Founded in 1970, the Content Delivery and Security Association (CDSA) is the worldwide forum advocating the innovative and responsible delivery and storage of entertainment, software, and information content. For over ten years content service providers have agreed to undergo site audits by CDSA’s industry experts to benchmark their preparedness in content protection and security. Today, the world’s leading motion picture, home video, music, software and games companies recognize and reward CDSA accredited sites for their commitment to protecting their content.
Formed in 2009, MESA (Media & Entertainment Services Alliance) represents 125+ companies that are enabling the biggest transformation of media & entertainment in history. MESA’s communities, events and media are a thought leadership voice throughout the M&E industry.
MESA communities include:
- Hollywood IT Society (HITS)
- Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA)
- Smart Content Council
- Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH)
Together these groups include a curated network of content advisors and solutions providers who are accelerating the adoption of new systems and technologies in film, television and home entertainment. Thousands of thought leaders are engaged at any one of our 20+ industry events, meetings and conferences that address the fundamental business processes in: asset management, IT, supply chain, data and security.
MESA events include:
- Smart Content Summit East and West
- Hollywood IT Summit: Spring, Fall, NYC
- Microsoft Media & Entertainment Day
- Content Protection Summit West, NYC and NAB
MESA’s media properties help spread the word to over 40,000 executives worldwide every day of the year. Our e-mail newsletters and print M+E Journal explore the latest content creation, production and distribution workflows.
MESA newsletters include:
- M+E Daily
- Smart Content News
- CDSA Cybersecurity News
- The HITS List
- Smart Screen News
In addition to regular e-mails and a robust use of social media platforms, MESA’s editorial team also publishes the entertainment industry’s premier thought leadership publication, the M+E Journal, which is published bi-annually.
For more information visit: www.mesaonline.org