The Walt Disney Company Announces Strategic Reorganization of Its Media and Entertainment Businesses

New Structure Designed to Further Accelerate the Company’s Direct-to-Consumer Strategy, in light of the Rapid Success of Disney+ Company’s Creative Engines Will Focus on Producing Content for DTC as well as Legacy Platforms, while Newly Centralized Distribution Group Will Oversee Commercialization and Distribution of All Content Globally Alan F. Horn and Alan Bergman, Peter Rice, and James Pitaro Will Lead the Company’s Three Content Creation Groups Kareem Daniel Named Chairman, Media and Entertainment Distribution,…

NAB Show Launches NAB Amplify, Serving Global Media and Entertainment Community

Year-Round Digital Platform Supports Networking, Discovery, Education and Commerce NAB Show, the world's leading convention for media, entertainment and technology professionals, is launching NAB AmplifyTM, a dynamic year-round digital platform designed to extend the impact of NAB Show throughout the year by providing opportunities for networking, discovery and education. Launching in November 2020, NAB Amplify will engage and grow the global NAB Show community through an innovative and interactive online experience.…

EY Survey: Media and Entertainment Companies Say They Must Reinvent to Survive the Next Five Years

50% believe they can no longer rely on traditional business models Over a third (34%) of media and entertainment (M&E) executives admit that their company will no longer exist in five years unless their business undergoes reinvention. This is according to a new EY survey, How are media and entertainment businesses reinventing in an age of transformation?, which analyzes the views of more than 350 global industry executives to reveal the catalysts, strategies and actions that are shaping business transformation. Faced…

Telaria Inks Partnership with ABS-CBN Corporation, the Philippines’ Leading Media and Entertainment Group

Telaria Emerges as Clear OTT Monetization Leader in Southeast Asia Following Deals in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam Telaria, the complete software platform to manage video advertising for premium publishers, announced a partnership with ABS-CBN Corporation, the largest media and entertainment group in the Philippines. ABS-CBN will use Telaria’s Video Management Platform (VMP) to manage and monetize their OTT video inventory across all screens. With the signing of ABS-CBN, Telaria now works with all the major Southeast…

The Shift to Cloud Computing: A New Era for Rights Management in Media and Entertainment Businesses

We live in an era in which consumers control the show. This is especially true when it comes to the media & entertainment sector, where the explosion of digital content and the rise of the Netflix distribution model have made business operations more complicated than ever before. From managing content rights and availabilities to royalty and intellectual property, the digital age has required companies to adapt at warp speed to keep pace. Fortunately, cloud solutions offer an attractive resolution to this dilemma as…

Whip Media And Free Turn Partner To Bring Predictive Power To Brand Funded Entertainment

The Unique Collaboration Will Allow Advertisers to Benefit From Global Entertainment Consumption Insights, Trends and Prediction Intelligence Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organizations, and entertainment company Free Turn, today announced a partnership to bring consumer viewing and engagement data into the development of brand-funded entertainment. Marketing Technology News: DoubleVerify Taps Doug Campbell As New Chief Strategy Officer The…

Brilla Media Launches Innovative Branded Latinx Entertainment, Media, and Experiential Platform for Marketers

First-of-its-kind Trifecta of Major Latinx Pop Culture Festivals for L.A., NYC, and Miami are set for Spring, Summer, and Hispanic Heritage Month Brilla’s Proprietary Distribution Platform Guarantees Premium Digital CPE Delivery for Branded Content via Paid, Owned, Earned and Partnerships Brilla unites pioneers of Hispanic social media, pop culture festivals, sports marketing, and press release wire service industries Ralph Paniagua, Manny Ruiz, and Joseph Paniagua, the pioneer founders of the Hispanic social media…

Redbox Expands Advertising Capabilities Across Its Entire Entertainment Ecosystem with Screenvision Media

Partnership Bolsters National and Local Advertising Opportunities to Engage Seamlessly with Redbox's More than 40 Million Entertainment Lovers at the Kiosk, Digital, Mobile, Free On Demand, and More Redbox, America's destination for new-release movies and free streaming entertainment, is expanding opportunities for advertising to reach its millions of customers through a partnership with Screenvision Media, a national leader in delivering comprehensive advertising representation services for top-tier theatrical exhibitors,…

Priya Dogra appointed President, WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, EMEA and APAC

WarnerMedia, a division of AT&T Inc., has announced the appointment of Priya Dogra as President, WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks, EMEA and APAC. For the time being, Dogra will continue her responsibilities as Executive Vice President, Strategy & Corporate Development for WarnerMedia. With her added responsibilities, Dogra will report to Gerhard Zeiler, Chief Revenue Officer, WarnerMedia & President, WarnerMedia International Networks. She replaces Giorgio Stock who stepped down at the end of June.…

iQIYI Announces Strategic Partnership with Malaysia’s Leading Media Brand Astro, Expanding Entertainment Services for Overseas Markets

 iQIYI, Inc., an innovative market-leading online entertainment service in China, announced that it has reached a strategic partnership with Astro, Malaysia's major pay-television service provider. Based on the global operations of the iQIYI App (the "App"), iQIYI will be cooperating with Astro on marketing and localization of iQIYI's services. Through iQIYI's middle-end for technology, products and content, Astro will be able to benefit from iQIYI's operational capacity; while iQIYI can reach local users through…

The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens: New Research Finds YouTube Videos Beat Out TV and Video Games as Entertainment of…

Access to Streaming Content Grows as Children Get Smartphones at Younger and Younger Ages As YouTube personalities, online influencers, and gaming celebrities have captured young peoples' attention, watching videos online has rocketed in popularity, topping TV, music, video games, and mobile games for enjoyment among tweens -- while four years ago it ranked fifth. Among teens, only listening to music beat out watching online videos, with playing video games, watching TV, and using social media trailing behind, according…

Reach3 Insights expands Los Angeles office; Hires Diego Rodriguez as Senior Vice President, Media & Entertainment

Senior Bilingual Research Executive Joins the Reach3 Team to Expand Focus on Immersive, In-The-Moment Solutions Reach3 Insights announced the appointment of Diego Rodriguez as Senior Vice President, Media & Entertainment. As the company’s Southern California office continues to grow, Rodriguez will support the growing demand for fast and engaging audience insights as global entertainment giants race to define their service offerings in streaming, online and traditional environments. Rodriguez brings with him over 15…

Like Minded Entertainment Announces the Acquisition of Canadian Tech Company Vantrix, Creating the New Content and Technology Group Like…

LME acquires leading global supplier of media distribution technology to AT&T, Sprint, Bell Canada, O2 and Vodaphone Initial LMMV Entertainment-Tech projects include a 360-degree streaming platform for the Rogers Cup tennis tournament and the Chris Evans nonpartisan civic engagement website “A Starting Point” RBC to co-finance new technology incubator Like Minded Labs; technology entrepreneur Joe Kiani to join Like Minded boards Like Minded Entertainment’s (LME) founder, filmmaker and actor Mark Kassen announced…

Consumer Demand for Personalisation and Tech Advances Drives Innovation in Entertainment and Media Industry

Now it’s getting personal. According to PwC’s Global Entertainment & Media Outlook 2019–2023, consumers are embracing the expanding opportunities to enjoy media experiences tailored to their needs, and companies are designing offerings and business models to revolve around those personal preferences. In a fundamental shift, they’re leveraging data and usage patterns to pitch their products not at audiences of billions, but at billions of individuals. The result is an emerging world of media that’s more personal than…

Oi and MediaKind Expand Partnership to Enable Immersive Entertainment Experiences for Oi Consumers Across Brazil

Scope of Project Covers MediaKind’s Solution Consisting of Mediaroom IPTV platform, Video Storage and Processing and Live Encoding to Oi Play and Associated Professional Services NAB Show 2019, MediaKind, a global media technology leader, announces that Oi Brazil has chosen MediaKind’s end-to-end consumer experience solution for providing contemporary multiscreen entertainment services to consumers across Brazil. “MediaKind’s solutions are field proven and enable us to rapidly deploy and enable new entertainment…

Influential Appoints Entertainment Media Executive Andrew Pelosi as Chief Business Officer to Drive Strategic Partnerships

AI, Social Intelligence Firm Adds former World Surf League Head of Business Development to Fuel Business Expansion and Partnership Initiatives Influential, a leading AI influencer technology, Social Intelligence firm and IBM Watson Developer Partner, announces the appointment of Andrew Pelosi as the company's new Chief Business Officer.  Pelosi brings over 10 years of business development and acquisitions experience. Pelosi will lead all business development efforts and drive channel partnerships, including the…

Celebriffy, Is The Hottest New Content Monetization Platform, Paying Creators More Money From Their Content, Simply By Utilizing The Web And…

Celebriffy published this new monetizing social media platform to provide real freedom and greater monetization control to content creators suffering from demonetizing, low payouts, payment interruption, antifreedom platform rules, and fan relationship limitations pressed by existing social media content publishing platforms. Frustration is killing great content for everyone. The existing power structure has stripped many talented performance artists of their opportunity to share art and build fan networks of value.…

AppsFlyer White Paper Reveals Measurement Solutions Are Table Stakes as Advertisers Remain Concerned About Compliance with Privacy…

AppsFlyer, the global attribution leader, published a commissioned IDC white paper, The State of Measurement, Privacy and Compliance – Top List of Advertiser Priorities. The white paper offers guidance for advertisers seeking to optimize return on their investment in mobile advertising campaigns. According to the white paper, while advertisers are generally satisfied with the features of their measurement solutions, concerns remain high when it comes to privacy protection and compliance capabilities. Marketing Technology…

EY Announces Alliance With Nokia to Help Business Unlock the Power of 5G and Accelerate Digital Transformation

-- EY Industry 4.0 solutions and Nokia's industrial-grade private wireless to drive digital transformation across industries -- Alliance to focus on cybersecurity, enterprise 5G-led transformation and digital transformation for communication service providers -- EY-Nottingham Spirk Innovation Hub to showcase industrial automation capabilities powered by Nokia Digital Automation Cloud Ernst & Young Oy (EY Finland) and Nokia have formed a strategic alliance that is being rolled-out to other EY member firms across the…

CLG and Samsung Announce Marketing Partnership

Samsung Selected as Official Computer Memory Hardware Devices Partner for CLG Samsung is the Presenting Partner of CLG Amateur Tournament Series “Samsung Open Tournament Series”; First Competition Will Take Place on April 24 CLG, a top-tier North American esports organization, and Samsung Electronics America, announced a partnership in which Samsung will be the Official Computer Memory Hardware Devices Partner for all CLG teams. The partnership includes an editorial-style digital content series and premier brand…