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EMA Scholarship Honors Luncheon:  5/20

LAES:  7/18-7/20

Digital Forum @ LAES:  7/19

Digital Media Pipeline, Los Angeles: 10/8

Digital Media Pipeline, NYC: Nov TBD


Independent Video Titles Downton Abbey, 99 Homes, The Babadook, The Wolfpack, and IP Man 2 Honored with Home Entertainment Awards

ENCINO, CA (April 13, 2016) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) today announced the winners of its 2016 Independent Home Entertainment Awards. The awards were given out during EMA’s 2016 Independent Product Market at the Marriott Marina del Rey in Marina del Rey, California. More>>>


Paul Reiser to Receive Independent Career  Achievement Award

Will Receive Award From Entertainment Merchants Association

ENCINO, CA (March 29, 2016) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) today announced that actor/writer/producer Paul Reiser will receive its 2016 Independent Career Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding roles in independent film and television productions. The award will be presented at EMA’s Independent Product Market on Tuesday, April 12, at 6:15 pm. More>>>


EMA and MovieLabs Release Media Manifest Delivery Core

New Schema Simplifies Delivery Process of Media Assets For Online Video

ENCINO, CA (January 15, 2016) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) and Motion Pictures Laboratories, Inc. (MovieLabs) today released the Media Manifest Delivery Core specification, a simplified schema for the delivery of media assets related to online motion picture and television content. More>>>


 Applications for the 2016 EMA Scholarship Award Are Now Available

ENCINO, CA (December 18, 2015) … The 2016 EMA Scholarship Award applications are now available for download. Applications will be received from January 2 - March 31, 2016. More>>>


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>>>


Defining Over-The-Top (OTT) Digital Distribution

ENCINO, CA (October 14, 2015) … Digital EMA has published its latest white paper presenting an overview of over-the-top (OTT) distribution and how it fits into the Internet protocol TV (IPTV) and video-on-demand (VOD) markets. More>>>


Why The DVD Rental Is Still Viable: EMA's Mark Fisher on Bloomberg TV

EMA President & CEO Mark Fisher talks with Bloomberg TV about the future of the DVD rental business. Video>>>

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