HITS Exclusives

MESA’s OTT Academy Hits L.A. March 3

The afternoon of Tuesday, March 3 sees the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) return to its supply chain roots, hosting the OTT Supply Chain Academy at the Luxe Sunset ... More

Moving to the Cloud: White Paper Examines Post, VFX Concerns

At this week’s HPA Tech Retreat in Palm Springs, Calif., Entertainment Technologies Inc. and cloud specialists RStor will debut a new white paper “Moving to the Cloud: A Practi... More

Deluxe GM: ‘Balanced Fusion’ of Talent, Technology Needed to Meet Today’s Challenges

Deluxe is using new technology and tools to help meet new post-production challenges. That and a huge, distributed workforce, made up of more than 6,000 translators, scripting edit... More

Winter ‘M&E Journal’ Examines Cloud, Automation Advances

The winter edition of the “M&E Journal,” published by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and geared toward senior media and entertainment executives who oversee... More

Premiere Digital Acquires Inflight Entertainment Specialist CMI Media

Media services, distribution and tech solutions firm Premiere Digital has acquired Stamford, Conn.-based CMI Media Management (CMI), a localization vendor that acts as a preferred ... More

Smart Hollywood Summit Returns to L.A. March 4

What started years ago as Metadata Madness — a gathering of metadata specialists in the industry — and evolved into the Smart Content Summit — looking at industry application... More

CES 2020: LG, Microsoft Azure Partner on B2B Innovations

LAS VEGAS — To close out the 2020 edition of CES, LG Electronics announced it is partnering with Microsoft to build its automotive infotainment systems, management systems and ot... More

Entertainment Partners Acquires SyncOnSet

Payroll specialist Entertainment Partners (EP) announced Jan. 13 that it has acquired SyncOnSet Technologies and its Emmy-winning collaboration and productivity tools for the enter... More

CES 2020: Synamedia Shares Dire Illegal Streaming Stats; Luxoft Debuts New Mobility Tech

LAS VEGAS — To kick off the 2020 edition of CES, video software provider Synamedia shared its findings of a new anti-piracy study, showing more than three million streaming crede... More

Luxoft Partners with Microsoft on Connected Vehicle Solutions

DXC Technology’s Luxoft division announced Jan. 2 that it’s expanding its partnership with Microsoft, working with Microsoft’s Connected Vehicle Platform to more quickly deli... More

CPS 2019: Convergent Risks on Getting Security Right in the Cloud

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — If correctly configured and when relevant best practice standards are followed, cloud workflows create undisputed speed, cost and security benefits — b... More

Gartner Exec Tackles the Key Competencies for Success in WiTH Keynote

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — There are several key competencies that highly successful technology individuals and teams tend to have, according to Erin Griffin, senior executive part... More

CPS 2019: IBM Looks at Non-Traditional Approaches to Cloud Security

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — As media and entertainment organizations increasingly embrace the benefits of open, internet-based communications and cloud services, they’re entering ... More

Latest Cast & Crew Acquisition Could Be Its Biggest Yet

Theatrical payroll provider Checks & Balances. Screenwriting software firm Final Draft. Live events payroll specialist CAPS. In the last four years, production payroll services... More

CPS 2019: IBM, Convergent Risks to Look at State of Cloud Security

Attendees of the Dec. 4 Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Los Angeles will walk away better informed on the industry’s state of cloud security, thanks to a pair of breakout sess... More

CPS 2019: SHIFT, Richey May Technology to Address Security Challenges

Sharing your pre-release content outside of your organization carries risks, but is an unavoidable truth due to many of the workflows that exist today. And from dailies, to work-in... More

Cognizant CFO: Cloud Migration Will Continue to Be ‘Big Opportunity’

As a growing number of companies continue to shift to the cloud, cloud migration services “will continue to be a big opportunity” for Cognizant, according to its CFO, Karen McL... More

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