M&E Connections

M&E Journal: 5 Digital Transformation Principles for Media and Entertainment

By Hassan Alzein, Chief Technologist, Technology Media and Telecom Industry, DXC Technology - M&E companies have a choice: They can embrace the digital revolution, analyze the p... More

Illumio Adds CMO, Announces Major Customer Gains

Data center and cloud cybersecurity specialist Illumio announced July 10 that it’s bringing aboard its first-ever chief marketing officer, bringing industry vet Bobby Guhasarkar ... More

AWS, Qumulo, Teradici: Studios Should Jump Start Their Journeys to the Cloud

Most studios now know that the cloud offers significant value for the media and entertainment industry and those that haven’t already done so really ought to start their journeys... More

M&E Journal: Virtual Digital Labor for Hire

By Ashish Tikku, Regional Intelligent Automation and Industry Solutions Lead, Avanade - The development phase is over. You’ve got a great script in hand, have scouted location... More

Veritone Lands AI Ad Analytics Deal With Cox Media Group

Artificial intelligence operating system firm Veritone has landed a deal with Cox Media Group (CMG), with the media conglomerate agreeing to use the AI-powered OS aiWARE’s Verito... More

M&E Journal: D2C ASAP … Not So Fast

By Rob Gardos, CEO, Mediamorph - In 2018, Deloitte’s Digital Media Trends Survey reported that, for the first time, more than half (69 percent) of U.S. households were subscri... More

Future of MoviePass Remains Murky as Regal Prepares Rival Subscription Service

The future of MoviePass remained unclear after the busy holiday moviegoing weekend in the U.S., one dominated by Sony’s “Spider-Man: Far from Home.” The once-promising mov... More

EY Announces 700-Plus Partner Promotions Worldwide

Global assurance, transaction and advisory services firm Ernst & Young (EY) has announced 733 partner promotions at its offices around the world, with women and emerging markets re... More

Sony Debuts Premium 4K UHD Blu-ray Player

Sony Electronics has revealed its new flagship Blu-ray Disc player, the UBP-X1100ES, featuring 4K UHD video, High Dynamic Range (HDR), Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos and 4K upscaling up... More

M&E Journal: Storage Performance vs. Scalability: No Longer an Either/or Scenario

By Molly Presley, Director of Product Marketing, Qumulo - Imagine for a moment that you are a studio administrator, managing the editing suites for a major film. Pretty exciting... More

FilmTrack Delivers Wavelength Content Exchange Platform for New York’s WNET

Contract, rights, and royalties management solution specialists FilmTrack is celebrating a new endeavor with WNET, a flagship PBS station in New York, with FilmTrack developing a c... More

Teradici Report: Companies Overwhelmingly See Importance of Hybrid, Multicloud Strategies

IT professionals at companies across multiple vertical industries now overwhelmingly understand the increasing importance of a hybrid or multicloud strategy -- whether they’ve im... More

M&E Journal: Your Customer Journey Starts With Digital Transformation

By Jade McQueen, Senior Managing Director, M&E, Box - The entertainment industry saw a massive consolidation last year with some of the biggest players joining forces and reshap... More

Google Cloud Exec: Be Flexible During Your Cloud Journey

Shifting to the cloud offers many advantages and there are several paths organizations can take on their journey to the cloud — but each company must evaluate which path is the c... More

M&E Journal: Feeding the Content Beast

By Ashley Bailey, Product Marketing Manager, M&E, Veritone - Consumer demand for all types of content, available on all platforms, has never been greater. For M&E companies, it... More

M&E Journal: How ‘Local’ Is Leading the Way Toward a Global, New World in Post Production

By Marcy Gilbert, Founder, CEO, International Digital Centre - Today’s streaming platforms, with worldwide volume and connections, realize that the process of adapting source ... More

Gracenote Adds Video Popularity Score to Advanced Discovery Metadata Offerings

Gracenote has introduced a video metadata offering it said June 19 was designed to help customers find the most popular movie and TV content. Gracenote Video Popularity Score, t... More

12th Annual Media Excellence Awards Accepting Submissions

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) is partnering once again with the Media Excellence Awards (MEA), which is now accepting nominees for its 12th annual awards event... More

Technicolor Exec: ‘We’re Still in a Crawl Phase’ with Extended Reality

NEW YORK — It’s still just the early days for augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and other forms of extended reality (XR), and funding remains challenging as applicat... More

M&E Journal: Security is a Necessary Cost of Doing Business. Fact or Fiction?

By Chris Johnson, CEO and President, and Mathew Gilliat-Smith, Advisor, Convergent Risks - Until recently, responses to security recommendations requiring budget have included r... More