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2022 SPONSORS & Media Partners

Interested in sponsoring Digital Entertainment World 2022?
Contact Tinzar Sherman at tsherman@digitalmediawire.com for more information. 

Whip Media
Whip Media’s market leading enterprise software platform centrally connects data, processes and teams throughout the digital distribution journey. Powered by proprietary data and predictive insights, we enable the world’s top entertainment organizations to efficiently distribute, control and monetize their TV and movie content to drive revenue and direct-to-consumer growth. The company’s newest innovation, the Whip Media Exchange is a next-generation content marketplace that makes global film and TV content licensing faster and more efficient.
Tipalti
Platform and marketplace-based businesses need reliable, scalable partner payables to achieve their vision. Tipalti is the proven leader with brands large and small, including Amazon Twitch, GoDaddy, Pubmatic, Twitter, Roblox, and ironSource. Its customers typically wipe out 80% of their payables effort, while improving compliance and financial controls, reducing risk, and strengthening partner relations needed to scale.

Every step in the payables process—including self-service onboarding, executing global payments, communicating payouts, and reconciliation—is self-contained. And Tipalti can make mass payments to over 190 countries—using 120 currencies across six payment methods—in a matter of clicks.   
Grant Thornton
Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of audit, tax and advisory firms with over 50,000 partners and employees globally. Our firm has revenues in excess of $1.9 billion and operates more than 50 offices, serving a broad range of publicly and privately held companies. Grant Thornton brings in-depth understanding of media and entertainment companies, delivering industry-focused audit, tax and advisory solutions designed to promote growth and create value.
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips
Manatt is a multidisciplinary, integrated national professional services firm that represents a sophisticated client base of Fortune 500, middle-market and emerging companies. The firm has completed a number of first-of-their-kind deals in the entertainment and digital industries and is recognized as a pioneer and leader in the space. Manatt works with organizations at every stage of their growth, and its clients represent some of the biggest global players in film, television, music, games, sports and esports, digital media, live events, advertising and podcasting—each of which is operating in a rapidly shifting marketplace where technologies and the opportunities they give rise to are ever-evolving. The firm’s groundbreaking approach—bringing together legal and consulting services—positions it to provide a unique and compelling value proposition to its clients as it helps them stay ahead of the curve.
Vevo
Vevo is the world’s largest all-premium music video provider, offering artists a global platform with enormous scale through its distribution partners. Vevo connects artists with their audience globally via music videos and original content, working directly with them to find unique ways to bring their music to life visually. Vevo also works with emerging artists, providing them with a platform of global scale and reach, to find and grow their audience. Reaching 26 billion monthly views globally, Vevo has over 450,000 music videos in its catalogue.
Epic Games' Unreal Engine
Epic Games’ Unreal Engine is the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D tool. Creators across games, film, television, architecture, automotive and transportation, advertising, live events, and training and simulation choose Unreal to deliver cutting-edge content, interactive experiences, and immersive virtual worlds. Follow @UnrealEngine and download Unreal for free at unrealengine.com.
Comcast Technology Solutions
Comcast Technology Solutions offers a portfolio of technology solutions, the CTSuite, that provides the industry with the technology, scale and expertise to expand and navigate the rapidly-changing media and entertainment technology landscape. We invent technology that solves industry challenges, reimagines what is possible, and transforms businesses for an ever-changing world. Built on Comcast’s know-how, proven facilities, scalable platforms, and infrastructure, Comcast Technology Solutions offers more than 20 years of reliable real-world broadcast and digital experience. We partner with customers to redefine expectations and deliver the future to global audiences.
Metrological
Metrological, a Comcast company, enables operators to seamlessly integrate their TV and OTT content into a single viewer experience. The cloud-based Application Platform delivers a complete product suite for monetization, onboarding and managing the lifecycle of apps and premium OTT services on any device. Content providers are able to reach over 40 million households across operator networks by adding a single app to the Metrological App Library. Metrological works with cable and telecommunications companies such as Comcast, Liberty Global, Vodafone, NOS, Fetch and Multichoice. Founded in 2005, Metrological is based in The Netherlands with offices in the U.S. and Europe.
GOAL Ventures
GOAL Ventures is a venture capital fund that invests in impactful digital and technology ventures that empower games, media and entertainment. We invest in ventures that are innovative, engaging, ahead of the curve and capable of capturing the cultural zeitgeist. https://goalventurepartners.com/
Signiant
Signiant’s advanced transport technology has long been trusted by the media industry for mission-critical file transfer applications across the global supply chain. Our software provides fast, reliable, secure movement of large datasets via any IP network, with comprehensive control and visibility at any scale. These benefits are more important than ever in today’s hybrid cloud/multi-cloud world, where the Signiant Software-Defined Content Exchange (SDCX) SaaS platform plays a foundational role in the modern media technology stack. This unified means of accessing media assets across diverse, distributed storage repositories has set the stage for innovations that extend Beyond Fast File Movement.

For more information, please visit http://www.signiant.com.
Eluvio
Eluvio is transforming the management, distribution, and economics of premium video for content owners. The Eluvio Content Fabric enables just-in-time, low-latency content distribution, monetization, and asset servicing directly to consumers. Content is delivered directly from source as on-demand streams, live streams, and dynamic sequences–without the use of separate transcoding services, CDNs, or aggregation services. The Content Fabric is used by Tier 1 Hollywood studios, broadcasters, and new mobile streaming platforms to create more efficient, cost-effective digital supply chains. Eluvio is led by Michelle Munson and Serban Simu, founders of Aspera, and a core team of innovators in content centric design, ML, blockchain ledgers, audio/video processing, and programmable media.
HFA | Rumblefish
The Harry Fox Agency (HFA), established in 1927, America’s premiere mechanical licensing institution and has led the industry with innovative mechanical rights management solutions for music creators and publishers. Our mission is to provide to our partners timely, efficient mechanical rights management and royalty distribution services while meeting the changing needs of music distributors, songwriters and publishers.
Fusicology
Fusicology.com is a multifaceted website media entity, promoting progressive music culture through event listings and relevant content. Fusicology as a whole provides a national hub reaching trend setting multicultural urbanites. Our site and newsletter specialize in providing relevant information for early adopters that include the musically forward.
Gary's Guide
The #1 Resource for Startups & Tech (NYC & Silicon Valley). GarysGuide is a global resource and community of professionals that are interested in startups, entrepreneurship, social media and technology. It is one of the best resources for discovering technology and startup related events, classes, workshops and jobs in New York City, San Francisco / Silicon Valley, London, Boston, Los Angeles, Austin and other cities.
IGDA
As an international organization, the IGDA is a U.S.-based 501(c)6 non-profit professional association that exists as a global network of collaborative projects and communities comprised of individuals from all fields of game development - from programmers and producers to writers, artists, QA and localization. We bring together developers at key industry conferences, in over 90 Chapters and in Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to improve their lives and their craft. We advocate on behalf of our membership to ensure quality of life, perpetuation of our craft and preparing the next generation of developers. Whether you're a student with a goal to become a game developer or a seasoned veteran, regardless if you're based in the U.S. or any country/region in the world, whether you're an indie developer or in a AAA studio, whether your primary platform is a PC, console or a tabletop - we welcome you home to the IGDA!
Interactive Television Alliance
Founded in 2002, The Interactive Television Alliance (ITA) is a non-profit trade organization whose mission is to accelerate and extend advanced television in all its forms. Member companies create, distribute & enable interactivity through the television and electronic devices. The ITA’s hallmark is facilitating high energy, candid interchange and deal making in boutique settings. Its programs foster dialogue, support innovation and develop new business models. Project-based, the ITA is agnostic on standards and distribution. Members represent leaders in next generation television: content, advertising, technology, distribution.
Parks Associates
Parks Associates, a woman-founded and certified business, is an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services. Since 1986, we have provided research and analysis to companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small start-ups through market reports, primary studies, consumer research, custom research, consultation, workshops, executive conferences, and annual service subscriptions.
Westside Digital Mix 
Westside Digital Mix is an informal networking group for digital media & entertainment professionals who live or work on the Westside in Los Angeles — from the South Bay to Malibu, West LA to the Pacific Ocean. These monthly ‘curated’ social/business mixers are a great way to catch up with friends, colleagues, and meet new industry insiders.
IAEL
The IAEL was officially founded in 1977 at MIDEM, the main international trade fair of the music business held each January in Cannes. Over the past thirty years, the IAEL has come to fulfil a unique role for lawyers involved in the industry throughout the world. It has expanded enormously in terms of both the numbers of its members and the scope of its activities. Nonetheless, continuity of membership combined with the energy of its officers, past and present, mean that the Association’s style remains distinctly personal.
WITI (Women in Technology International)
Founded in 1989 by Carolyn Leighton, WITI (Women in Technology International) is a leading worldwide authority on women in business and technology. For nearly 30 years, WITI has consistently been a clear voice advocating women’s contributions to the tech industry, inspiring them to pursue STEM careers and actively working with corporate partners to create a culture of equality. To learn more, please visit witi.com and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
80 Level
80 LEVEL is an industry-leading platform for game developers, digital artists, animators, video game enthusiasts, CGI and VFX specialists. Join us to learn about new workflows, discuss new tools and share your work.
CMO Asia
In 2010, CMO Asia was launched to plug a vacuum in the Marketing community. This is a peer networking body and this effort helps connect all marketers across sectors on a common platform. The vision of this platform is to share the latest stories that have worked across branding & marketing space & provide learning opportunities from the experiences of every marketing professional. This is the need of the hour to be able to thrive for the future. Do visit www.cmoasia.org.
The Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.)
Game Audio Network Guild (G.A.N.G.) is a non-profit organization that was founded in 2002 by game audio veterans. We are the leading organization for those involved in game audio including music, sound design and dialogue. Our mission is to support our members through Networking, Education, Advocacy and Recognition at our annual awards show. Most importantly, G.A.N.G. is a community where people can learn, share and grow. Join the G.A.N.G.!
M2 Insights
M2 Insights focuses on the driving forces of emerging technologies and market ecosystems. Tracking communities in digital, experiential and immersive markets, we deliver actionable insights and analysis through our published and custom research.
Streaming Video Alliance
Founded in 2014, the Streaming Video Alliance is a global technical association of organizations from across the video ecosystem that have come together to collaborate on building solutions to address the technical challenges facing the streaming video industry. Through best practices, specifications, functional requirements, proof-of-concepts, and other documents published by its working and study groups, the Alliance strives to improve the end-user video experience at scale and promote increased adoption of streaming. For more information, please visit www.streamingvideoalliance.org.

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