Exactuals Celebrates SAG-AFTRA Success, Entertainment Partners Partnership

Exactuals and Entertainment Partners will present at HITS Spring May 23 in Los Angeles Los Angeles-based industry payments specialist Exactuals is celebrating sign-ups for its direct deposit service by many of the 160,000-plus union members with SAG-AFTRA, the company announce... More

M&E Journal: The Confluence of Factors Driving Monetization of Hollywood’s Intellectual Property

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, HITS and Chief Strategist, MESA - Hollywood’s “Made in the USA” intellectual property has proven to be the most enduring entertainment in the world. Digital technology has enabled the preproduction, production, marketing, distribut... More

Cinelytic: Improving How M&E Business is Done

Cinelytic will present at HITS Spring May 23 in Los Angeles Combining the best practices of finance, science and tech, and the entertainment sectors, Los Angeles-based Cinelytic has a bold goal: help entertainment industry professionals maximize content success, using machine ... More

HITS Spring: LiveTiles to Look at AI, Bot Strategies

The nascent introduction of artificial intelligence into the workplace means gaining practical insights into how to implement it properly remains a major challenge for many organizations. On May 23 at the HITS Spring event in Los Angeles, Dennis Helms, innovation and experienc... More

Fox CFO: SVOD, eSports Lead Post-Film Business Opportunities

The new Fox Corp. that was recently created in the wake of Disney buying the 20th Century Fox film and television studios is seeing more opportunities in eSports, sports gambling and its Fox Nation subscription video on demand (SVOD) streaming service, according to company CFO St... More

HITS Spring: Birlasoft, Exactuals, Azure Bring Cloud, Payments Knowledge

Executives from Microsoft Azure, Birlasoft, Exactuals and Blizzard Entertainment will all be on hand May 23 at the HITS Spring event in Los Angeles, offering insights into the latest cloud, compliance and payment technologies for the media and entertainment industry. The mid-d... More

Videocites Launches Re-Streaming Detection Service

AI-based content protection and management services firm Videocites is launching a new service that automatically tracks illegally shared streaming video on social media platforms, covering both live events and theatrical and TV content. The Discover Live service is based on V... More

HITS Spring: AFI, EIDR to Discuss ‘Enabling the Future’

One of the latest groups to join the ranks of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) unique ID registry system is the American Film Institute (AFI), and along with its mission to preserve the history of motion pictures, the group’s charged with educating future filmmakers... More

HITS Spring: MicroStrategy to Share Enterprise Analytics Insights

At the May 23 HITS Spring event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Rick Pechter, principal solutions architect for MicroStrategy, will offer attendees ideas on how to modernize their analytical capabilities, in the breakout session “An Intelligent Way to Drive Adop... More

HITS Spring: 5th Kind to Tackle ‘Metadata Endgame’

At the May 23 HITS Spring event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Steve Cronan, CEO of 5th Kind, will show attendees how they can make the most of everything they have, using metadata. “The Metadata Endgame: What is Studio Asset Management?” breakout presenta... More