HITS Exclusives

From Data to Distribution: ‘M&E Journal’ Digital Edition Now Available

The spring edition of the “M&E Journal: Navigating the Next New” magazine — featuring insights from dozens of media and entertainment industry executives — is now available... More

My Eye Media’s Reyes: Promising Initial Feedback for STORM Platform

Initial client feedback to My Eye Media’s new digital Storefront Testing and Online Retail Monitoring (STORM) platform has been “very positive,” Juan Reyes, the company’s c... More

ZOO Digital: Using Technology to Work Smarter

Every major studio (and more than one independent) looks to London-based ZOO Digital for subtitling, captioning and localization services. And what makes the company stand apart fr... More

Prime Focus Technologies CEO: Tear Down Internal Silos

A combination of flat revenue growth and growing operational costs for media and entertainment companies means Hollywood needs to start getting inventive, according to Ramki Sankar... More

HITS Panelists: Digital Disruption’s Happening Across Multiple Industries

The massive changes that are happening as a result of digital technology are being felt across multiple industries, from media and entertainment companies to the education sector, ... More

Girls’ Lounge CEO: Collaboration’s the Key to Business Success, Gender Equality

Collaboration is the key to success in the technology industry and other business sectors, as well as to achieving true gender equality, Shelley Zalis, CEO and founder of The Girls... More

Tata Communications: Solutions for any Enterprise (MESA)

The media and entertainment industry is synonymous with creativity and innovation. With the proliferation of smartphones, tablets, and HD TVs, consumers expect to see movies, video... More

HITS Conference Breakout Sessions Highlight Monetization, Metadata and Operation Efficiencies

When the main stage closes at the May 25 "Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet" event in Los Angeles, attendees will have four different innovation and technology showcase ... More

MasterCard Keynote at HITS Conference to Tackle Analytics

By Chris Tribbey One of the main keynotes attendees at the May 25 “Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet” event in Los Angeles won’t involve someone from the media ... More

CIO Panel to Tackle Distribution, Analytics at HITS Conference

There’s a full slate of panels and keynotes on tap to keep Hollywood’s IT crowd fully engaged at the May 25 “Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet” event in Los Ange... More

Pulitzer Winner Kaplan to Keynote May 25 HITS Conference

When Fred Kaplan takes the stage May 25 in Los Angeles at “Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet,” he’ll argue that — for purposes of helping to provide security fro... More

NAB Show: MESA Member Focus

By Chris Tribbey The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) asked its members attending the NAB Show to highlight what they offered at the annual confab. This is the fir... More

MESA Members New, Old Bringing Their Best to NAB

With more than 100,000 attendees, the annual NAB Show confab in recent years has been quietly making itself just as important as the Consumer Electronics Show, at least when it com... More

Entertainment Partners: Tackling the Changing World of Entertainment Payroll

Cutting a check used to be a pretty simple task. But in today’s media and entertainment industry, there’s nothing simple about paying everyone involved in a production. Ent... More

The Top 10 Challenges Hollywood IT Organizations Face Now

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, Hollywood IT Society In unveiling a proposal for the complex and unwieldy state budget of California earlier this year, Governor Jerry Br... More

Women in Technology: Hollywood Hosts Breakfast on March 22

By Chris Tribbey Before the media and entertainment industry gathers the afternoon of March 22 in Los Angeles to tackle the state of screeners at the “Content Protection Briefin... More

Evolution Digital: Making Cable Operators ‘Aggregators of Choice’

When Evolution Digital first came on the scene, the Centennial, Colo.-based company’s goal was simple: provide solutions for small- and medium-sized cable operators, to help them... More

ValueLabs: ‘Boutique’ In All The Right Ways

By Chris Tribbey ValueLabs — a privately owned technology services company out of Hyderabad, India — uses the word “boutique” to describe itself, but in the vein that it o... More

DSB Consulting Founder: ‘Our Specialty is Helping Clients Evolve’

By Chris Tribbey From his time as network administrator at the Survivors of the Shoah Foundation, to his years as director of research and development for Technicolor, to consul... More

M&E Journal: What is Smart Content? (And why should you care?)

By Guy Finley, Executive Director, MESA From M&E Journal Winter 2014-15 What is Smart Content and why should you care? This was the opening comment I posed to a recent asse... More