come at a better time, according to Jim Gianopulos, CEO and chairman of Viacom’s Paramount Pictures. “It’s a perfect recombination of two great companies at the perfect time,” he said Sept. 11 at the Ban... More

IBC 2019: Watermarking, Cybersecurity Solutions and More Headed to Amsterdam

From new watermarking solutions and content protection ideas, to everything you need to protect your organization against the latest cyberattacks, members of the Media and Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will bring the latest in the security space to IBC. This story cov... More