HITS Exclusives


Adobe Touts New Creative Cloud Features

Adobe introduced several new Creative Cloud features for its Premiere Pro video editing software, After Effects video effects software and Character Animator software on July 20. ... More

Entertainment Evolution Symposium Charts Post-COVID Ways Forward

On July 21 at the inaugural, all-virtual Entertainment Evolution Symposium event, content owners, Hollywood vendors, and distributors alike will be on hand to discuss how technolo... More

The Silicon Valley Pandemic

There is no virus (currently) running rampant in Silicon Valley; instead, I’m talking about the rather toxic impact tech businesses have on their surrounding communities. Unti... More

Is the Media Industry in the Cloud? Only Mostly

For more than a decade now, the media industry has been at the forefront of the cloud-computing economy, streaming movies, games, and other content into living rooms everywhere. ... More

WiTH June 25 Webinar: Turn Your Potential into Performance

Those who are usually considered indispensable at their organization don’t just perform well, or impact the bottom line in a positive way. Their presence, “who” they are and ... More

How SASE Improves Cloud Security, Reduces Costs and Increases Network Performance

Gartner’s “The Future of Network Security Is in the Cloud” report spells out the potential for the transformation of networking and security in the cloud, built upon a new ne... More

Irdeto Looks to Reduce Catch-Up TV Costs and Streamline Workflows

As streaming TV popularity continues to soar and the number of over-the-top (OTT) services continues to proliferate, the need to reduce costs associated with running these services... More

M&E Journal: Hollywood’s New Remote – and Virtual – Production Reality

For director and actor Ramon Fernandez (Glory Daze: The Life and Times of Michael Alig, “Sons of Anarchy”) the past year was challenging on all fronts, both around the producti... More

Bluescape: Redefining Remote, Creative Collaboration

In 2012 Bluescape launched as a joint venture between contract furnishings specialist Haworth and Obscura Digital, a creative studio specializing in immersive digital design. A... More

Pepperdine, Hollywood IT Society to Host Entertainment Evolution Symposium July 21

The Hollywood IT Society (HITS) and Pepperdine’s Graziadio Business School are teaming up to present the inaugural, all-virtual Entertainment Evolution Symposium on July 21, brin... More

IBM Security Explores How to Secure Your Journey to Hybrid Multi-Cloud

From mis-aligned business strategies to shared security responsibility models in the cloud, to the growing tools and technologies available, security in the cloud can seem daunting... More

Azure, Super 78 and Howie Mandel Team to Bring Magic Back to Movie Screens

COVID-19 has delivered a major blow to movie theatres, which may need new business models and programming innovation to fully recover even after the pandemic ends. Magic Screen ... More

How to Overcome Fear and Use Failure to Help You Succeed and Win

To succeed and win, it is important to overcome our fears and use our failures to learn, according to Bill Wooditch, a sales and leadership coach, author and CEO and president of T... More

HITS Spring: M&E’s Top Technology Minds Take the Stage

Twenty breakout sessions, three keynote presentations, two main stages of insights from Hollywood’s top minds, and actor, comedian and producer Howie Mandel unveiling revolutiona... More

Genpact Touts Investing in Existing Systems at May 12 HITS Spring

The pandemic most definitely accelerated enterprise-wide digitization among media and entertainment companies, with many aiming to integrate disparate legacy systems and workflows,... More

M&E Journal: Preparing for the Post-Pandemic Content Consumer

March 2020 was a month of change for the media and entertainment industry. Organizations found themselves in a position that forced them to transition their everyday operations to ... More

Arch: The Right Platform for Post and Virtual Production at the Right Time

When Arch Platform Technologies was founded five years ago, a growing number of film and TV production companies were starting to move to the cloud, but few would have predicted th... More

IBM Security Details Securing Hybrid, Multi-Cloud at May 12 HITS Spring

Security in the cloud can seem like a daunting task: shared security responsibility, ever-growing tools and technologies, attempting to adopt traditional security controls for the ... More

What Do You Need to Unlearn?

Change is everywhere these days, both positive and negative. The United States is opening back up, vaccination rates continue to increase, and in Los Angeles, students are returnin... More

HITS Spring Keynoter Bill Wooditch to Talk Developing IT at Scale

Bill Wooditch has a long list of titles to his name — motivational speaker, CEO, entrepreneur, sales and leadership coach, author — and a record of success to back each one up.... More

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