HITS Fall: Entertainment Partners Looks at Changing Security Landscape

LOS ANGELES — Between the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, the upcoming launch of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) locally, and the constant risks the increased digitization of productions brings, media and entertainment companies are constantly on... More

HITS Fall: Keynoter Sees Hollywood Infrastructure Issues

LOS ANGELES — This industrywide shift from standard definition to high definition remains one of the biggest, crucial changes the media and entertainment sector has undergone, according to technical design and planning consultant Sean Tajkowski. He sees the industry going throu... More

Box CEO: Company’s ‘Well-Positioned to Capture’ $45B Content, Collaboration Market

Box executives expect the company to see significant profit and revenue growth over the next few years, driven in part behind the strength of its products, including the one-two punch of its new Shield and Relay offerings, they said Oct. 3, during an investor breakout session tha... More

HITS Fall: Tech Can Only Take You So Far, Keynoter Says

LOS ANGELES — During her 16 years between Fox and ABC as a head of development, Cheryl Bayer helped develop popular shows like “Malcolm in the Middle,” “Sex in the City,” “Home Improvement” and dozens more. And with each she took the tact of looking at what the view... More

Cole Media: Helping M&E Companies Launch, Invest, and Improve New Businesses

After many years working with Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., and mobile video start-up PacketVideo, Lauren Cole began getting calls from groups looking to launch new international and U.S. cable networks and technology companies: could she help create business plans for them and ge... More

Microsoft Exec: Initial Response to Azure Sentinel Has Been ‘Overwhelming’

There has been an “overwhelming response” to Azure Sentinel, Microsoft’s new cloud-native security information and event management (SIEM) solution with built-in artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, since it became available as part of a public preview in early 2019... More

HITS Fall: CEOs, CIOs and COOs Highlight ‘Tech Takes Talent’ Program

The full-day HITS Fall program awaiting attendees Oct. 3 in Los Angeles will tackle everything from how CIOs are addressing new content production and distribution challenges, to what CEOs think about the marketplace for AR as both a storytelling and information gathering tool, a... More

NAGRA: Continued Growth of OTT, Piracy Present Challenges for Pay TV Industry

Pay-TV industry executives are increasingly seeing the continued growth of over-the-top (OTT) video streaming services as both a challenge and an opportunity, while the growth of pirated content continues to present them with a major challenge, according to Simon Trudelle, senior... More

Yangaroo: Go-To Platforms for TV, Radio Ad Delivery, Music Delivery, and Award Show Management

What started out as a simple B2B music distribution workflow enterprise has evolved today into the go-to company for entertainment awards shows looking to manage everything from submissions to voting, and the first stop for independent music artists, record labels and distributor... More

HITS Fall: Entertainment Partners to Offer Identity Protection Insights for Productions

It’s a balance every media and entertainment firm is confronted with today: How do you advance your tech capabilities while minimizing the associated risks that comes with digitizing productions? Entertainment Partners has a few ideas on how to find that balance. On Oct. 3 a... More