Articles by Jade McQueen

26 Feb 2017 · by Jade McQueen
Over the weekend, Hollywood celebrated the best in filmmaking. This year's Oscar nominees ranged from La La Land, a musical love story and ode to Los Angeles (earning a record-tying 14 nominations), to Moonlight, a groundbreaking story that reverberates with deep compassion and universal truths....
14 Oct 2016 · by Jade McQueen
Here at Box, we are fortunate to work with visionaries in Entertainment and Technology. Today, we’re excited to launch The Hollywood Cloud Chronicles, the first in a series of discussions with CIOs, IT professionals and influential executives in the media and entertainment industry about the...
17 Aug 2016 · by Jade McQueen
BoxWorks 2016 is set to be the best year yet! And while there are plenty of reason to get excited about our can't-miss after party, we gotta say, this year's performance is going to be EPIC! We are thrilled to announce that Beck will be playing the BoxWorks 2016 Afterparty! Beck has consistently...
29 Jul 2015 · by Jade McQueen
At Box, we're lucky to work with some of the best production companies in the world. Between enabling secure collaboration to create special effects for one of this summer's most anticipated blockbusters and providing structure for the Foo Fighters' Emmy-nominated musical odyssey, we wanted to take...
23 Jul 2015 · by Jade McQueen
With a total of $460,509,010 earned worldwide since its release in early June, including the coveted #1 Box office spot on its opening weekend, San Andreas has quickly earned its summer blockbuster status. As with any contemporary disaster movie, the success of San Andreas hinges on the quality and...
23 Jun 2015 · by Jade McQueen
Just before Cannes Lions 2015 kicked off, I checked in with Chad Hamilton, executive director of information technology at FremantleMedia North America, to get his take on the changing role of IT in the fast paced television entertainment industry. For the past 14 years, you've grown the IT...
22 Jun 2015 · by Jade McQueen
This week we're at Cannes Lions, the international festival of creativity. And today we're thrilled to welcome two of the most recognizable names in the Media and Entertainment industry - Endemol Shine Netherlands and FremantleMedia North America. It's super exciting to see two of the world’s...
03 Mar 2015 · by Jade McQueen
Today we're incredibly excited to share that The Recording Academy, known for the music industry's biggest night -- the Annual GRAMMY Awards -- has selected Box to power internal and external collaboration. As an early leader in the digital revolution, the Recording Academy is furthering its...
28 Jan 2015 · by Jade McQueen
In honor of the Sundance Film Festival this week, we took a look behind the scenes at a typical day at the festival for a film exec (between the screenings, of course!) We're proud to have the Sundance Institute as a customer (read our Q&A with their CTO here), along with a number of the...
26 Jan 2015 · by Jade McQueen
Just before the 2015 Sundance Film Festival kicked off last week, I checked in with Sundance Institute CTO Dave Ginsberg to get his take on the changing role of IT in entertainment. You've held positions all over the entertainment industry during the course of your career — how did you end up at...
04 Dec 2014 · by Jade McQueen
Fresh off the 2013 Grammy-winning feature Sound City, in October the Foo Fighters released a brand new docu-series continuing their exploration of the American musical legacy. A groundbreaking exploration of the enduring legacy of music studios in America, Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways highlights...
15 Aug 2014 · by Jade McQueen
Whether your summer includes sandy beaches or road trips, chances are the smooth sounds of Sam Smith's "Stay With me", Magic's "Rude" or Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" are part of your adventures. Topping the Billboard 100 chart, “Rude” is a reggae-infused smash single that may well go down as 2014’s...
05 Aug 2014 · by Jade McQueen
We are thrilled to announce that Jimmy Eat World will headline the BoxWorks 2014 after party! The show will take place on Thursday, September 4 at the legendary Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. In October, the group kicks off their North American fall tour to commemorate the 10th anniversary of their...
16 Jul 2014 · by Jade McQueen
I'm thrilled to announce that DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg will join Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie on stage for a fireside chat at BoxWorks 2014! Throughout his career, Jeffrey has epitomized disruption in entertainment. When Jeffrey was President at Paramount Studios, the...
18 Apr 2014 · by Jade McQueen
"The Dam Keeper," an animated short directed by Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi, tells the tale of Pig, an unlikely hero with a heavy burden. Pixar animators by day (they'd worked on Monsters University and Toy Story 3), Robert and Dice created The Dam Keeper in their spare time with the help of 70...
23 Jul 2013 · by Jade McQueen
In 1992, three friends from San Diego formed a band out of their garage, and called it Blink-182. In 2005, two high school friends came up with an idea for a startup from their college dorm rooms, later moving to a garage in Berkeley. They called their company Box. Fast forward to 2013, and Blink-...
28 Nov 2012 · by Jade McQueen
With the explosion of mobile devices in business and our personal lives, it’s no wonder that more and more entertainment professionals want to create, share and market their media assets from any and every location – like the set, the gym, the airport or the home office. The challenge is making...
26 Sep 2012 · by Jade McQueen
Last week I met with more than a dozen CIOs and IT leaders at the CME CIO industry summit in Scottsdale, Arizona, where we discussed the challenges and changes of IT in the media and entertainment (M&E) industry. Long gone are the days where a CIO’s role focused solely on operations and...