HITS Connections


M&E Journal: Setting the Stage

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of the arts and sciences of motion pictures. Today, the Academy is one ... More

Warner Sisters President to Offer Up SoCal Women’s Closing Keynote

At Women in Technology Hollywood’s (WiTH) SoCal Women’s Leadership Summit, being held Nov. 3 at Nya Studios in Los Angeles, Cass Warner, president of Warner Sisters, accomplish... More

M&E Journal: Automation is Nothing New. So Why Isn’t Everyone Using It?

Automation debuted nearly 2,000 years ago, when the Chinese developed the water-wheel to automate such activities as grinding grains and raising water. Over the two millennia s... More

ITS: Automation! Event Offers Latest on Cloud Localization Blueprint

The September 15 ITS: Automation event being held during IBC at the W Amsterdam will see a host of discussions covering the role of automation in media and entertainment today, inc... More

M&E Journal: Why Testing Merits a Starring Role in M&E Automation

After years as an ensemble player, testing is ready for its close-up thanks to automation. With the media supply chain under duress, and content providers struggling with heavy... More

M&E Journal: The Changing Landscape of OTT Platform Testing

In a constantly shifting marketplace, new OTT streaming providers are entering the market, subscriber churn continues to be high, the number of devices that OTT platforms run on is... More

M&E Journal: How Cloud Storage Serves the Demands of Modern Media Production

Few industries have experienced digital transformation quite like media & entertainment. From the emergence of virtual production, 3D capture, high resolution and frame rate, enter... More

STEM Advantage Honors WiTH, Sony at Sept. 9 Gala

STEM Advantage, the nonprofit organization providing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) career opportunities to California State University students, will honor both ... More

Nominations For DEG’s Third Annual EnTech Awards Now Open

Nominations for DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group’s third annual EnTech Awards are now open, with the winners to be honored live and in person in Los Angeles on Oct. 12. (more... More

M&E Journal: The Value in Automating the Future

For any business to thrive, change must happen. Companies must adapt to a wide range of factors, but it primarily revolves around the processes of how it gets work done. Everyo... More

M&E Journal: Everything, Everywhere: Finding Success in the New Cloud-Based Distributed Media Ecosystem

The entertainment industry has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years, driven by the rise of cloud-based distributed media. This new ecosystem has revolutionized h... More

M&E Journal: It’s (Finally) Time to ‘Set It and Forget It’

Legendary inventor and pitchman Ron Popeil — whose “set it and forget it” slogan helped put millions of “O-Matic” branded and other automated products into homes — woul... More

HITS 2023: Tech, Data Center Infrastructure are Evolving to Enable the Global Supply Chain

Significant advances are occurring within the infrastructure of traditional production and distribution, according to industry experts who spoke May 23 at the Hollywood Innovation ... More

HITS 2023: Veritone Explores How AI Can Boost Content Capabilities

As demand for content has reached an all-time high and resources are strapped, media and entertainment organizations need to think very fast: create quickly, discover quickly and m... More

HITS 2023: CoreSite Explores How Collaboration is Fostered By Data Centers

Although the advantages of automation are undeniable, it is still too expensive and inefficient for each media organization to undertake a custom design/build/operate workflow init... More

HITS 2023: Altman Solon Explores How AVoIP Gives Viewers the Best Seat in the House

A growing number of broadcasters are turning to Audio and Video over Internet Protocol (AVoIP) to meet growing consumer demand for seamless live streaming, according to Derek Powel... More

HITS 2023: MicroStrategy Offers Guide to a Modern Studio

CULVER CITY, Calif. — At the May 23 Hollywood Innovation and Transformation Summit (HITS) at The Culver Theater, David Swan, manager of sales engineering for MicroStrategy, had a... More

HITS 2023: MovieLabs Updates Status of Its 2030 Vision

There are several milestones showing that we are on track as an industry to effectively react to changing consumer demands and scaling global content creation, according to Richard... More

HITS 2023: Hollywood, Online Creators Find Common Ground

CULVER CITY, Calif. — With a bachelor of science degree in economics and finance and a stable career as a financial advisor for Ameriprise Financial Services, Ryan Riggs took a m... More

HITS 2023: EIDR Gives Tech Update, Provides Roadmap on What’s Next

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) provided an update on the latest EIDR technology changes and updates, including the new website search experience , on May 23, during t... More

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