Driving Innovation in Film and TV Content Creation and Distribution

Agents of Change

MovieLabs is a Technology Joint Venture of the Major Hollywood Studios

We work to research, experiment and develop new technologies that improve the content, processes and tools used in the media industry. ​From media creation through distribution, we drive innovation and develop a range of specifications and resources for the industry.​

We developed a bold 10-year vision for the adoption of new technologies to aid in content production, post and VFX, commonly referred to as the 2030 Vision.

We drive new technologies and standards that make digital content distribution more efficient., including the MovieLabs Digital Distribution Framework.

Submission Deadline is July 29, 2022

Apply to the 2030 Showcase Program

Organizations large and small are aligning their strategy to the 2030 Vision and we’re sharing the great work they’re doing with the M&E community. Program participation will showcase your organization’s alignment towards the 2030 Vision.

MEMBERSHIP

MovieLabs Member Studios

Together with our member studios, we partner with major technology companies, standards organizations, researchers and start-ups to encourage new technologies that will transform and improve our industry for the better.​

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Strategic Objectives

Featured Initiatives

2030 Vision for the Future of Media Creation

The 10 year vision for the future of scripted media production, post and creative technologies.

Common Security Architecture for Production

A new zero-trust architecture to improve the security of cloud-based production workflows.

Evolution of Production Workflows

A new approach to enabling interoperable, flexible workflows that remove friction and speed mundane repititive tasks. 

Movielabs Digital Distribution Framework

A suite of compatible specifications that enable automation, cost reduction, and improve the consumer’s experience of digital media.

Ontology for Media Creation

A common approach to improve communication about workflows and enable automation between people, organizations, and software.

Visual Language

A new graphic library to draw and share content workflows between participants and tools with unique open-source icons for our industry​.

the latest from MovieLabs 

2030 Vision Blog

PSST…I have to tell you something

PSST…I have to tell you something

Clear communication is critical to the content creation process. And while today’s productions somehow manage to compensate for inefficient communication mechanisms, there is a growing and urgent need to streamline the way we communicate and exchange information as we...