LOS ANGELES — MetaMedia and Broadcast Management Group (BMG) today announced the first end-to-end solution for the production and distribution of live and interactive entertainment and marketing events to cinemas and other out-of-home venues.

MetaMedia delivers movies and streams premium content to cinemas globally through its cloud based MetaMedia Entertainment Network while BMG provides next generation production services from live production to event management to creative services to managed services to broadcast consulting and systems design and integration. Together, the partnership creates a one-stop shop for marketers to provide live and interactive content to movie-going audiences around the world.

“MetaMedia’s partnership with BMG provides a perfect marriage of high-quality, cost-effective production capabilities with targeted, scalable, cloud-based delivery to cinemas,” says MetaMedia CEO, Jason Brenek. “Whether it’s red-carpet premieres, fan events, interviews with recording artists, or pure interactive entertainment, our alliance will enable cinemagoers to experience live events like never before. This opens new revenue streams for cinema partners and more cost-effective marketing for studios, music labels or anyone who wants to reach the massive movie-going audience.”

“BMG has revolutionized live production,” says Todd Mason, CEO of Broadcast Management Group. “Our REMI production system allows for centralized production technology and decentralized staffing. We use the best creative and technical crews anywhere in the world without the need for costly travel. Along with MetaMedia, we share deep entertainment industry experience and can now offer innovative event and production services with targeted and interactive distribution around the world.

The partnership provides a cost-effective suite of offerings including:

  • Unicasts for premieres, red carpet events, special fan events, or record releases targeted to individual cinema sites or delivered around the world
  • Site-to-Site Interactive Broadcasts which allow real-time conversations from cinema to cinema for talent Q&A, polling, or market research
  • Teleconferences which bring Zoom-style meetings into the cinema for panel discussions, distance learning, and sales conferences
  • Event Management including turnkey, staging, lighting and set design
  • Magic Screen Interactive Animated Content, powered by Magic Screen™, animated characters and avatars interacting with the audiences LIVE and in real time

“Imagine a red-carpet event from London with stars on the red carpet directly responding to questions from a theater audience in Iowa,” explained Brenek, “or a fireside chat with a recording artist before a record drop, broadcast to cinemas throughout the country and followed by a live performance. Events can be promotional or ticketed, bringing new revenue to cinemas while cost effectively reaching even four quadrant audiences.”

Together, Broadcast Management Group and MetaMedia provide services to some of the biggest names in entertainment including Sony Pictures, Universal Studios, A24, Cinemark, Regal, Cinepolis, ESPN, IMDB, Amazon, and MGM.

About MetaMedia
MetaMedia is the first entertainment platform that delivers movies, premium content and live events to cinemas and other venues around the world. Powered by Microsoft Azure, MetaMedia’s cloud-based platform provides for the secure, rapid, and cost-effective delivery of big-screen entertainment to cinemas, drive-ins, arenas, and other commercial venues. MetaMedia is headquartered in Los Angeles.

About Broadcast Management Group
Broadcast Management Group is a full service media company with six divisions: Live Production, Event Management, Creative Services, Broadcast Consulting Managed Services, and Systems Integration. BMG also operates a state-of-the-art REMI Broadcast Production Hub and custom-built REMI Mobile Units. The company has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Washington, D.C.

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Jason Brenek

Chief Executive Officer

Leveraging two decades of senior executive experience across multiple sectors of the film and entertainment industry, Jason Brenek assembled a group of powerful industry leaders with incomparable experience and relationships to forge the building blocks of MetaMedia. As Chief Executive Officer of MetaMedia, Brenek focuses intently on realizing the operational, economic and programming benefits of creating a next-generation distribution network, which are mutually-beneficial to content producers and cinemas around the world.

Prior to MetaMedia, Brenek was President of IMAX HOME at the IMAX Corporation, where he led business and engineering teams around the world to develop and launch multiple new products, technologies, and platforms. Before IMAX, Brenek spent over a decade in senior management roles at The Walt Disney Studios. While serving as Senior Vice President of International In-Home and Head of Global Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, Brenek established partnerships with global brands including Netflix, Google, Amazon, Apple. and Samsung to distribute Disney-owned content across new digital/OTT platforms, television, and retail. Brenek previously served as Disney's Senior Vice President of Worldwide Digital Cinema and Cinema Programming, overseeing the company's global transition from analog to digital cinema. Brenek also developed and co-produced two Disney feature films and multiple live sporting events in cinemas with ESPN. Brenek received his Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School and his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

Danny C. Stein


Danny Stein is a seasoned, growth-oriented media and technology executive with 30 years of operating and investment experience across media, technology, and consumer businesses. Stein has managed across the full life-cycle of deal origination, deal execution, business building and exit for small and mid- cap public, private and distressed companies. Stein is a digital media innovator having built a portfolio of businesses as CEO of Dimensional Associates 2003-2014, including as the Executive Chairman of the Orchard Enterprises, a global music and entertainment company, specializing in media distribution and 1091 Pictures, a digital and theatrical distribution company. From 2015-2016, Stein was the Senior Vice President, Growth Investments of MacAndrews and Forbes Holdings, Inc., a company that acquires and manages a diversified portfolio of public and private companies across various industry segments.  In that role, Stein’s focus was on building and investing in digital media and technology-enabled businesses. Through MacAndrews and Forbes, Stein also served as President of New Media and Corporate Development at Deluxe Entertainment (a wholly owned subsidiary of MacAndrews of Forbes), responsible for Corporate Development, M&A, Strategy, Digital Media and Innovation.

Chuck Goldwater

President, North America

For over two decades, Chuck Goldwater has served as a senior executive in the entertainment and cinema exhibition industry which has earned him incomparable industry-wide trust and respect. As President, North America for MetaMedia, Goldwater draws upon his broad understanding and deep connections to exhibitors and studios across the country to create a robust network of exhibitor and studio partnerships for MetaMedia. He also applies his knack and experience for building successful entertainment startups to MetaMedia's growing infrastructure and success.

Prior to MetaMedia, Goldwater was co-founder and CEO at cinema chain New Vision Theaters. Before that, Goldwater served as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Carmike Cinemas, which acquired Digiplex Destinations, a cinema chain where Goldwater served as Executive Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors. At New Vision, Carmike, and Digiplex, Goldwater was an energetic and effective advocate for alternative programming and “event cinema” as a means of increasing seat utilization and creating incremental revenue for exhibitors. Before Digiplex, Goldwater was President of Cinedigm (formerly known as AccessIT), the company credited with deploying the first digital cinema infrastructure and electronic delivery network. Previously, Goldwater was selected by the then seven largest Hollywood studios to serve as Chief Executive Officer of Digital Cinema Initiatives (“DCI”), a joint venture that created the industry-wide specifications and the technical quality and security architecture for digital cinema systems. Goldwater was also inducted into the industry’s ShowEast Hall of Fame and is a Will Rogers/Motion Picture Pioneers Foundation Board Advisory Member.

Shaiwal “Shay” Priyadarshi

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

A dynamic inventor with over a dozen patents, Shaiwal "Shay" Priyadarshi is a trusted leader and mentor to high-performing tech teams, executives and business partners. For over 25 years, Priyadarshi has assembled and led front-end and back-end engineering teams, developed market-leading products and intellectual property that spans from embedded systems and data centers to leading cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and Oracle Cloud. As chief technology officer (CTO) for MetaMedia, Priyadarshi continues to maintain his exemplary track record of overseeing innovative products from concept to delivery.

Prior to MetaMedia, Priyadarshi was CTO of IMAX Home, where he developed the world's highest-quality, internet-delivered video playback system needed to support IMAX Corporation’s pioneering technologies. Before IMAX, he served as CTO of PRIMA Cinema where he led the research, development and approval processes of the world's first and only movie service that was authorized to distribute new Hollywood movies to private home theaters. And previous to PRIMA Cinema, he worked as director of engineering at DivX, where he led the development of new technologies that power many leading streaming services today. Priyadarshi received his Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Electronics from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.