Tape Ark to Talk Cloud Migration at Smart Content Summit

For the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, making its content accessible while also preserving it for future generations hasn’t been the easiest thing, considering how much video content is trapped on both decaying tape media and obsolete infrastructure. Enter tape-to-cloud migration... More

Shazam Founder to Keynote Smart Content Summit

Bringing a concept from idea to reality is difficult. Getting that reality up to proper scale in today’s consumer environment can prove downright daunting. To share his experiences in doing both successfully, Chris Barton, entrepreneur, founder of Shazam, and former mobile s... More

Moving to the Cloud: White Paper Examines Post, VFX Concerns

At this week’s HPA Tech Retreat in Palm Springs, Calif., Entertainment Technologies Inc. and cloud specialists RStor will debut a new white paper “Moving to the Cloud: A Practical Migration Guide for Video Production, VFX and Post-Production Operations.” The paper looks ... More

SDI Media, IMAGICA Lab Open New Tokyo Dubbing Studio

Entertainment localization provider SDI Media has teamed up with fellow IMAGICA Group subsidiary IMAGICA Lab — Japan’s largest post-production facility — to open a new dubbing studio in Tokyo, the companies announced Feb. 18. Lip sync dubbing, audio mixing up to 7.1. cha... More

M&E Journal: What Will 2020 Bring to Media and Entertainment?

By Mary Yurkovic, Director, Smart Content Council, MESA - Now that 2020 has arrived, it’s time to reflect: Has your organization met its expectations for the last decade? Was there a shortfall? Was it so unpredictable these last five years that your organization’s initial ... More

Global Eagle Quick to Add Oscar Winners

Inflight entertainment specialist Global Eagle wasted no time making sure its clients have access to some of the 2020 Academy Awards top films. The Los Angeles-based company has landed inflight distribution rights for three Oscar-winning films: “Parasite” (four Oscars, inc... More

Cognizant CFO: Expect More Investments Like Code Zero

Cognizant plans to continue making partnership investments along the lines of its recently announced acquisitions of Atlanta-based Code Zero Consulting and the French operations of Paris-based EI-Technologies, according to Cognizant CFO Karen McLoughlin. “Partnerships in gen... More

Adobe CFO: Company Continues to See Growth Opportunity in Digital Marketing

Adobe continues to eye digital marketing growth in its Experience Cloud business segment, according to Adobe CFO John Murphy. Adobe sees a total addressable market (TAM) from that market segment of about $84 billion in 2022 and that business will account for about $4 billion f... More

Sohonet Launches ClearView Pivot

Sohonet is introducing ClearView Pivot, a solution for real-time remote editing, colour grading, live screening and finishing reviews at full cinema quality. The new solution will provide connectivity and collaboration services for productions around the world and is currentl... More

M&E Journal: Reimagining Production and Post, While Staying Ahead of the Trends

By Chuck Parker, CEO, Sohonet - While it could be a full-time job to watch the industry forces that are driving the film, TV and ad production industries, we are monitoring eight key trends that we believe are driving significant impact across the industries and have a high po... More