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Cinelytic: Improving How M&E Business is Done

Cinelytic will present at HITS Spring May 23 in Los Angeles Combining the best practices of finance, science and tech, and the entertainment sectors, Los Angeles-based Cinelytic... More

Fox CFO: SVOD, eSports Lead Post-Film Business Opportunities

The new Fox Corp. that was recently created in the wake of Disney buying the 20th Century Fox film and television studios is seeing more opportunities in eSports, sports gambling a... More

HITS Spring: Birlasoft, Exactuals, Azure Bring Cloud, Payments Knowledge

Executives from Microsoft Azure, Birlasoft, Exactuals and Blizzard Entertainment will all be on hand May 23 at the HITS Spring event in Los Angeles, offering insights into the late... More

HITS Spring: AFI, EIDR to Discuss ‘Enabling the Future’

One of the latest groups to join the ranks of the Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) unique ID registry system is the American Film Institute (AFI), and along with its missio... More

HITS Spring: Richey May, New Wave Offer Content Protection Lessons

For the May 23 HITS Spring event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, JT Gaietto, executive director of Richey May Technology Solutions’ cybersecurity practice, and Ri... More

HITS Spring: Entertainment Partners Brings Digital Food for Thought

At the May 23 HITS Spring event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Darren Ehlers, SVP of product management for Entertainment Partners, will share a simple message: di... More

M&E Journal: Digital Disruption is Underway

By Jennifer Cooper, Global Head, Media Industry Strategy, Microsoft - It doesn’t take a trained eye to recognize that the M&E industry is rapidly undergoing digital disruption... More

HITS Spring: Spark Digital to Look at the Future of Geotargeting

From targeting content within a physical space to localizing content for global markets, using time and place data to get compelling, targeted content to customers is more importan... More

Viacom CEO: Company Made Progress With OTT, Paramount in Q2

Viacom made strides in its second quarter (ended March 31) on multiple fronts, including Paramount Pictures and expansion of its TV network distribution across traditional, digital... More

Disney’s Iger: Company’s Still Boosting Content for Disney Plus Launch

As Disney continues to prepare for the U.S. launch of its Disney Plus direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming service Nov. 12 at $6.99 a month, the company is still working to boost the... More

HITS Spring: SoftServe to Hype Hybrid Recommendation Engines

Digital media companies are facing a recommendation engine challenge today, one that sees many of these solutions falling short, when it comes to making the most of the user experi... More

Salesforce Exec: Welcome to the ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’

NEW YORK — We’re living in a significant era of change in which everyone is connected all the time and devices are becoming increasingly smart thanks to technologies including ... More

HITS Spring: Cinelytic CEO to Show Predictive Insights

At the May 23 HITS Spring event at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles, Tobias Queisser, co-founder and CEO of predictive analytics specialists Cinelytic will offer attende... More

Dolby’s Bullish on New Netflix High-Quality Audio Feature, Transition to ATSC 3.0

Dolby is upbeat about the new high-quality audio feature that Netflix announced May 1 for its streaming video customers and the ongoing transition to the new Advanced Television Sy... More

Google Economist, Blockgraph GM Highlight HITS Spring Program

Qing Wu, senior economist with Google, Jason Manningham, GM of blockchain TV audience platform Blockgraph, and Laurie H. Hutzler, CEO of Emotional Tool Box Screenwriting will all t... More

M&E Journal: Digital Pre-Release Screeners: How Online Platforms Can Eliminate Costs and Provide Greater Peace of Mind

By Beth Harris, VP Marketing, PIX - Managing, organizing, and distributing publicity screeners isn’t an easy job. Although the industry has taken “baby steps” towards ... More

Women in Technology: Hollywood Announces 2019 Leadership Awards Winners

Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH), an organization that serves as a catalyst for the advancement of women in entertainment technology, has announced the winners of its third an... More

SMPTE Audience Hears Trusted Partner Network Details

The sheer amount of content being created today isn’t just putting stress on content creators, it’s also pushing the vendors servicing that content to their limits. And that me... More

NAB 2019: CDSA Details Guidelines to Secure Film, TV Productions

LAS VEGAS — The first content and cybersecurity guidelines for protecting film and television productions against cyber and physical theft were recently released by the Content D... More

NAB 2019: New Technologies Mean New Content Protection Challenges, MovieLabs Says

LAS VEGAS — The piracy landscape is continuing to evolve and new technologies including artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain are presenting new challenges for content owne... More