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Diamond: Strides Made in Website Accessibility This Year, But More Work Needed

Website accessibility has improved in 2020 from 2019, but there are still many sites that are either fully inaccessible or accessible “with difficulty,” according to Diamond. ... More

Zendesk Exec: M&E Companies Can Survive and Thrive Despite COVID-19 Challenges

The media and entertainment industry has been heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, just like every other type of business – in its specific case, with shuttered film and TV... More

M&E Journal: Reimagining Advertising With Digital: Connecting Buyers and Sellers

By Brajesh Jha, Global Head, Media Entertainment, Genpact - Most media companies have taken significant steps with digital, using automation and artificial intelligence (AI) to ... More

Eluvio: A New Age of Video Distribution

Join the co-founders of Eluvio May 20 for the free webinar “The Eluvio Content Fabric: A Live Webcast for Content Providers” In media and entertainment, sometimes the old wa... More

Zendesk Webinar: Maintaining an Exceptional Viewer Experience in Times of Change

Shuttered productions, shortened release windows and an industry that’s gone almost completely to a work-from-home model. Media and entertainment has felt the impacts of the pand... More

VR, AR Seeing Resurgent Interest During COVID-19

By Michael Darer, Content Marketing Manager, Signiant - Over the last few weeks, I’ve ziplined in Maui, toured the Louvre, and visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New Yo... More

May 12 Cyber, Content Protection Summit: Protecting the New M&E Normal

From planning against insider threats, to keeping screener content safe. Securing the cloud, to identifying cybersecurity weakness in advance. And all in the context of protecting ... More

M&E Journal: Finding the Right Content Financials Solution for M&E

By Kedar Patwardhan, Global Head, M&E Business, Invenio Business Solutions - The unique creative drive of Hollywood to tell stories for enhanced consumer experience has been acc... More

Our Finest Hour Season 1, Episode 4: ‘The Colossal Opportunity’ (‘Sailing into the Storm’)

If COVID-19 has taught us anything thus far, it’s that things we were told weren’t possible — like widespread telecommuting, remote staff meetings and keeping the car in the ... More

Microsoft Azure, Teradici Tout Secure Cloud Remote Work Solution

Amid the increase in remote work that has been necessitated globally by the COVID-19 pandemic, media and entertainment companies have an option to securely and affordably enable th... More

M&E Journal: Cloud Services: Home to Future Media Production

By David Boland, Director Product Marketing, Wasabi - MovieLabs, the nonprofit technology research lab run by Hollywood studios, recently published a milestone white paper prese... More

Our Finest Hour Season 1, Episode 1: ‘The Great Upheaval’

Over the course of just a few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused massive disruption across most every American industry, and media and entertainment hasn’t been immune to th... More

Salesforce Exec, Mark Cuban: Now is a Good Time for Companies to Share Best Practices

As businesses continue to navigate through the current uncertain landscape that has been created by the coronavirus pandemic, now would be a great time for companies – even rival... More

M&E Journal: How Will Content Evolve for the D2C Marketplace?

By Devendra Mishra, Chief Strategist, MESA - Hollywood is on an epic journey to deliver its content direct-to-consumer (D2C), a journey that will not only transform distribution... More

Rutgers Digital Asset Management Program Fills a Unique Gap

As a graduate student at Rutgers, working toward her masters in library and information science (MILS), Yonah Levenson, manager of metadata strategy for WarnerMedia and chair of th... More

Industry Execs: Media Will Bounce Back from Coronavirus Impacts

COVID-19 has significantly harmed the media industry, but the sector is learning a lot of lessons from the current crisis and will bounce back, according to Peter White, CEO of the... More

Caringo, Wasabi Execs Tout ‘Friendly Coopetition’ Between Cloud, On-Prem Storage

Depending on your organization’s storage needs, it sometimes still makes sense to keep your data on-prem and it sometimes makes sense to shift your storage entirely to the cloud.... More

M&E Journal: Leveraging 5G to Drive Innovation and Creativity in Hollywood

By Jeffrey Thompson, Senior Director, M&E, Luxoft - The M&E industry is experiencing an unprecedented wave of technological advancements that will continue to disrupt and advanc... More

6 Essential Features to Empower Your Team to Work Remotely

By Jon Finegold, CMO, Signiant — For many, the last few weeks — with the increasing rise in COVID-19 and the resultant impact of the M&E industry — has illuminated t... More

M&E Journal: Modern Solutions for Modern Content Deals

By Michael McGuire, Chief Revenue Officer, FilmTrack - Hollywood and its distribution model have changed drastically, and the change is not showing any signs of slowing down. En... More