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Paulien Ruijssenaars

Author: Paulien Ruijssenaars

Paulien is a senior industry marketing manager focused on the media & entertainment market.

AWS congratulates recipients of inaugural NAB Show Excellence in Sustainability Awards

Recognizing the individuals, organizations, and innovative products/services promoting conservation and reusability of natural resources and fostering economic and social development, the first-ever Excellence in Sustainability Awards were handed out yesterday during the 2023 National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) in Las Vegas, NV. A proud partner of the event and a company dedicated to net-zero […]

ITN advances live cloud-based content production and delivery with AWS

The stakes run high when producing and delivering daily news for UK media stalwarts like Independent Television News (ITV), Channel 4, and Channel 5, making technological innovation a priority at Independent Television News (ITN). The award-winning production company services these clients, among others, in bringing live news and events, documentaries, sports matches, and other digital […]

AWS Congratulates “Avatar: The Way of Water” Production Team on VFX Academy Award Win

With a global box office haul of $2.28 billion and counting, “Avatar: The Way of Water” is an undeniable success. Along with its significant financial achievement, the film has also garnered widespread industry recognition, earning an impressive slate of award wins and nominations. At the 95th Academy Awards, held March 12 in Los Angeles, “Avatar: […]

Cloud-powered creativity shines at the 2023 VES Awards

Winners “Avatar: The Way of Water,” “The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power,” and Frito-Lay “Push It” created with AWS Hollywood’s awards season is heating up with the Oscars less than three weeks away. Black tie events abound in Tinseltown as trade organizations recognize accomplishments in their respective crafts from animation to cinematography, visual […]

Teaming with NAB Show to honor sustainability champions in media and entertainment

It’s February, which means it’s only a matter of months before professionals across the media and entertainment (M&E) industry converge in Las Vegas, NV, for the NAB Show, which celebrates its 100th year in 2023. In the show’s centennial year, AWS is excited to support a new initiative that will honor the individuals, companies, and […]

Watch now: HBO Max automates misconfiguration and vulnerability detection on AWS

As a premium streaming service for blockbuster movies, epic originals, and addictive series, HBO Max demands tight security to protect its content. While traditional security models tend to be reactive, the HBO Max security team built an automated process to prevent vulnerabilities and cloud misconfigurations from happening in the first place, allowing HBO developers to […]

Jon Landau, Academy Award-winning producer, and David Conley of Wētā FX join AWS at re:Invent

This week at AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas, Academy Award-winning producer Jon Landau and the Executive VFX producer at Wētā FX, David Conley, joined Amazon Web Services (AWS) to discuss “Emerging Tech Trends in the Entertainment Industry”. Panelists from AWS included Gretchen Libby, Director of Visual Compute, Nina Walsh, Media & Entertainment Business Development Leader, […]

TV 2 DANMARK scales streaming service TV 2 PLAY using AWS

TV 2 DANMARK scales streaming service TV 2 PLAY using AWS

Since the advent of television in the 1920s, broadcasters have continuously reinvented themselves in the face of change ­­– from the analog to digital transition to the rise of connected TV (CTV). The latter prompted broadcasters like TV 2 DANMARK (TV 2) to expand its offerings to support live and on-demand content consumption across a […]

AWS for M&E at re:Invent 2022

Each year, professionals from the global cloud community converge at the annual AWS re:Invent conference to attend inspirational keynotes and panels, in-depth learning sessions, and network with industry colleagues and leaders. This year proves no exception as re:Invent returns to Las Vegas, NV November 28 – December 2 in full force. With the transformative technology […]

Case Study: Tabcorp enhances personalized interactive voice response with AWS

Tabcorp, one of Australia’s top gaming and entertainment companies, operates betting across 641 locations for multiple sports and race types. Even as customers flock to digital platforms to place bets, interactive voice response (IVR) remains a critical part of the company’s business to accommodate customers that prefer telecommunication. To modernize its IVR system, Tabcorp enlisted […]