Conference on Digital Delivery of Home Entertainment To Be Held September 24
For The First Time, Digital Video Game Content Will Be Included ENCINO, CA (April 15, 2013) … The 2013 Digital Media Pipeline conference will be held on September 24, 2013 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles and, for the first time, will add discussions on digital video game distribution and retailing, the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced today. More>>>
EMA Commends Video Game and DVD Retailers for Raitings Enforcement
Latest Federal Government Survey Finds Record Levels of Retailers Turning Away Children Who Attempt To Purchase R-Rated Movies and M-Rated Video Games
ENCINO, CA (March 25, 2013) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) today commended retailers for their record levels of enforcement of the video game and DVD ratings. The praise was in response to a Federal Trade Commission survey released today found that video game retailers turned away unaccompanied 13- to 16-year-olds who attempted to purchase Mature-rated games 87% of the time and turned away under-aged children who attempted to purchase R-rated or unrated DVDs 70% of the time. More>>>
Mark Fisher Named President & CEO of EMA
ENCINO, CA (March 5, 2013)...
The Board of Directors of the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) has unanimously selected Mark Fisher to be the President and Chief Executive Officer of the trade association, effective immediately. Fisher had been Interim President of EMA since the retirement of Bo Andersen in November of last year. More>>>
EMA's Annual Digital Forum
EMA convened a meeting of digital entertainment retailers, content owners, and technology providers in Las Vegas on January 8 to hear reports on the recommendations developed by EMA’s digital working groups. Working group members presented the latest versions of EMA’s avails standards, metadata standards, mezzanine file standards, image file specifications, and best practices for closed captioning of Internet video. EMA intends the recommendations to result in a more efficient and cost-effective digital supply chain. The recommendations and more information on these initiatives can be found at Digital EMA.
Applications for EMA's 2013 Scholarship are now being accepted.
ENCINO, CA (January 2, 2013)... Employees of EMA member companies and their children or spouses currently enrolled as college undergraduates, graduate students or in their senior year of high school, can be candidates for EMA Scholarship Awards. >>>More