Our Mission

MESA Europe is proud to represent those companies charged with advancing the efficient creation, production and distribution of content, across all distribution platforms and formats.

The MESA Mission

  • To support service providers in building efficiencies in the creation, production and distribution of media and entertainment.
  • To foster end-to-end collaboration among entertainment service providers, their customers and trading partners.
  • To promote its members and provide face-to-face meeting opportunities.
  • To provide tangible benefits to members including: media, events, industry advocacy and collaborative work groups.

The Mission in Europe

To support all of the above, plus….

  • To build a strong communication and co-operation path between European and US based organisations involved in the creation, production and distribution of entertainment content.
  • To create strong national groups in the leading market territories of Europe in order to ensure local interests and needs are fully supported.
  • To create a strong voice for a number of special interest groups within the industry, helping to co-ordinate communication and industrywide collaborative initiatives.
  • To bring together and work with like-minded associations and industry groups to ensure maximum impact.

Latest Headlines

  • Channel 4 officially launches operations in Leeds (telecompaper)

    Published October 17, 2019

    UK broadcaster Channel 4 has officially launched operations in Leeds, which will be the home of its new National HQ. At an event for staff, producers and partners, CEO Alex Mahon officially opened the new office in the West Gate development. This will be Channel 4’s temporary facility in the city until the move to […]

  • Disney+ hunts ‘chaste YA’ as SVODs descend on Cannes (TBI Vision)

    Published October 17, 2019

    The streaming giants are gathering force and playing ball with producers and distributors, with the likes of new SVODs Disney+, HBO Max, Apple Kids and Topic taking Cannes by storm. This edition of MIPCOM was the first at which family-friendly Disney was looking to buy for its streaming service, which will launch on 12 November. […]

  • Broadcast and media industry confident despite squeeze on revenues and profits (Rapid TV News)

    Published October 17, 2019

    Despite facing what are said to be radical industry shifts that are continuing to drive changes in business models and purchasing priorities, research from the IABM, the international trade association for suppliers of broadcast and media technology, has found that broadcast and media companies are relatively confident that they can successfully counter increased competition. The […]

  • Shane McCarthy Joins Irdeto As COO (InBroadcast)

    Published October 17, 2019

    Irdeto has appointed Shane McCarthy as Chief Operating Officer for its video entertainment business. A developer by background, Mr McCarthy has previously held a number of roles at Pace, including the President of the International Business, where he achieved strong growth on the way to building a near USD $1B business. In his new role […]

  • Amazon unveils full details of Prime Video Channels in France (Broadband TV News)

    Published October 17, 2019

    Amazon has now launched Prime Video Channels in France. Prime Video Channels subscriptions available for launch in France include Starzplay, TFou Max, GulliMax, GEO Télévision and MGM channels and are accessible through the Prime Video application on smart TVs, iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick […]

  • Vivendi brings focus to legal battle with Mediaset (Digital TV Europe)

    Published October 17, 2019

    Following its Spanish court victory at the end of last week, Vivendi this week followed up by withdrawing the complaint it filed against Mediaset in the Netherlands and concentrate on its other legal moves against the Italian broadcaster. The Spanish ruling effectively put Mediaset’s plans to create a new Dutch-based holding company on ice. Vivendi, […]

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