AWS Media Blog

Category: Content Production

Protecting streaming services using GeoComply

This post is co-authored by Kevin Yao, Principal Partner SA, OTT, Direct to Consumer at AWS and James Clark, General Manager, Media & Entertainment at GeoComply. The content of this post was updated on May 5, 2022. GeoGuard from GeoComply is a VPN and proxy detection solution with 99.6% accuracy. It is pre-integrated with leading […]

Introducing Autodesk Flame on AWS

Marking a major milestone for an application celebrating it’s 30th anniversary that was once only available on dedicated hardware, Autodesk has enabled Flame 2023 to run on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Autodesk ® Flame ® provides high-end 3D visual effects (VFX), finishing and color grading software used across advertising, and episodic and feature film VFX […]

[Updated 4/20] AWS showcases the power of the cloud at NAB Show 2022

Join Amazon Web Services (AWS) at NAB Show 2022, April 23–27 in Las Vegas, to meet with media and entertainment (M&E) subject matter experts and see demonstrations showcasing the transformative power of the cloud across five solution areas: content production; media supply chain and archive; broadcast; direct-to-consumer and streaming; and data and analytics. Designed for […]

Alt text: New checksum options include SHA-256, SHA-1, CRC32 and CRC32C

Building scalable checksums

Customers in the media and entertainment industry interact with digital assets in various formats. Common assets include digital camera negatives, film scans, post-production renders, and more, all of which are business-critical. As assets move from one step to the next in a workflow, customers want to make sure the files are not altered by network […]

Media movement for content production workloads

Authored by Greg Holick, Vice President of Product at Cloudsoda.io. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author and AWS is not responsible for the content or accuracy of this post. The media and entertainment content production process is highly orchestrated. It encompasses establishing the creative vision, scouting shoot locations, […]

Virtual production reference architecture with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine

Today, we introduce the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Reference Architecture for Virtual Production with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine. AWS customers, when challenged with building the right architecture for virtual production, can follow the best practices outlined in this post. This reference architecture is built with security, agility, and operational excellence in mind. AWS Reference Architecture […]

Amazon Nimble Studio Custom Configuration Introduction

Amazon Nimble Studio empowers creative studios to produce visual effects, animation, and interactive content entirely in the cloud. Studios can rapidly onboard and collaborate with artists globally and create content faster with access to virtual workstations, high-speed storage, and scalable rendering across the AWS global infrastructure. With the release of custom configuration components, administrators now have […]

Pop Family Entertainment previews Being Betty Flood at AWS re:Invent 2021

Innovative production workflow of magical animated feature includes Amazon Nimble Studio and Epic Games’ Unreal Engine Sydney-based production company Pop Family Entertainment creates content that spans genres and audiences, appealing to all ages with documentaries, live action drama, animated comedy, and everything in between. At Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2021, Pop Family Entertainment COO […]

Watch now: M&E sessions from AWS re:Invent 2021

Videos and presentation materials from re:Invent 2021 are now available on demand. Check out this re:Invent playlist for the Media & Entertainment breakout sessions. Details about each presentation, links to session recordings and slides, and pointers to related customer stories are available in this blog post. Read on! Transform and innovate with AWS for media […]

Best of 2021 Award Winner Badge

Outstanding broadcast products and solutions from AWS

This week, Future’s leading media technology brands: TVBEurope, Radio World, and TV Tech put forward their Best of 2021 Awards to recognize outstanding broadcast products and solutions from the last 15 months. “These awards showcase the innovation coming out of R&D teams across the industry, and once again the entries have been of the highest standard. Congratulations to the winners, […]