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Tape Ark Details Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Data Migration Process

Faced with the daunting challenge of preserving video content trapped on old, decaying tape media and an obsolescent infrastructure, the archives of Cleveland’s Rock & Roll H... More

MESA Launches Free Global Member E-Calendar

With in-person events on hold and more companies offering online events to replace them during the pandemic, the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) has launched a compl... More

BeBop, Sony, NHRA Tout Benefits of Moving Post-Production to the Cloud

Sports brands need to increase the value of their assets while keeping their fans engaged in compelling content and there are several advantages for them to move their post-product... More

MESA Members Go Remote, Offer Free Product Access in Response to COVID-19

With the continued spread of the coronavirus, members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) have responded with free offerings of their top products, moves to f... More

MESA Update on COVID-19 Impact on Events

As news coverage of the impact and severity of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) unfolds, and reverberates in context to our industry, we will continue to provide updates to our rea... More

COVID-19 Statement to All MESA Communities

Over the past six weeks we have closely monitored the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as it has spread throughout the world. The cancelation of Mobile World Congress in ... More

Cinelytic CEO to Decode Streaming Audience Demand at Smart Summit

Both on the main stage and during a breakout session March at the at the Smart Content Summit in L.A., Tobias Queisser, co-founder and CEO of Cinelytic, will get a unique insight i... More

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