AWS Media Blog

Media & Entertainment Guide to AWS re:Invent 2018

From November 26 through November 30, over 40,000 attendees will spread out across seven venues on the Las Vegas Strip, which promises to make re:Invent 2018 the biggest re:Invent yet. If you’re interested in learning more about media workloads, stay tuned to this space as we keep you updated on the latest relevant events, sessions, […]

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In the News: Discovery, Inc to Transition 300 Channels to Virtual Playout

In this interview from Broadcast, Discovery, Inc Chief Technology Officer John Honeycutt talks about the strategic impetus behind moving playout of 300 channels around the world to the cloud: Honeycutt said the move to cloud-based playout was part of a broader strategy to virtualise Discovery’s entire content supply and delivery chain, from the arrival of […]

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AWS Partner Demonstrations at IBC 2018

At IBC 2018, AWS will feature on its stand a number of partners that have built successful AWS-based services to help customers create, protect, distribute, and monetize rich media content for broadcast and multiscreen delivery. AWS will host twelve members of the AWS Partner Network (APN) and AWS Elemental Technology Partner (ETP) program in Stand […]

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Upcoming Webinar: Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads

Registration is now open for the upcoming webinar Integrating File Services to Power Your Media & Entertainment Workloads: When: September 25 | 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM PT (4:00 PM – 4:45 PM ET) Level 300 | Solutions Best Practices Media companies, driven by higher resolution and an increasing amount of content due to direct B2C delivery, are looking to […]

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This is My Architecture: TV Globo Rendering VFX at Scale with Thinkbox Deadline

In this episode of This Is My Architecture (in Portuguese with English subtitles), Thiago Abreu (Project Manager) explains how TV Globo architected a hybrid rendering solution with AWS. Using AWS Thinkbox Deadline, TV Globo can now scale their rendering workload in an elastic and cost-effective way using Amazon EC2 Spot instances. The near-limitless compute capacity […]

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From Russia with LOVE (Lots Of Video to Edit): Fox Sports’ Cloud-based Workflows for 2018 World Cup

In case you missed the SVG Sports Content Management & Storage Forum in July, check out the above audio recording from the Spotlight Session A Look at Fox Sports’ World Cup Cloud Workflows and read more details from SVG News: With a hard-drive–free workflow, Fox could run an agile and free-roaming system without restraints. Plus, the […]

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Build an Automatic Alert System to Easily Moderate Content at Scale with Amazon Rekognition Video

Introduction There has been a steep increase in people creating videos, spending time watching videos, and sharing videos. Most of the videos created today are user-generated content, but publishing this raw content comes with risk. To help ensure a positive website experience for customers by removing inappropriate or unwanted content, companies need a scalable content […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming

Frequently Asked Questions About the Cost of Live Streaming Introduction The most common questions I get about setting up live streaming have little to do with the technical aspects of building a video workflow. Instead, they are about the cost of running a channel and when running one becomes cost effective. These are important questions. […]

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Media & Entertainment at AWS Summit Anaheim

Please join the AWS Media & Entertainment team at the AWS Summit Anaheim, Thursday, August 23 at Anaheim Convention Center North. The AWS Summit is a free-of-charge event designed to bring together the cloud computing community to connect, collaborate, and learn about AWS. Learn about building intelligent media workflows using AWS by attending the breakout […]

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Full Render in the Cloud: Mikros Animation Scales with AWS for Paramount’s “Sherlock Gnomes”

Audience expectations for animation are increasing with the size and resolution of their screens. They are expecting immersive experiences rich in detail and movement. In this article from Animation Magazine, hear from the creators of Paramount’s Sherlock Gnomes on how they harnessed the near-limitless capacity of the AWS Cloud Also, don’t forget to visit AWS at […]

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