IET Global Webinar – Shifting production and distribution to cloud cloud-centric remote editing and intelligent storage

Join Teradici, Sony, EditShare and Lou Wirth Productions in a discussion with Allan McLennan. Welcome to a global conversation with technological and creative leaders from around the world. In Q2/2020 when the door was suddenly slammed shut on a number of film and television projects that were just beginning or in the midst of production,…

More Content, More Distribution Options, More Challenges

“You forgot the first rule of mass media, Elliot! Give the people what they want!”  — James Bond, ‘Tomorrow Never Dies,’ Eon Productions, 1997 If you’re going to have bad stuff happen – global pandemic, worldwide social/racial “realignment” and international economic unrest – there’s probably no better time to reshuffle the entertainment poker deck. Of…

Streaming Firms Must Address Lost Revenue Issues

The younger group has grown up with a screen in their hands so, using their smartphone and/or tablet to stay connected on social media and to their entertainment was natural. Change was happening! “The M&E industry has been going through growing pains over the past few years,” Allan McLennan, CEO of PADEM Media Group, said…

PADEM Media Group: Pinpointing Evolving M&E Trends, Emerging Challenges

“Unmatched market understanding, insight and actionable strategic advice.” That’s one client’s feedback for Allan McLennan, chief executive and founder of the PADEM Media Group, a global streaming media and entertainment management consulting, strategic advisory and analyst firm. And it’s the type of feedback McLennan has consistently received during the dozen-plus years he and PADEM have been…

The maddening World of Content Distribution

Without the right content and a well thought out and executed marketing/communications plan, they might as well throw open the doors and let folks come and go at will. It takes time for wounds to heal and fade; or better yet, an overwhelming set of good/great memories to replace the bad ones. When we mentioned…