M&E Connections

When Offices Reopen, Everything Will Be Different

In the middle of a Microsoft Team meeting, the company CEO left his home office to refresh his coffee and when he came back, his head of marketing said he didn’t realize it was c... More

M&E Journal: 5 Must-Haves for Microsoft Teams Adoption and Data Security

By David Salter, Director, Technology Solutions, LiveTiles - Microsoft Teams adoption recently hit a new high with 44 million daily active users, spiking a whopping 37 percent i... More

Disney to Launch New Star Streaming Service and Release ‘Mulan’ on Disney Plus

Disney is doubling down on its direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming initiatives amid the ongoing global pandemic, saying it plans to launch a new international general entertainment ... More

M&E Journal: Distributed Production Under Lockdown … and Beyond

By Chuck Parker, CEO, Sohonet - We’re all using remote technologies to remain connected during this unprecedented time. While this shift has intensified in recent weeks, it is... More

Dolby CEO: Strong Atmos, Vision Adoption Continues

Despite ongoing challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Dolby saw bright spots in the fiscal third quarter ended June 26 that included continued strong Dolby Atmos and Dolby V... More

WiTH, PepUp Tech Host Alumni Event

Earlier this summer, Women in Technology Hollywood (WiTH) partnered up with nonprofit PepUp Tech (an organization that provides underrepresented students access to both mentors and... More

More Content, More Distribution Options, More Challenges

If you’re going to have bad stuff happen (global pandemic, worldwide social and racial realignment, and international economic unrest) there’s probably no better time to reshuf... More

Adobe: COVID-19 is Speeding the Transformation to a Paperless Hollywood

One of the few positive things to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic has been the increased push for a paperless Hollywood that has resulted from it, according to Adobe. A growin... More

M&E Day: ‘Good Progress’ Made With App & Cloud Framework, CDSA Says

The Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) has “made good progress” so far with its App & Cloud Framework, according to Ben Schofield, CDSA project manager and... More

M&E Journal: New Decade, New Cloud-Enabled Production Workflows

By Stephen Tallamy, CTO, EditShare - The cloud is everywhere and nowhere. It’s certainly intangible: very few people know exactly what goes on inside this nebulous artifact. ... More

Akamai Piracy Paper Stresses Better Data, Collaboration

Ian Munford, director of industry strategy, marketing and solutions for Akamai, surveys the current piracy landscape, and sees a number of problems: the worldwide data around pirac... More

M&E Journal: Getting Creative With Work-From-Home Technology

By Dean Fernandes, VP Offer Management, Workplace, Mobility, DXC Technology - Businesses around the world are getting a crash course in distributed workforce management during t... More

MESA Member Webinar Week Ahead: July 27-31

Akamai holds its Edge Live virtual summit, Caringo looks at the evolution of media management, and Adobe looks at what’s possible in a paperless future in the industry. Those ... More

M&E Journal: Accomplishing Rapid Closed-Captioning Across All Platforms, Using AI

By Russell Wise, SVP, Digital Nirvana - New OTT platforms are entering the streaming marketplace at a dizzying speed, vying to address consumers’ continually increasing deman... More

M&E Day: New Tools Will Help Studios Produce and Deliver From Home, 5th Kind CEO Says

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it crucial for studios to deliver assets by using digital assets management (DAM) workflows to finish production elements and collaborate, and new 5t... More

M&E Day: Pandemic Created Challenges and ‘Black Swan’ Opportunity, Eluvio CEO Says

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for segments of the media and entertainment industry, but also created a “Black Swan” moment that calls for extreme inn... More

M&E Journal: Distributed Teamwork: It’s Not ‘When,’ It’s ‘Now’

By Ruven Gotz, Director, Workplace Experience Solutions, Avanade - Humans are social creatures. We rely on body language, facial expressions and vocalizations to interpret the m... More

Crossing Borders: Streaming Firms Address Lost Revenue Challenges

Back in 2017 the company that is synonymous with streaming had this then-odd idea of putting up the full season of shows all at once, allowing people to binge watch it all, instead... More

M&E Journal: What Now? What Next?

On July 23, DigitalFilm Tree CEO Ramy Katrib will speak at the free webinar “Secure Post in the Age of COVID – Guarding Your Media From Hackers.” By Nancy Jundi, COO, Digi... More

Box CEO: M&E Firms That Survive & Thrive Will Be Those That Transform the Most

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the media and entertainment companies that are able to “get ahead will be those that transform the most, that are able to accelerate their jou... More