The SMPTE 2018 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition provides an opportunity to take a deep dive into the latest techniques and technologies shaping the media and entertainment industry, writes Aimée Ricca
Seth Shapiro, Emmy winner and CEO / founder of Alpha Networks, is preparing for the launch of that company’s blockchain – enabled entertainment platform. Exposing viewers to underappreciated content from foreign markets is just one of the things the offering will focus on.
Alongside the creative challenge of producing and distributing great video content internationally, there is a huge administrative burden. The contributors to the production – writers, director, actors, musicians, and more – all have to be paid. This paper explores blockchain as a fresh approach to managing these relationships.
This paper introduces the key concepts of blockchain and smart contracts and proposes a design to ensure the traceability of media assets in a potentially untrustworthy environment.
Blockchain is a technology that is generating significant interest within the video industry. This paper outlines the steps being made in applying this technology to the video value chain.
In these technical papers, authors from Arqiva, Orbitalize, EBU and Groupe Média TFO describe real-world applications in: media contracting, intellectual property, media asset management and a legitimate peer-peer video sharing model.
IBC2018: Broadcast infrastructure firm says trial is an opportunity for TV companies to experiment with the technology.
IBC is benefiting from the convergence of technology, says Chief Executive Michael Crimp.
The media business stalwart discusses the impact of 5G on content consumption, the economics of blockchain, and the long-term Viacom vision.
Blockchain’s ability to track IP and revenue will change the way content is funded and creators are rewarded, says Singular DTV co-founder Kim Jackson.
Its association with cryptocurrency may be a turn off for some broadcasters, but blockchain’s ability to track rights and maximise the monetisation of content is at least worthy of experimentation.
SingularDTV Co-Founder and film producer Kim Jackson will deliver the convention keynote exploring the impact blockchain technology is having on the media and entertainment industry.