Exclusives

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

Rutgers Digital Asset Management Program Fills a Unique Gap

As a graduate student at Rutgers, working toward her masters in library and information science (MILS), Yonah Levenson, manager of metadata strategy for WarnerMedia and chair of th... 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

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

Rights Data Tips the Streaming War in Favor of Content Owners

By Richard Whittington, SVP, Media and Entertainment, SAP, and Amos Biegun, Global Head, Rights and Royalties, Vistex – This is the third in a series of exclusive industry ins... 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

Whip Media: More Insightful Data Stands to Help Industry and Viewers

Insightful data that goes beyond traditional viewership metrics can significantly help the industry make smarter content choices and also give consumers more of the type of content... More

ShortsTV CEO: Short-Form Content Going Beyond Cat Videos

LOS ANGELES — Carter Pilcher, CEO of global TV network ShortsTV, was recently at a friend’s house, and watched as his friend’s four-year-old daughter went up to the living ro... More

Sony NMS Head of Platform Services Sees Opportunity Among OTT Options

LOS ANGELES — The data is pretty well-known by now: every U.S. household has an average of two OTT subscriptions today, and there are more services joining the ranks of options a... More

BeBanjo to Examine Streaming Metadata, Rights Conundrum at Smart Content Summit

The growth of direct-to-consumer and other OTT services has led to some interesting challenges for content owners: how do you manage the sheer volume of content that’s being deli... More

EIDR Participant March 3 Event to Celebrate Major Milestones

Celebration of EIDR’S first decade of existence, the introduction of the 2020 EIDR board of directors, the upcoming launch a significant stack improvement (EIDR 2.5), and EIDR’... 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 experi... More

Mobile World Congress Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Due to global concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, this month’s scheduled Mobile World Congress (MWC) and International Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Barcelona have been ... More

Smart Hollywood Keynoter to Talk Changing Viewing Habits

With more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, Carter Pilcher, founder and CEO of 24-7 short-form entertainment channel provider ShortsTV, has witnessed first-hand the evol... More

Big Data, AI Use Cases Tackled in Winter ‘M&E Journal’

The winter edition of the “M&E Journal,” published by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and geared toward senior media and entertainment executives who oversee... More

Smart Hollywood Summit Returns to L.A. March 4

What started years ago as Metadata Madness — a gathering of metadata specialists in the industry — and evolved into the Smart Content Summit — looking at industry application... More

CES 2020: Warner Bros. Looks to Cinelytic’s AI Platform; Dolby Vision Gets Smarter

LAS VEGAS — AI and cloud-based technology firm Cinelytic and its AI-driven content and talent valuation system has been chosen by Warner Bros. Pictures International (WBPI) to be... More

Luxoft Partners with Microsoft on Connected Vehicle Solutions

DXC Technology’s Luxoft division announced Jan. 2 that it’s expanding its partnership with Microsoft, working with Microsoft’s Connected Vehicle Platform to more quickly deli... More

CPS 2019: Hollywood Better Prepare Now for Deepfakes, Keynoter Says

UNIEVRSAL CITY, Calif. — You can go all the way back to Joseph Stalin for some of the earliest examples of image manipulation, where you’ll find the Soviet leader air-brushing ... More

Salesforce Execs: Company’s Growth Continued in Q3 and There’s More to Come

Salesforce’s growth initiatives, including its international expansion and acquisitions that are helping to boost its revenue, continued in the third quarter (ended Oct. 31) and ... More