Exclusives

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: 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

IBC 2019: MESA Members Bring Smart Content Solutions

Content orchestration technology, top-of-the-line metadata solutions and the latest analytics products will all be showcased at IBC 2019 from members of the Media and Entertainment... 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

LMT Release 2.0: Language Code Solution for Broadcast, Media Industries

Global distribution requirements have exposed the need to consistently present languages for audio, text on the screen (closed captioning, subtitles, simplified descriptions for ac... More

M&E Journal: A Grand New Experience for the Grand Slam

By Navin Rammohan, VP, Segment Head Marketing - Business Verticals, Sponsorships, Flagship Events, Infosys - Artificial intelligence that produces match highlights in realtime. ... More

FilmTrack CEO: Synergies Abound with City National Acquisition

Jason Kassin, co-founder and CEO of IP rights management firm FilmTrack, spoke at length with the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) about his company being acquired by... More

EIDR: Technology is Helping, Hindering Workflow in Production

As the media and entertainment industry continues its digital transformation, technology is, in some ways, both helping and hindering workflow in production. What can only help ... More

Sony Pictures Finds New Life For Catalog Using Time-Based Metadata

In the past, creating data around content was a challenge for studios. Redundancies, missed opportunities, and the costs associated with manual processes were all standing in the w... More

PCH: Media Companies Should Align Analytics Strategies with Their Business Strategies

Data has the power to be a major catalyst for a company, offering it the ability to better understand customer insights, but if the analytics are not in alignment with what the org... More

VSI Acquires Latin American Localization Firm CIVISA Media

Localization specialist VSI Group has announced the acquisition of CIVISA Media, a dubbing, subtitling and production company based out of Buenos Aires. One of the largest local... More

MarkLogic, RSG Media, BTI Studios Bring Smart Content Know-How to July 25 M&E Day

MarkLogic’s chief strategy officer, the chief product officer for RSG Media, BTI Studios’ chief revenue officer and more will be on hand at the July 25 Media & Entertainment Da... More

MarkLogic July 31 Webinar: How Sony Pictures Drives Value With Descriptive Metadata

At the May 23 HITS Spring event in Los Angeles, Jason Lambert, executive director of content licensing and metadata for Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Matt Turner, CTO of media a... More

Veritone Lands AI Ad Analytics Deal With Cox Media Group

Artificial intelligence operating system firm Veritone has landed a deal with Cox Media Group (CMG), with the media conglomerate agreeing to use the AI-powered OS aiWARE’s Verito... More

M&E Journal: Feeding the Content Beast

By Ashley Bailey, Product Marketing Manager, M&E, Veritone - Consumer demand for all types of content, available on all platforms, has never been greater. For M&E companies, it... More

Gracenote Adds Video Popularity Score to Advanced Discovery Metadata Offerings

Gracenote has introduced a video metadata offering it said June 19 was designed to help customers find the most popular movie and TV content. Gracenote Video Popularity Score, t... More

Technicolor Exec: ‘We’re Still in a Crawl Phase’ with Extended Reality

NEW YORK — It’s still just the early days for augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and other forms of extended reality (XR), and funding remains challenging as applicat... More

HITS Spring: Birlasoft Sees ‘Intelligent Armies’ Winning Race for M&E Audiences

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Timothy Sheehy, assistant VP of media and entertainment for digital and IT services specialist Birlasoft, puts the state of moving workflows to the cloud... More

HITS Spring: Cinelytic, MicroStrategy Bring AI, ML Know-How

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Experts from both Cinelytic and MicroStrategy were on hand May 23 at the annual HITS Spring event, bringing ideas on how machine learning (ML) and artifi... More