HITS Exclusives

Adobe Adds Experience Platform Innovations to Power CXM

Adobe has updated its Adobe Experience Platform, an open and extensible platform for Customer Experience Management (CXM), to include industry-first data governance capabilities, a... More

CPS 2019: Afternoon Keynoter to Offer Proactive Deepfake Ideas

When industry leaders from Hollywood studios, TV networks and the content production community converge on the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles Dec. 4 for the 10th annual Co... More

Microsoft Azure, Nokia Partner on AI, IoT Initiatives

Microsoft Azure’s cloud solutions and Nokia’s mission-critical networking expertise are being combined to help both enterprises and communications service providers (CSPs) tack... More

10th Annual CPS Addresses Evolution of Community in Security

Producing content in a secure environment — and protecting that content in an evolving media distribution ecosystem — requires a level of trust in today’s Hollywood. Transpar... More

MarkLogic Webinar to Offer Ideas on Data Governance

It’s no secret that mining value from data is an entertainment industry priority, and knowing where your data comes from — and how to monetize it for every screen — requires ... More

Verizon CFO: Company’s Media Group is ‘Building Momentum’

Verizon saw promising results in the Verizon Media Group during the company’s third quarter (ended Sept. 30), according to company executives. That business division is “bui... More

NAB Show New York 2019: GrayMeta, Microsoft Azure, Sony, Wasabi Tout Latest Products, Services, Strategies

NEW YORK — GrayMeta, Microsoft Azure, Sony and Wasabi were among the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) members that showcased their latest products, services and str... More

WiTH Summit Keynote: Embrace What You Fear

Joze Piranian has dealt with a stutter his entire life. Today he’s a stand-up comedian, an inspirational speaker, and a TEDx presenter. “I hated that I couldn’t say the wo... More

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