ESCA Returned to HITS Fall with Innovative, Deep-Dive Supply Chain Solutions

The Entertainment Supply Chain Academy (ESCA) was the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance’s (MESA) first brand, first community and the genesis for the Alliance, and its one-... More

M&E Journal: Is AI-Driven Metadata the Best Kept Secret in Hollywood?

By Ian Cameron, VP of Digital Media, and Daniel Mayer, CMO and SVP for Products, Expert System Enterprise - In 2016, the seven biggest film studios were hit by an estimated 15 p... More

Videocites: Tracking Videos, Wherever They Go

Video-based search is a powerful novel technology that enables a new set of tools for superior video discovery and management. That’s where Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) firm V... More

HITS Fall: LiveTiles Shares Intelligent Workplace Ideas

If you’re going to bring artificial intelligence into your business — in order to make it a more intelligent workplace — you need to ask yourself a few simple questions, acco... More

HITS Fall: EIDR’s Roadmap Looks Bright

LOS ANGELES — Will Kreth, executive director of the Entertainment ID Registry (EIDR), looks at the current, collaborative ID initiatives being undertaken today by the entertainme... More

HITS Fall: Gracenote’s Studio System ‘Makes Sense of the Data’

LOS ANGELES — Bill Isbell, director of sales for Gracenote, received an odd request one day from one of the clients using the company’s Studio System enterprise-level collabora... More

HITS Fall: Ooyala’s Sakata Stresses Importance of Supply Chain Metadata

LOS ANGELES — Glen Sakata knows metadata — and making sure it’s done right — can be intimidating to some. But it doesn’t have to be. “When you look at it from the en... More

M&E Journal: How New Live TV Streamers Could Transform TV With User Data

By Steven Herrera, Consultant, Zaszou - Cord cutting — switching from cable or satellite TV to online video — appeals to consumers tired of paying high prices for large bund... More

HITS Fall: EIDR Workshop to Tackle Supply Chain, TAXI Complete

Following a full morning of keynotes, panels and use-case presentations Oct. 4 at the Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit (HITS) Fall event in Los Angeles, the heads of th... More

M&E Journal: The Value of Analyzing Data as a Performance Tool and Service Offering

By Ramón Bretón, Chief Technology Officer, 3rd I QC - To say that computers are ubiquitous in today’s business world is a vast understatement. One byproduct of the computeri... More

Adobe, Microsoft, SAP Unveil Open Data Initiative

Adobe, Microsoft and SAP teamed up to introduce an initiative they said was designed to enable their customers to derive more value from their data. The Open Data Initiative, un... More

MESA Members to Be Out in Force at NAB Show New York

Several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) are planning to exhibit at NAB Show New York, Oct. 17-18 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. More than ... More