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Game Retail Council - 2/22

Digital EMA Salon - 2/29

IPM - 4/12-4/13/16

Digital EMA OTT Meeting - 4/19

Scholarship Honors Luncheon 5/25/16

LAES - 7/18-7/20/16

Digital Forum at LAES - 7/19/16


2015 D2 Annual Report Available

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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>>>


EMA Announces 2015-2016 Board of Directors: M-Go and Sony Network Entertainment Join Board; Marty Graham Re-Elected as Chairman

ENCINO, CA (July 27, 2015) … EMA is pleased to announce that its 2015-2016 Board of Directors. More>>>


June Is Entertainment Ratings Awareness Month

ENCINO, CA (June 1, 2015) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA has declared June to be “Entertainment Ratings Awareness Month.” As part of “Entertainment Ratings Awareness Month,” EMA is encouraging all retailers of videos and video games to emphasize the motion picture and video game ratings, as appropriate, to their customers. More>>>


Redbox's Mark Horak Honored by EMA Scholarship Foundation

ENCINO, CA (May 19, 2015) … The Entertainment Merchants Associatio (EMA) Scholarship Foundation today presented its inaugural Honors Award to Mark Horak, President of Redbox, recognizing his leadership in the home entertainment industry and outstanding service to society on behalf of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The award was presented at a luncheon in Universal City, CA. More>>> 


Dylan Lee Receives 2015 EMA Scholarship; Son of Hastings Entertainment Employee to Receive $16,000 for College

ENCINO, CA (May 19, 2015) … Dylan Lee of Amarillo, Texas has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 scholarship from the EMA Scholarship Foundation, the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced today. Lee will receive $4,000 per year for up to four years to attend college. He is the son of Bryan Lee, who is an employee of EMA member company Hastings Entertainment. More>>>


Independent Video Titles “Downton Abbey,” “Ida,” “Frank,” “James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge,” Food Chains,” and “IP Man” Receive Home Entertainment Awards

ENCINO, CA (April 22, 2015) … The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) today announced the winners of its 2015 Independent Home Entertainment Awards. 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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