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Take the DAM(n) Tour Returns (Digitally) April 15-16

For six years, the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and its content solutions strategists have led content owners and other NAB Show attendees on two-hour guided ... More

Adobe CEO: COVID-19 ‘Changing Everything About Life and Work as We Know It’

The growing importance of digital experiences are only being amplified amid the current coronavirus crisis, according to Shantanu Narayen, Adobe CEO and president, as his company u... More

Tape Ark Details Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Data Migration Process

Faced with the daunting challenge of preserving video content trapped on old, decaying tape media and an obsolescent infrastructure, the archives of Cleveland’s Rock & Roll H... More

Caringo, Wasabi Execs Tout ‘Friendly Coopetition’ Between Cloud, On-Prem Storage

Depending on your organization’s storage needs, it sometimes still makes sense to keep your data on-prem and it sometimes makes sense to shift your storage entirely to the cloud.... More

Business as Usual: More Important Than Ever, Even If It Takes Extra Planning

By Jack Wyrick, Business Development, Chesapeake Systems - Coffee: check! Power cable plugged in: check! Favorite home-office chair: check! Remote access to media: check? Wh... More

MESA Launches Free Global Member E-Calendar

With in-person events on hold and more companies offering online events to replace them during the pandemic, the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) has launched a compl... More

M&E Journal: Applying Intelligent Analytics to Greenlighting and Marketing

By Timothy Sheehy, VP M&E, Birlasoft - Need a reason to pay attention? Let’s start by looking at the numbers: 80 percent of films lose money. 64 percent of TV shows are cancel... More

Digital Offering, Expanded NAB NY Show to Replace NAB 2020 Vegas

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced March 20 that the 2020 NAB Show, originally scheduled to be held in April in Las Vegas, will not be rescheduled this year, ... More

BeBop, Sony, NHRA Tout Benefits of Moving Post-Production to the Cloud

Sports brands need to increase the value of their assets while keeping their fans engaged in compelling content and there are several advantages for them to move their post-product... More

MESA Members Go Remote, Offer Free Product Access in Response to COVID-19

With the continued spread of the coronavirus, members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) have responded with free offerings of their top products, moves to f... More

Update on Tap for Language Metadata Table

Enhancements continue to be made to the Language Metadata Table (LMT) open-source table of language metadata codes geared toward the broadcast and entertainment industries, and the... More

Whip Media: Streaming Wars a ‘Brute Force’ Game Today

LOS ANGELES — Dave Cornella, SVP of global strategic accounts for Whip Media Group, looks at the streaming landscape today, and sees a problem. “If you look at our industry ... More

Adobe CEO: Company Continued to See Document Cloud ‘Momentum’ in Q1

Strength in Adobe Document Cloud, as well as continued growing demand for Adobe’s mobile applications, provided a boost for the company’s results in the first quarter (ended Fe... More

MESA Update on COVID-19 Impact on Events

As news coverage of the impact and severity of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) unfolds, and reverberates in context to our industry, we will continue to provide updates to our rea... More

BeBop Technology Offers Remote Work Insights

To keep the industry working when remote is needed, what are some of the best practices needed to make that happen? That’s the question BeBop Technology is tackling in a serie... More

April NAB Show Postponed Over COVID-19 Concerns

The late-April NAB Show is the latest media and entertainment conference to be put on hold over concerns with the growing spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), with NAB presi... More

COVID-19 Statement to All MESA Communities

Over the past six weeks we have closely monitored the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as it has spread throughout the world. The cancelation of Mobile World Congress in ... More

NASA JPL CIO Explores Hollywood Similarities With Space Exploration

LOS ANGELES — Randi Levin, CIO for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), sees a lot of similarities between the technology needs for Hollywood and for space exploration. And not jus... More

Cinelytic CEO: Finding the Silver (Data) Lining in Pervasive Piracy

LOS ANGELES — Nobody in the industry is a fan of piracy and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing. It’s billions out of the pockets of content owners, creators, and everyone associat... More

Shazam Founder: Building to Scale Takes Perseverance … and a Bit of Luck

LOS ANGELES — When Chris Barton and his friends came up with the idea of Shazam in 1999 — to allow for mobile identification of any song, anywhere — it was years before smart... More