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M&E Journal: Virtual Production: Cloud to Set and Back

We are in the middle of a virtual production phenomenon that accelerates the creation of digital content for theatrical and streaming productions. In a way, this is not all new... More

Entertainment Evolution Symposium Keynote: Under the Feathers at Peacock

At the Sept. 21 Entertainment Evolution Symposium (EES) in Los Angeles, Jenny Burke, EVP of advertising strategy for NBCUniversal, will deliver the opening keynote of the day, with... More

IBC 2022: NAGRA OTT Tapped by GTPL; Xperi Expands Vewd OpX

The first full day of the IBC Show in Amsterdam saw a flurry of tech deals, product announcements, and new partnerships. Here’s what MESA members NAGRA, Verimatrix, Sony, Xperi, ... More

MESA Members Out in Force at IBC

For the first time in three years, the IBC Show is live in Amsterdam, and MESA members will again be well-represented, with more than two dozen exhibiting, MESA holding a cybersecu... More

M&E Journal: Storytelling Without Boundaries

As more studios invest in streaming, the battle for attention is more demanding than ever. And the key to winning is content. “Dark,” “Money Heist,” “Lupin,” “Squid G... More

MESA’s M+E Journal Scores APEX Award

The 2021 winter edition of MESA’s bi-annual M+E Journal has been honored by the APEX Awards with an “Award of Excellence,” honoring publications in a variety of businesses. (... More

HITS List Publishing Schedule

The HITS List e-newsletter will not publish Aug. 2 and Aug. 9. The MESA editorial department will also not be publishing on MESAonline.org between Aug. 1-12. The HITS List will ret... More

M&E Journal: WiTH Hit Its Stride During the Pandemic

While many organizations struggled during the pandemic, Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) only became stronger, adding nearly two dozen events to help better serve our communit... More

Nominations Due July 22 for WiTH’s 5th Annual Leadership Awards

Nominations for the 5th Annual Leadership Awards, to be presented Nov. 4 at the SoCal Women’s Leadership Summit 2022 at Citizen News Hollywood in Los Angeles, are now due July 22... More

HITS Spring: Sefleuria’s CEO Explores How the M&E Industry Can Build a Framework for Ethical AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has come a long way since its early introduction into mainstream information technology (IT). With increased usage and use cases, it is critical for... More

HITS Spring: CommScope Explores the Key Roles Connectivity, Servers Play in Delivering AI

Many companies are making significant investments in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), and how well those systems will work and integrate within business unit... More

HITS Spring: Media.Monks Explores the Future of M&E Storytelling

When discussing the future of storytelling in the media and entertainment (M&E) industry, experiences in augment reality (AR), virtual reality (VR) and the metaverse have to be... More

Women in Post Hosts Leadership Coach Tauder on July 14

The Hollywood Professional Association’s (HPA) Women in Post (WIP) will host leadership coach Diana Tauder at its July 14 virtual workshop, “Choose Your Own Adventure.” Ru... More

HITS Spring: Softtek Explores the Creation of Impact-Driven Metaverse Experiences

For the foreseeable future, enterprises are going to be expected to make major investments in building and operating metaverses, either for their entire organization or for specifi... More

HITS Spring: CX Will Be Transformed by the Metaverse, Zendesk Says

The development of the metaverse means there is now a new realm for customer experience (CX) and, as experiences in media and entertainment change shape, customer relationships are... More

HITS Spring: How Metal Toad, AWS Use Machine Learning to Moderate Online Content

Every individual and company today is creating more and more content and distributing that content faster than ever. But that increase in content creation and distribution is makin... More

HITS Spring: How Real-Time Workflows are Revolutionizing Production

Super Giant Robot Brothers is a fast-paced action-comedy show produced by Reel FX and coming soon to Netflix that uses virtual production and the Epic Games Unreal Engine from init... More

HITS Spring: Epic’s Unreal Engine is the ‘Road to the Open Metaverse’

Epic Games is now incorporating its Unreal Engine more directly into not just post-production for visual effects but also the active filmmaking process, live broadcast and animatio... More

HITS Spring: Kaleidoco’s Particle Ink Takes AR, MR to a New Level

Technology that Vancouver-based Kaleidoco developed is taking augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) to a new level, according to Cassandra Rosenthal, the company’s co-fou... More

HITS Spring: Whip Media Explores the Path of Content Traveling Globally

While worldwide demand for content and programming continues to grow, a shift in what content resonates with viewers in any given country is changing, according to Alisa Joseph, SV... More

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