January 20, 2023—Rightsline, the global leader in rights and royalties management solutions, today announced it has joined the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) and will be incorporating the TPN+ platform into its content security protocols to provide greater efficiency and transparency to global content owners and service providers in the media and entertainment industry.
Powered by the Motion Picture Association (MPA), TPN serves as a trusted community platform benefiting content owners, service providers, assessors, and the industry as a whole with the shared goal of security preparedness, awareness and anti-piracy measures for the entire digital media supply chain. Launching February 6, the new TPN+ platform will provide a trusted source of information on the security status of TPN service providers of which Rightsline is the only current rights and royalties management TPN member.
“The security of media content is paramount. At Rightsline, our commitment to content security has always been a critical focus and key attribute of our rights and royalties workflow management capabilities,” said Patrick Arkeveld, CEO of Rightsline. “The Trusted Partner Network is critical to providing customers with a centralized industry security standard that will help enable secure, comprehensive, and efficient media workflows. We are honored to have Rightsline be the first rights and royalties solution provider to join TPN’s mission to provide clients with a transparent and agile insight into industry standard security protocols.”
TPN member content owners will have access to the new platform from February 6, and can use it as a source of trusted information on the security status of TPN service providers that enables them to make accelerated independent, risk-based decisions about engaging service providers.
“We’ve built the updated TPN program in direct consultation with the media and entertainment industry. The new program will provide a single source of truth for all content owners, giving them clarity on the security standards of their service providers,” said Terri Davies, President of TPN. “We are delighted to welcome Rightsline as an early adopter and the first rights and royalties management company to do so.”
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Rightsline is a global rights and royalties management software suite that provides IP owners of all sizes with innovative technology tools to manage and monetize content across the entire intellectual property lifecycle. Serving global companies across several industries, including media and entertainment, gaming, publishing, consumer products, life sciences, high tech, and more, Rightsline gives finance, legal, operations, and strategy teams 360-degree visibility into their content’s rights, royalties, contracts, and additional sales opportunities. Rightsline’s customers include Amazon, BBC Studios, Spotify, FIFA, Merck, EA, Hallmark, and other leading global IP holders. Founded in 2012, Rightsline has over 170 employees and presences in Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Toronto, and London. For more information, please visit rightsline.com and join the conversation on LinkedIn.
About The Trusted Partner Network
The Trusted Partner Network (TPN) is the leading, global, industry-wide film and television content security initiative. Designed to assist companies in preventing leaks, breaches, and hacks of movies and television shows prior to their intended release, TPN seeks to raise security awareness, preparedness, and capabilities within the industry. TPN provides industry vendors with a voluntary, cost-effective way to ensure that the security of their facilities, staffs, and workflows meet the MPA’s best practices and it accredits experienced auditors to conduct assessments globally. Through TPN, the film and television industry elevates the security standards and responsiveness of the vendor community, while greatly expanding the number of facilities that are assessed annually. The Trusted Partner Network is owned and managed by the Motion Picture Association. Learn more at www.TTPN.org.
About The Motion Picture Association
The Motion Picture Association serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture, home video and television industries from its offices in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. Its members are Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures; Netflix Studios LLC; Paramount Pictures Corporation; Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc.; Universal City Studios LLC; and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. More information is available at: www.motionpictures.org/
TPN Media Contacts
USA: Peggy Blaze: [email protected]
Europe: Shawn Belluigi [email protected]
Rightsline PR Contact:
Clare Plaisted: [email protected]
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