HITS Exclusives

TV Time Acquires Mediamorph, Revamps Into Whip Media Group

Content tracking platform company TV Time has agreed to acquire content value management (CVM) platform operator Mediamorph, the companies announced Oct. 15. TV Time, which is u... More

HITS Fall: Effective Data Governance is Crucial for Entertainment Companies, MarkLogic Says

Getting value from data is a top priority for entertainment companies and having an effective data governance strategy plays a key role in accomplishing that mission, according to ... More

HITS Fall: Companies Can Boost Their Digital Workplaces with Office 365, LiveTiles Says

Many organizations have Office 365, but few of them — including in the media and entertainment (M&E) sector — are taking full advantage of it, according to David Salter, direct... More

HITS Fall: Tech Can Only Take You So Far, Keynoter Says

LOS ANGELES — During her 16 years between Fox and ABC as a head of development, Cheryl Bayer helped develop popular shows like “Malcolm in the Middle,” “Sex in the City,”... More

HITS Fall: CEOs, CIOs and COOs Highlight ‘Tech Takes Talent’ Program

The full-day HITS Fall program awaiting attendees Oct. 3 in Los Angeles will tackle everything from how CIOs are addressing new content production and distribution challenges, to w... More

WiTH Foundation Update at Women’s SoCal Leadership Summit

Once programming concludes for the annual HITS Fall event Oct. 3 in Los Angeles, the Women’s SoCal Leadership Summit will immediately kick off, with a pair of keynotes and a disc... More

HITS Fall: Keynoters to Look at the Future of AR, Physical Production Concerns

The CEO of augmented reality (AR) technology firm Living Popups and a longtime planning consultant and expert in technical design are the bookend keynote presenters for the Oct. 3 ... More

‘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

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: 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

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

M&E Journal: Servicing D2C Services

By Chris Tribbey, Editorial Director, MESA - During April’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) spent plenty of time discussi... More

IBC 2019: MESA Members Bringing Storage, Cloud Tech

New cloud applications, top storage technologies and full platforms for media and entertainment companies will be on hand at IBC 2019 from members of the Media and Entertainment Se... More

MESA Members: CCPA is Almost Here, and M&E Companies Must Be Prepared

Media and entertainment companies that stand to be impacted by the coming implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Jan. 1 have plenty of work to do to comply wi... More

M&E Journal: Next-Gen Recruitment: Growing the Language Localization Talent Pool

By Scott Rose, CTO, SDI Media - Most of the talent engaged in foreign language localization — lip-sync dubbing, voice-over, subtitling and access services — operate on a fre... More

LiveTiles: Bots Should Reduce the Workload, Not Displace It

AI is a relatively recent workplace introduction, and finding practical insights on how to implement it into your company is hard to come by. For Dennis Helms, innovation and ex... More

M&E Journal: Production in the Cloud: 5 Questions to Ask

By Spencer Stephens, Principal, techXmedia, and David Goldman, GM, ORock Media - Media production isn’t a hyperscale industry. Migrating production workloads to the cloud intr... More

Microsoft Azure: Evolving Your Editorial Pipeline Means Shifting to the Cloud

You used to be able to air-gap your edit bay, but the scale and volume of content today means you need geometrically more capacity, so shifting to the cloud is the logical next ste... More

EIDR: Technology is Helping, Hindering Workflow in Production

As the media and entertainment industry continues its digital transformation, technology is, in some ways, both helping and hindering workflow in production. What can only help ... More