AWS Media Blog

New From the Compute Blog: Building a GPU workstation for visual effects with AWS

The elasticity, scalability, and cost effectiveness of the cloud value proposition is attractive to media customers. One of the key design patterns in media and entertainment (M&E) workloads is using the cloud as a content lake and bringing the underlying processes closer without having to synchronize data. In this high-end graphics visualization business, a pixel-perfect, […]

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Territory Studio / Life at Work: A Visualization of the Data in Content Creation

Guest post by Helena Corvin-Swahn, Territory Studio A motion graphics and vfx specialist, Territory’s team of artists and designers rely on an ever-evolving relationship with technology to realise their creative work. In 2016, AWS Thinkbox Deadline was implemented to efficiently manage the increase in rendering requirements as the studio scaled. With an opportunity to create […]

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Heard the News? AWS Chosen to Provide the Vast Majority of Cloud Infrastructure for 21st Century Fox | Business Wire

21st Century Fox extended its strategic relationship with AWS, selecting the world’s leading cloud provider for the vast majority of its workloads. Read the full release: AWS Chosen to Provide the Vast Majority of Cloud Infrastructure for 21st Century Fox | Business Wire You can learn more from 21st Century Fox CTO Paul Cheesbrough as […]

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Working with AWS Elemental MediaTailor Logs and Metrics

AWS Elemental MediaTailor is a content personalization and monetization service that allows customers to implement stitched server-side ad insertion for streaming video while maintaining high quality of service. It uses dynamic transcoding to reduce storage requirements and ensure that video seamlessly transitions between advertising and primary content during playback. AWS Elemental MediaTailor manipulates the HTTP Live […]

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Hybrid Cloud Editing With IPV Curator and AWS

Guest post by Mark Stephens (Partner Solutions Architect, AWS Partner Program), James Varndell (Product Manager, IPV), and Rebecca Lindley (Product Marketing Associate, IPV). There’s no doubt that modern video content production workflows can be incredibly complicated. From storing a growing library of media, to managing projects with editors in different locations, to the demand for turning content […]

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AWS at IBC 2018

Visit Amazon Web Services (AWS) in booth 5.C80 at IBC 2018 to see video solutions that make it easy to build reliable, broadcast-quality video workflows in the cloud. AWS will showcase video services that allow you to create professional-quality media experiences for your viewers, including AWS Elemental Media Services, AWS Thinkbox, Amazon Machine Learning, and […]

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AWS M&E Cloud Symposium in Los Angeles – Agenda and Registration

Registration is now open to join AWS’s M&E Cloud Symposium in Los Angeles. Details and agenda below: Date: July 31 Time: 10:30am-5pm Location: Skirball Cultural Center (parking is limited. Recommend ride sharing) Register here (space is limited) AGENDA Keynote: Enhancing the Viewer Experience with Machine Learning: GrayMeta and the Sky News “Royal Wedding: Who’s Who App” […]

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How to Migrate Workflows from Amazon Elastic Transcoder to AWS Elemental MediaConvert

Introduction At re:Invent 2017, AWS Elemental released five new media processing and delivery services. One of these services, AWS Elemental MediaConvert, shares functionality with another file-based video transcoding service on AWS, Amazon Elastic Transcoder. Today, we detail the primary differences between these two services. If you are using Amazon Elastic Transcoder and are ready to migrate […]

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Upcoming webinar: Making Your Video Service Smarter with Machine Learning

Click on this link to register for this upcoming webinar from AWS Media & Entertainment team: Machine learning is having an impact on every aspect of video production, processing, delivery, and consumption. Translation, object recognition, content moderation, and enhanced metadata are just a few of the ways machine learning is helping video publishers increase the efficiency of […]

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