M&E Connections

Amazon Takes Familiar Page from YouTube Playbook

Amazon jumped hip-deep into the video production pool Tuesday with the launch of its new Amazon Video Direct service, which allows Amazon users to take a page from YouTube’s play... More

Hulu Looks to Mediamorph for Contract Management

Online streaming powerhouse Hulu has partnered with data management services company Mediamorph, with the former using the latter’s rights-centric software platform to get more r... More

MESA Adds to Editorial Staff, Ups Tribbey to Director

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) has made two moves to help improve the editorial content of its series of newsletters and web sites, promoting senior writer ... More

Deluxe-Technicolor, Unique Digital Create Digital Cinema Distribution Alliance

Deluxe Technicolor Digital Cinema (DTDC) — a joint venture of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and Technicolor that provides digital cinema mastering, distribution and managem... More

Dolby CEO: Apple Deal a ‘Significant Milestone’

There was plenty to celebrate during the fiscal second quarter for Dolby, with both revenue and profits up, but there was one specific milestone for the company that CEO Kevin Yeam... More

NAB Show: Adobe Does DRM, SeeQVault Making Gains

By Chris Tribbey Here’s a rundown of the latest news from Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) member companies out of the 2016 NAB Show: From an eye-opening report ... More

DADC NMS Adds Support for Dolby Vision

Sony DADC New Media Solutions’ (NMS) 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc authoring tools have already been used for more than 45 discs released or in production, including several of the fi... More

Deluxe to Showcase Content Creation, Delivery Solutions and Services at NAB 2016

At NAB 2016, Deluxe will showcase solutions that enable the creation and delivery of media in any format, with any workflow, to any destination. These include the software-defined ... More

ContentBridge’s Location, Business Model Changes

Media and entertainment digital supply chain solutions company ContentBridge has given itself a makeover in more ways than one. First, the company is shifting its business model... More

YuMe, IPG Media Lab Evaluate the Impact of Digital Video Ad Lengths

Shifts in the way people consume video content are changing how marketers strategize about video advertising. Increased consumption of snack-sized content, for example, has made sh... More

Deluxe Provides Industry-First Delivery of Live 4K Video Across the Globe Using the Public Internet

Deluxe announced today that its MediaCloud platform has successfully broadcast live 4K video between Europe and North America at over 50Mbps using the public Internet, delivering 1... More

Deluxe Adds FairPlay Streaming to OTT Offering

By Chris Tribbey Deluxe Entertainment Services Group has added support for FairPlay Streaming (FPS) technology to its multiscreen and OTT delivery platform, Deluxe OnDemand. Fair... More

My Eye Media Debuts New Monitoring Platform for Studios, Content Creators

My Eye Media has announced the release of their digital Storefront Testing and Online Retail Monitoring (STORM) platform, which allows film studios and content owners to check the ... More

Adobe, comScore Team Up

By Chris Tribbey Adobe used its Las Vegas Adobe Summit event to make several major announcements March 22, including a new partnership with online tracking firm comScore, one that... More

Adobe Previews Mobile Content Tool

By Chris Tribbey Adobe has given its Adobe Experience Design CC tool an early release in the hopes of garnering feedback from long-time Adobe user experience (UX) designers, the c... More

Civolution, Azure, Deluxe Reps to Tackle the State of E-Screeners

By Chris Tribbey Toward the end of 2015, Hollywood was hit with a massive wave of piracy, with most every major blockbuster and every major awards winner seeing a leaked version... More

Wazee Digital Builds B2B Content Portal For BBC Worldwide

Wazee Digital has successfully launched a business to business content portal for BBC Worldwide’s global sales team to enhance the marketing of programmes to broadcasters from ar... More

DADC NMS Helps Launch New Funimation Mobile App

By Chris Tribbey Sony DADC New Media Solutions (NMS) has helped anime distributor Funimation Entertainment launch a redesigned mobile app for its ad-free anime streaming service, ... More

Virtual Reality: Week In Review

By Jeff Hyatt It's been another interesting week in the world of Virtual Reality, highlighted by two big companies integrating VR into their marketing strategies to hopefully sp... More

Dolby Marks 50th Atmos Home Entertainment Title

By Chris Tribbey March will mark a milestone for Dolby Atmos, the company’s next-generation, object-based surround sound technology, with the 50th home entertainment title to be... More