"The EMA has been extremely active in helping to improve the connections between content owners and retailers, and ContentBridge has worked hard to create a practical implementation of their standards and recommendations." - ContentBridge COO Doug Reinart
Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014
ContentBridge Systems, LLC has just been awarded the coveted “Industry Leadership” Award by the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA), the not-for-profit international trade association dedicated to advancing the interests of the $35 billion home entertainment industry. The award was just presented to ContentBridge CEO Jason Peterson at EMA’s Digital Media Pipeline Conference at Skirball Center. The special “Industry Leadership” Award is being given to ContentBridge for being the first digital supply chain management company to comply with all EMA, SMPTE IMF, Cable Labs and UltraViolet standards. ContentBridge provides technologies and services that help major studios, aggregators and independent distributors meet their digital distribution challenges. The company’s best-in-class solution provides cost-effective ways to manage, transform and deliver media and metadata to all major retailers worldwide.
Other honorees included Disney (Innovation Award), Amazon (Digital Retailer Award) and the hit TV show "Breaking Bad" (Digital Content Award). This is the first time the “Industry Leadership” award has been given out by EMA since presented to Google in 2012.
“Mark Fisher (EMA President) and his team at the Entertainment Merchants Association run a world class organization,” says Peterson. “They bring together the entire home entertainment eco-system to solve real world problems which makes us incredibly honored and proud to receive this award. We look forward to continuing to provide world class software and services for the home entertainment market.”
"We are honored to receive this EMA recognition,” adds ContentBridge COO Doug Reinart. The EMA has been extremely active in helping to improve the connections between content owners and retailers, and ContentBridge has worked hard to create a practical implementation of their standards and recommendations."
The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) is the not-for-profit international trade association dedicated to advancing the interests of the $35 billion home entertainment industry. EMA-member companies operate approximately 35,000 retail outlets in the U.S. and 45,000 around the world that sell and/or rent DVDs, computer and console video games, and digitally distributed versions of these products. Membership comprises the full spectrum of retailers (from single-store specialists to multi-line mass merchants, and both brick and mortar and online stores), distributors, the home video divisions of major and independent motion picture studios, video game publishers, and other related businesses that constitute and support the home entertainment industry. EMA was established in April 2006 through the merger of the Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA) and the Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association (IEMA).
About ContentBridge Systems, LLC
ContentBridge is a leading provider of digital supply chain solutions to studios, distributors, and retailers in the media industry. As every client is unique, ContentBridge has paired its world-class software with robust professional services to deliver efficient and cost effective solutions for managing, transforming, packaging and delivering media and meta-data to any business partner anywhere in the world. ContentBridge software is available in the cloud or on-premise and is an approved 'encoding' vendor for all major digital retailers including iTunes.
For further information please visit http://www.contentbridge.tv or call 310-405-6178 x1.