From Data to Distribution: ‘M&E Journal’ Digital Edition Now Available

The spring edition of the “M&E Journal: Navigating the Next New” magazine — featuring insights from dozens of media and entertainment industry executives — is now available... More

Microsoft Garage’s Legato Touts Importance of Experimentation, Collaboration

Experimentation and collaboration are the keys to success when an organization is trying to innovate, according to Anne Legato, chief communicator at the Microsoft Garage, a projec... More

ZOO Digital: Using Technology to Work Smarter

Every major studio (and more than one independent) looks to London-based ZOO Digital for subtitling, captioning and localization services. And what makes the company stand apart fr... More

Source Digital: Personalization and the Omni-Screen

For Source Digital, the company’s technology and platform monetization strategies center around a simple combination of ideas: personalization, smart content, and the omni-screen... More

New Regency Looks for Simpler Film Production Tools

If you want to make your film production life easier, you’re going to need the right tools. And the right partners. That’s according to Lulu Zezza, physical production execu... More

MarkLogic’s Turner: ‘Suitcase’ Project was ‘Hugely Ambitious’

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — The film “The Suitcase” is less than a half hour long, but the amount of work that went into it was more indicative of a full season of a TV show. Th... More

The Cloud and Data Round Out HITS Conference Sessions

Attendees at the May 25 "Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet" event in Los Angeles will have four different innovation and technology showcase tracks to choose from at the... More

Digimarc CEO Eyes Huge ‘Addressable Market’

There is a huge “addressable market” for the Digimarc Discover platform, company CEO Bruce Davis told the Needham Emerging Technology Conference in New York May 19. He pointed ... More

HITS Keynote: Design Thinking can Apply to Media

By Chris Tribbey When attendees at the May 25 "Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet" event return from lunch, they’ll be treated to a presentation on “design thinkin... More

HITS Panel to Look at Link Between Content, Technology

It’s a content everywhere world, and getting that content everywhere isn’t easy. When Hollywood’s IT crowd gathers May 25 for the "Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment ... More

BTI Studios: When Local Means Global

Dubbing and subtitling are a major part of bringing a show to as wide an audience as possible. But with the growth of anywhere, anytime viewing, they are central to the success of ... More

Pulitzer Winner Kaplan to Keynote May 25 HITS Conference

When Fred Kaplan takes the stage May 25 in Los Angeles at “Holly-wired: Where IT and Entertainment Meet,” he’ll argue that — for purposes of helping to provide security fro... More

NAB Show: MESA Member Focus

By Chris Tribbey The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) asked its members attending the NAB Show to highlight what they offered at the annual confab. This is the f... More

3rd i Selects GrayMeta to Solve Its Big Data, Metadata Challenges

GrayMeta, a leading provider of metadata solutions that brings tremendous value to company assets, has announced that 3rd i, a pioneer in the field of 3rd party content and technol... More

Metadata Madness Speakers: Data is Money

To put a point on the importance of metadata to your business, Cameron Davies, SVP of analytics for NBCUniversal, tends to look at it less like Field of Dreams (build it and the co... More

Metadata and Interactive Media Ads Take the Stage at Metadata Madness

By Chris Tribbey Metadata has become an absolutely crucial part of the media and entertainment ecosystem, and interactive advertising is no different. Why metadata is important i... More

Smart Content Panel: Internal Silos Can Communicate Better

With the transition to digital for media and entertainment — home entertainment, TV broadcasting and even theatrical —multiple groups are all distributing the same content to s... More

Smart Content: It’s All About the Data

Media content today is about more than pictures and sound. It’s also about the embedded intelligence that orchestrates the movements of those pictures and sounds as they travel t... More

M&E Journal: What is Smart Content? (And why should you care?)

By Guy Finley, Executive Director, MESA From M&E Journal Winter 2014-15 What is Smart Content and why should you care? This was the opening comment I posed to a recent asse... More