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‘Tech Takes Talent’ Returns to the Hollywood Innovation and Technology Summit Oct. 3 in L.A.

There are new hurdles around every corner for Hollywood’s technology community today, from fulfilling the promise of direct-to-consumer, to making good on the potential metadata,... More

HITS Fall: Edgescan COO to Talk Vulnerability Landscape

One of the basic tenants of a security function for any media and entertainment organization is vulnerability management, figuring out your risk exposure. But what may sound sim... More

Media Excellence Awards Submissions Due Nov. 1

Submissions for the 12th annual Media Excellence Awards (MEA) are being accepted now through Nov. 1. Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) — which ... More

IBC 2019: Russia Sees Its First Dolby Cinema; Microsoft Azure Gets Disney Workflow Deal

As the annual IBC event winds down in Amsterdam, several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) attending the show had news to share. Here’s what Dolby, Mi... More

IBC 2019: EditShare Launches Academy Education Offering; Sony Breaks Out New Hardware

Several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) — including EditShare, NAGRA, Sony, Prime Focus Technologies, Technicolor and Avid — made the most of the ... More

IBC 2019: GrayMeta Adds More Adobe Creative Cloud Functionality; Gracenote Launches ID Distribution System

Several members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) opened IBC 2019 show in Amsterdam with new feature announcements, new services, and even new hires. Here’s w... More

MediaBridge Capital Advisors: Driving Deals That Redefine Media and Entertainment

For years now, major media and technology deals and mergers have had the same name behind them: Boston-based MediaBridge Capital Advisors, a global investment bank that advises com... More

IBC 2019: IT Services, Cloud Breakthroughs and More From MESA Members

From the biggest cloud tech breakthroughs to the smallest, crucial changes in how digital supply chains are managed, members of the Media and Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA)... More

Avid CFO: Company’s in a ‘Very Good Position’ with its Cloud Products

Avid Technology continues to see opportunities from the growing shift of media and entertainment (M&E) companies to the cloud, according to company CFO Ken Gayron. “As the ind... More

Cognizant CEO: Company Wants to ‘Double Down on’ Communications, Media and Tech Business

Cognizant is looking to boost its focus on those segments of its business, including Communications, Media and Technology, that are growing in double digits, according to company C... More

IBC 2019: MESA Members Offer Merchandising, Automation Solutions

Storefront merchandising solutions, multichannel media experiences and more or media and entertainment companies will be on hand at IBC 2019 from members of the Media and Entertai... More

IAB: Adopting VAST 4.2 Should Be a Priority for Advertisers, Broadcasters

Adoption of the updated Video Ad Serving Template (VAST), VAST 4.2, is important for advertisers and broadcasters and it should be prioritized on their roadmaps, according to indus... More

Mixed Signs for the Future of Movies, TV on Disc

Although streaming and other forms of electronic delivery of movies and TV shows continue to increasingly overtake packaged video sales, it remains likely that movies on UHD Blu-r... More

M&E Journal: Servicing D2C Services

By Chris Tribbey, Editorial Director, MESA - During April’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) spent plenty of time discussi... More

IBC 2019: MESA Members Bringing Storage, Cloud Tech

New cloud applications, top storage technologies and full platforms for media and entertainment companies will be on hand at IBC 2019 from members of the Media and Entertainment Se... More

A Brave (and Very Fragmented New World): Ready for Hundreds of Distribution Decisions?

By Stewart Till, Producer, Mediamorph Board Member - Not so long ago content distribution used to be very orderly; a little like one of those rare, unusually calm “Game of Thr... More

Eurofins Digital Testing Adds IMF Analysis Solutions

Quality assurance (QA) and testing services firm Eurofins Digital Testing has inked an exclusive, global licensing agreement with the Institut für Rundfunktechnik (IRT) — a join... More

MESA Members: CCPA is Almost Here, and M&E Companies Must Be Prepared

Media and entertainment companies that stand to be impacted by the coming implementation of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) Jan. 1 have plenty of work to do to comply wi... More

IBC 2019: MESA Members to Showcase Smart Screen Solutions

From platforms that allow media and entertainment companies to get content to every screen, to suites of entertainment data and analytics products that informs video stakeholders o... More

CDSA: Crafting the Right Production Security Guidelines Crucial for M&E Companies

Creating a set of production security guidelines is enormously helpful for media and entertainment organizations, but one size doesn’t fit all, according to the Content Delivery ... More