‘Tech Takes Talent’ Returns to the Hollywood Innovation and Technology Summit Oct. 3 in L.A.

There are new hurdles around every corner for Hollywood’s technology community today, from fulfilling the promise of direct-to-consumer, to making good on the potential metadata,... More

M&E Journal: Direct-to-Consumer: The Hard Road Ahead for Hollywood Studios

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, HITS and Chief Strategist, MESA - Hollywood has long relied on exhibitors and retailers to deliver its products to the consumer through a... More

Salesforce Exec: Acquisitions of ClickSoftware, Tableau Provide Opportunities

Salesforce sees opportunities from its recent acquisitions of ClickSoftware and Tableau Software, according to Bill Patterson, EVP and GM of Service Cloud at the company. “Our... 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, Mi... 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 ... 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 w... 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 com... More

IBC 2019: IT Services, Cloud Breakthroughs and More From MESA Members

From the biggest cloud tech breakthroughs to the smallest, crucial changes in how digital supply chains are managed, members of the Media and Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA)... More

Avid CFO: Company’s in a ‘Very Good Position’ with its Cloud Products

Avid Technology continues to see opportunities from the growing shift of media and entertainment (M&E) companies to the cloud, according to company CFO Ken Gayron. “As the ind... More

Cognizant CEO: Company Wants to ‘Double Down on’ Communications, Media and Tech Business

Cognizant is looking to boost its focus on those segments of its business, including Communications, Media and Technology, that are growing in double digits, according to company C... More

IBC 2019: MESA Members Offer Merchandising, Automation Solutions

Storefront merchandising solutions, multichannel media experiences and more or media and entertainment companies will be on hand at IBC 2019 from members of the Media and Entertai... More

Mixed Signs for the Future of Movies, TV on Disc

Although streaming and other forms of electronic delivery of movies and TV shows continue to increasingly overtake packaged video sales, it remains likely that movies on UHD Blu-r... More