Digital Supply Chain
MovieLabs focuses substantial effort on improving the competitiveness of digital distribution as a key component to the future success of the industry. We drive new technologies and standards that make digital distribution more efficient and profitable by enabling automation, lowering costs, and making it easier for consumers to purchase new and better experiences from studios and their distribution partners.
MovieLabs consults with security experts and publishes guidelines and recommendations for protection of the creative investments of the film industry. We work to identify and understand new threats and drive content protection requirements into the industry to stay ahead of the curve on piracy.
Evolving Video Formats
MovieLabs is a key resource helping the industry define next generation consumer experiences and build the technology platforms that deliver them. We help develop new formats such as Ultra HD and HDR, new ways of delivering Digital Extras to consumers, and new capabilities for consumers such as consumer lockers.
Creative Works Ontology
We develop common ontologies, mappings, methodologies, and tools enabling members to better leverage data for analytics, marketing, and decision making. Our efforts deliver data tools and research capabilities that help the industry build advanced data systems, understand global demand, and engage consumers more effectively around the world.
Core Focus Areas