M&E Connections

Streaming Paved the Way for More Effective Ads, Ad Reception

By Andy Marken, President, Marken Communications - At a boat christening party not long ago the owner was stepping from the boat to the dock when the wake of a passing boat made... More

Rutgers Digital Asset Management Program Fills a Unique Gap

As a graduate student at Rutgers, working toward her masters in library and information science (MILS), Yonah Levenson, manager of metadata strategy for WarnerMedia and chair of th... More

M&E Journal: The Capitol Crawl to Disability Rights

By Joe Devon, Co-Founder, Diamond - Imagine the scene on March 12, 1990, when 60 paraplegics got out of their wheelchairs and crawled up the steps of the Capitol Building to pro... More

Adobe Digital Experience GM Touts Company’s Sensei AI, CXM Playbook

After undergoing its own digital transformation, Adobe is helping other companies with their own digital journeys and the company has identified six key areas of focus around which... More

Ampere Analysis: Isolated Consumers Turning to Romance Content

With a vast majority of Americans locked down during the novel coronavirus pandemic, London-based data and analytics firm Ampere Analysis is keeping a close eye on what consumers a... More

The Maddening World of Content Distribution

By Andy Marken, President, Marken Communications - Ever since our early days working with DVD manufacturers, we’ve always had a begrudging respect for pirates. They were much ... More

Industry Execs: Media Will Bounce Back from Coronavirus Impacts

COVID-19 has significantly harmed the media industry, but the sector is learning a lot of lessons from the current crisis and will bounce back, according to Peter White, CEO of the... More

The Truth About Rights and Royalties: What Publishers Need to Know Now

By Richard Whittington, SVP, Media and Entertainment, SAP, and Amos Biegun, Global Head, Rights and Royalties, Vistex — This is the fifth in a series of exclusive industry in... More

GameStop Execs: New Microsoft, Sony Consoles Still Expected This Fall

Despite the ongoing global coronavirus crisis, the new Microsoft Xbox Series X and Sony PlayStation 5 video game consoles are still expected to ship during the 2020 holiday season,... More

M&E Journal: Leveraging 5G to Drive Innovation and Creativity in Hollywood

By Jeffrey Thompson, Senior Director, M&E, Luxoft - The M&E industry is experiencing an unprecedented wave of technological advancements that will continue to disrupt and advanc... More

Akamai Takes Content Protection to the Edge

Akamai March 25 announced it has added additional watermarking partners to its content protection ecosystem, offering yet another level of service protection against piracy threats... More

A Tidal Change in Content Production, Delivery and Consumption

By Andy Marken, President, Marken Communications - Okay, one of our neighbors is driving us nuts! Yes, he has enough toilet paper for his self-imposed quarantine/isolation, b... More

Remote Working Doesn’t Have to Mean Compromise in Productivity or Security

By Ian Main, Technical Marketing Principal, Teradici - With the spread of COVID-19, companies around the world have been transitioning to remote work and canceling travel. Shelt... More

Cognizant, Microsoft Prep ‘What It Means to Belong @ Work’ Report

Professional services firm Cognizant and Microsoft are gearing up to release a new report in late March, one that examines an often-overlooked question about daily life: what does ... More

Rights and Royalty Management: Taming the Digital Supply Chain Headache for Record Labels

By Richard Whittington, SVP, Media and Entertainment, SAP, and Amos Biegun, Global Head, Rights and Royalties, Vistex — This is the fourth in a series of exclusive industry in... More

Whip Media Study: Streamers are Self-Isolating, Looking for Laughs

A new study from content tracking tool TV Time and its parent company Whip Media sees a large majority (91%) of U.S. TV viewers socially distancing, isolating themselves to a degre... More

6 Essential Features to Empower Your Team to Work Remotely

By Jon Finegold, CMO, Signiant — For many, the last few weeks — with the increasing rise in COVID-19 and the resultant impact of the M&E industry — has illuminated t... More

Creative Abundance Will Test Content Industry, Consumers

By Andy Marken, President, Marken Communications - Folks have so many really outstanding streaming entertainment options they’re already suffering from viewing overload.. ... More

M&E Journal: Modern Solutions for Modern Content Deals

By Michael McGuire, Chief Revenue Officer, FilmTrack - Hollywood and its distribution model have changed drastically, and the change is not showing any signs of slowing down. En... More

SAP, Futurum Report Examines ‘What’s Next for Content Streaming Services’

A new white paper from SAP and analyst firm Futurum asks the all-important question “‘What’s Next For Content Streaming Services?” At a time when millions of people have ca... More