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Sohonet Joins Trusted Partner Network Content Security Program

Olivia Broadley
Sep 19, 2023
5 min read

Sohonet, the global expert in collaboration for the media and entertainment industry has joined the Trusted Partner Network (TPN), incorporating the new TPN+ platform into its content security preparedness, assessments, and reporting.

TPN is committed to raising security awareness for the industry and protecting the integrity of content. Powered by the Motion Picture Association (MPA), TPN leverages MPA’s Best Practices (BP v5.2) framework for site, application, and cloud security. Initially launched in 2018, the organisation recently introduced a new multi-tiered membership model and TPN+ platform that provides greater flexibility, efficiency and transparency to global content owners and service providers in the media and entertainment industry.

TPN serves as a community platform and industry source of truth, benefiting content owners, service providers, assessors, and the industry with the shared goal of security preparedness, awareness, and anti-piracy measures for the entire digital media supply chain in an environment that faces critical data breaches.

“We are thrilled to welcome Sohonet to the TPN community,” said Kari Grubin, membership services director at TPN. “Now more than ever, it is important for companies in the media supply chain to prioritise content security preparedness. By joining our community, Sohonet is setting an example of how investing in safeguarding content is a strategic best practice in today’s market.”

Sohonet’s inclusion in TPN demonstrates its commitment to content security and the secure handling of content workflows and complex supply chains in an environment of rapid growth and technology evolution.

Chuck Parker, Sohonet CEO said, “The security of our customer’s content is a foundation of everything we do. We are committed to the art of great storytelling and doing so securely is a crucial part of that. By joining TPN and incorporating the TPN+ platform into our workflow, we further support the protection and integrity of the content we have the privilege to work on.”

About Sohonet

Sohonet has been connecting storytellers across the globe since 1995. Combining innovative technologies with world-class managed services they help professionals working across film, TV and advertising to collaborate with their distributed teams and deliver excellent content, within budget and on time, with solutions built with & for the media community.

The Sohonet Media Network is the largest and most established private, high-performance network for the M&E industry, connecting the leading studios, production and post production facilities across the globe. As well as providing high-speed access to established and emerging cloud platforms. Sohonet’s real-time remote review solution ClearView has now been awarded two Engineering Emmys for advancing remote collaboration.

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, staff, 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

About The Motion Picture AssociationThe 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 at:

Sohonet Media Contact:

Sally Christgau, ignite strategic communications:

MPA Media Contact:

Pamela Corante, Vice President, Global Communications, Motion Picture Association:

TPN Agency Media Contacts:

Peggy Blaze, Bubble Agency, US:

Shawn Belluigi, Bubble Agency, EMEA:

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