Save the Date! October 6, 2016
Celebrating its 9th year, this one-day business-to-business conference brings together digital retailers, content producers, content aggregators, service providers and digital technology companies.
The Divergent Series, Amazon, HBO NOW, and MovieLabs’s Craig Seidel Receive Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Digital Entertainment
ENCINO, CA (October 15, 2015) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) yesterday presented The Divergent Series, Amazon, HBO NOW, and Craig Seidel of MovieLabs with “Digi” Awards for outstanding achievement in digital entertainment content, retailing, innovation, and leadership. The awards were presented at EMA’s Digital Media Pipeline, held at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. More>>>
This year’s Digital Media Pipeline will Focus on Windows, Video on Demand, and the Digital Supply Chain.
Sessions will feature engaging discussions about the hottest issues in digital entertainment, led by industry leaders.
EMA Digital Steering Council White Paper:
Presented by Christopher Roberts, Rentrak
Session One: Discussion of Windows: Top theater and home entertainment executives on the future of windows through the release chain.
Moderated by: Mitch Singer, President, Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem
Patrick Corcoran, NATO
Vince Muscarella, Rentrak
Session Two: Paid Video on Demand: The business models for electronic sell-thru, transactional video on demand, and subscription video on demand and the challenges and opportunities for each. Introduction by Jason Kassin, FilmTrack.
Moderated by Bruce Eisen, The Law Office of Bruce David Eisen
Russ Crupnick, MusicWatch
Cameron Douglas, M-GO
Michele Edelman, Vubiquity
Ed Han, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Glenn Hower, Parks Associates
Sam Notowitz, Feeln
Session Three: Ad-Supported Video on Demand: The future of "free to the consumer" VOD and its impact on cord-cutting. Introduction by Mark Vrieling, ScreenPlay.
Moderated by Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic
Thomas Dodson, OVGuide
Thomas Ahn Hicks, adRise
John Kim, Alchemy
Mike Laband, SpotX
Session Four: Digital Supply Chain: The importance of supply chain efficiency, challenges and friction points in the digital supply chain, and solutions. Introduction by Jason Peterson, ContentBridge.
Moderated by Heather Wells, Strategic Partnerships & Digital Supply Chain Professional
Don Dulchinos, EIDR
Chris Fetner, Netflix
Bill Kotzman, Google
Steve Rosenberg, Premiere Digital
Andy Shenkler, Sony DADC
Deep Dives Sessions: Supply Chain: Introduction by Josh Miller, 3Play Media.
Session One: Avails - Mark Fleming and Ken Nevarez, Google
Session Two: EIDR - Kip Welch, EIDR
Session Three: Media Manifest & Metadata - Brian Shook, Microsoft Movies & Television
If you choose not to participate in the Supply Chain Deep Dives, there will be an open session for networking.
Click here for complete schedule with times.
“Breaking Bad,” Amazon, Content Bridge, and Disney Receive Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Digital Entertainment ENCINO, CA (October 8, 2014) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) today presented “Breaking Bad,” Amazon, Content Bridge, and Disney with “Digi” Awards for outstanding achievement in digital entertainment content, retailing, leadership, and innovation. The awards were presented at EMA’s Digital Media Pipeline, held today at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. More>>>