Tag Archives: Smart Hollywood

NASA JPL CIO Explores Hollywood Similarities With Space Exploration

LOS ANGELES — Randi Levin, CIO for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL), sees a lot of similarities between the technology needs for Hollywood and for space exploration. And not jus... More

Cinelytic CEO: Finding the Silver (Data) Lining in Pervasive Piracy

LOS ANGELES — Nobody in the industry is a fan of piracy and peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing. It’s billions out of the pockets of content owners, creators, and everyone associat... More

Sohonet CEO to Examine Remote Post Options at Smart Content Summit

It used to be that working remotely in the media and entertainment space was a luxury. But with those working on productions spread around the world, and ever-increasing travel cha... More

Smart Hollywood Keynoter to Talk Changing Viewing Habits

With more than 20 years’ experience in the industry, Carter Pilcher, founder and CEO of 24-7 short-form entertainment channel provider ShortsTV, has witnessed first-hand the evol... More

Smart Hollywood Summit Returns to L.A. March 4

What started years ago as Metadata Madness — a gathering of metadata specialists in the industry — and evolved into the Smart Content Summit — looking at industry application... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: The Importance of Standards for Consistent Metadata

The media and entertainment (M&E) industry has warmed to the idea that “smart content” is the Holy Grail, but it’s important to reap the benefits of good, consistent metadat... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: The Importance of Building a Blockchain Community

Blockchains, distributed ledgers and related technologies have the potential to revolutionize the way we track and manage natively digital assets and physical artifacts, but the te... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: How to Avoid Fatal OTT Mistakes

Negative user comments about over-the-top (OTT) video streaming services are rampant online and can be hard to recover from, but there are several critical considerations and steps... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: The OTT Battle Has Just Begun

The battle for over-the-top (OTT) video engagement has only just begun and opportunities are abundant, but so are the challenges, according to industry experts. Companies contin... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: Begin Evaluating IP Metadata as Capital

LOS ANGELES — Metadata development creates future value, everyone knows that. So why is metadata often evaluated as an operating expense, and not as a capital expenditure? Tha... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: Use Metadata, AI to Overcome Data Workflow Challenges

Effectively using metadata is crucial for media and entertainment (M&E) companies today and using artificial intelligence (AI) and other tools that enable us to harvest it at scale... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: How AI, ML are Impacting Content Creation

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are already influencing content creation and, although there are still kinks to be worked out, the technology continues to ev... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: The Importance of Building Relationships, Resilience

To survive in the media and entertainment (M&E) industry, especially in these rapidly-changing times, three major keys to success are the ability to build trusting relationships wi... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: Navigating the New Frontier of Smart Rights

As the plethora of rights management and sales solutions proliferate through the media and entertainment sector, content creators must balance their need to analyze and control the... More

Smart Hollywood Summit: How AI Makes Data Smarter

LOS ANGELES — For Tom Ohanian, global sales executive for IBM Watson Media and Weather, artificial intelligence (AI) applications are only as good as how well they’re able to a... More

Smart Hollywood Keynoter: AI is Neither Utopian nor Dystopian

LOS ANGELES — When President Obama wanted his administration to have a serious conversation about robotics and artificial intelligence, it was Dr. Eric Daimler he turned to for g... More

Paths to Leadership on the Docket at Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

To close out the program Feb. 27 at the Smart Hollywood Summit in Los Angeles, the minds behind Women in Technology: Hollywood (WiTH) will bring a collection of industry executives... More

Hammerspace CEO to Spotlight Metadata at Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

Among the highlights of the Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit — a day-long conference looking at the transformative effect AI, blockchain, metadata, OTT and automated processes are ... More

IBM Watson Exec to Share AI Content Creation Update at Smart Hollywood Event

Sophisticated AI and ML algorithms are already able to mimic the work of artists, pen songs, make informed filmmaking decisions, and enrich metadata to boost the value of content. ... More

White House AI, Robotics Expert to Keynote Feb. 27 Smart Hollywood Summit

When President Obama saw the need to commercialize, research and adopt a policy around robotics and AI, he turned to Dr. Eric Daimler, a leading authority with more than 20 years o... More