DEG News

Award will be presented during the 4K Ultra HD Summit on November 6, 2018 in Los Angeles   LOS ANGELES (September 20, 2018) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group will present its inaugural Vanguard Award to Academy Award®  nominated filmmaker Christopher Nolan, director of The Dark Knight Trilogy, Dunkirk, Interstellar, Inception and other modern cinema classics. The award presentation will take place during a...

Matt Strauss of Comcast Cable Elected as Chair and Sofia Chang of HBO as Vice Chair 20th Century Fox’s Mike Dunn Appointed Ex-Officio LOS ANGELES (September 12, 2018) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group today announced its incoming Board of Directors with commencement of its 22nd year as the home entertainment industry’s leading trade association. DEG’s voting member companies elected the new Board of...

Media event will take place on November 6, 2018 at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles LOS ANGELES (August 31, 2018) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group this fall will increase awareness and encourage ownership of 4K Ultra HD home entertainment products, including devices and content, through the 4K Ultra HD Summit, presented in partnership with the Ultra HD Alliance. The 4K...

  LOS ANGELES (July 31, 2018): DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group is pleased to announce it will present its second annual "Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology” to Emblematic Group CEO Nonny de la Peña, who is often recognized as the “Godmother of VR” for her pioneering work in immersive film. DEG created the Innovation Award to recognize female...

The Digital Entertainment Group Europe (DEGE) today confirmed a new line-up for its Board of Directors as well as announcing that it has formalised the implementation of the DEG Nordic Committee, which has been created to support the growth of the digital entertainment market in that territory. Assuming the role of co-chair for the DEGE will be Warner Bros Home Entertainment...

New framework designed to enhance cooperation among group members to strengthen the Digital Supply Chain LOS ANGELES (July 18, 2018): DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) and MovieLabs are pleased to mark the beginning of a new, closer alignment through the formation of the Digital Supply Chain Alliance. The Alliance is designed to improve cooperation among DEG, EMA...

By Stephanie Prange June 13, 2018 | Producer and former studio executive Bill Mechanic discussed his long career and the changes rocking Hollywood July 12 at the Peninsula Beverly Hills during a talk presented by DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group’s Canon Club and sponsored by Deloitte. Mechanic ran what was then the home video unit at Walt Disney Studios from 1984 until 1994. From 1994...

By Stephanie Prange May 2, 2018 | Virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality have been the new buzzwords in the home entertainment business for the past few years, but the hype is starting to meet reality (the real one) when it comes to the money-making prospects for these new formats in the entertainment realm. That was the consensus at the “Next Up:...

DEG welcomes new member Pixelogic. Pixelogic is a global media and entertainment services provider focused on next-generation distribution solutions for studios, broadcasters and digital retailers with a mission of helping its customers build more efficient supply chains, more valuable products and larger global audiences. With a focus on end-to-end localization and distribution services, the company built a single operating platform, branded pHelix™, that enables...