Evan Shapiro: M&E Is Being Reassembled in Real Time
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What’s the Future of Media? Personalized, Participatory, and “Push Button”
FTI’s 2023 Tech Trends report says entertainment has reached a tipping point, with new technologies enabling novel forms of expression.
The Data in and Danger of Our Online “Attention Economy”
The $500 billion online advertising business is in crisis as the internet degrades the very resource it depends upon for its survival.
Celebrate 100 Years of All Things NAB and Register Now for 2023 NAB Show
NAB Show is the preeminent event driving innovation and collaboration across the broadcast, media and entertainment industry.
Nominations Are Open for NAB Show’s Product of the Year Awards
The awards recognize and celebrates the most significant and promising new products and technologies being exhibited at the show.
Why Connected TV Is Both an Answer and a Question for Premium Streamers
Connected TV is proving to be the savior for major streaming services as US viewers actively embrace ads in return for cheaper content.
Jim Louderback: Shocking! YouTube Subscribers and Views Devalued — and Epic Shakes Up the Creator Economy!
BY JIM LOUDERBACK TL;DR This Week: This week’s newsletter covers the devaluation of YouTube subscribers and views due to Shorts, Epic Games’ launch of “Creator Economy 2.0” for Fortnite, and the […]
Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy: The Dreamed-Up World of “Daisy Jones & The Six”
An imaginary biopic about a made-up band, Amazon Prime’s new series “Daisy Jones & The Six” features a real soundtrack with Fleetwood Mac vibes.
Screens-Only Storytelling: How “Missing” Was Made
Film editors Austin Keeling and Arielle Zakowski explain how they assembled “Missing,” which was designed to be told entirely on screens.
Content Is Still It For Subscribers and Streaming Services
Hub’s new 2023 Video Branding survey finds that content dictates consumer choices, with exclusive content often being the deciding factor.
For Viewers, Streaming Is About Content Discovery, Not Cost
A new report from TiVo finds that discovering video content is a bigger issue than what we pay each month for the programs we want to watch.
No, AI Can’t Create a Film — But Here’s How Filmmakers Can Create With AI
While AI won’t likely replace many jobs in the foreseeable future, it’s going to increasingly become a part of the M&E industry’s workflows.
Should Generative AI Be Held to the Same Copyright Laws as Human Creators?
An AI proponent refutes arguments that generative AI is unfair to creators but also acknowledges there are legitimate IP rights at stake.
Chris Rock Weaponizes Streaming With His Live, Multi-Camera “Selective Outrage” Special
One year after the infamous Oscars slap, Chris Rock’s comedy special “Selective Outrage” becomes the first live event to stream on Netflix.
Blinding Lights: Creating Cinematic Beauty for The Weeknd’s Concert Special
The spectacular “The Weeknd: Live at SoFi Stadium” employed 25 Sony Venice cameras to capture live concert footage for the HBO Max special.
What’s Next for Live Streamed “Experiences”?
Electronic musician deadmau5 talks about pioneering live music streams in a recent keynote session with Streaming Media.
Watch This: Reworking the Workflows for Live Streaming
Instead of chasing low latency, Disney+ tweaks its live stream bitrates by service, sport, and whether the content is live or on-demand.
Destination Cloud: Here’s How Live Broadcast Can Get There
SMPTE teams with Portland company Port 9 on the development of live production workflows that give broadcasters all the benefits of cloud.
Is There a Dark Cloud Over Cloud Storage?
Despite already exceeding their budgets in 2022, the majority of organizations will spend more on expanding cloud storage capacity in 2023.
How Media and Entertainment Is (Gradually) (Finally) Rightsizing
Production is dropping as the media and entertainment industry right-sizes to an economic model that matches actual consumption and spend.
NAB Show’s BEIT Conference Dives Into Media Delivery
The BEIT Conference will feature technical presentations geared toward broadcast engineers and technicians and media technology managers.
IABM and NAB Show Want You (and Your Expertise) For Our MediaTech Business Tracker
IABM and NAB Show are inviting industry members to participate in the IABM MediaTech Business Tracker.
What Streaming Audiences View and Value (and What They Absolutely Do Not)
Evan Shapiro breaks down a new Consumer Insights survey on the mind of the modern streaming subscriber and the need to diversify.
Jim Louderback: Diffusion of Creator Intention Will Defang TikTok, Plus How GPT4 Will Revolutionize Global Productivity
Three different topics impacting the Creator Economy: The ban or sale of TikTok, Meta’s latest layoffs, and the release of GPT4.