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Category: Content Production

Streaming sessions API for Amazon Nimble Studio

Introduction Amazon Nimble Studio empowers creative studios to produce visual effects, animation, and interactive content entirely in the cloud, from storyboard sketch to final deliverable. Studios can rapidly onboard and collaborate with artists globally and create content faster using access to virtual workstations, high-speed storage, and scalable rendering across Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) global infrastructure. […]

Enterprise scale, security, and cost savings for creative workstations on AWS

In our second installment of Edit in the Cloud series, we covered getting started with virtual workstations powered by Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)—a web service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud—to meet the needs of creative workloads (for example, Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve) for media and entertainment (M&E). In this […]

Public Preview: Nimble Studio introduces faster startup times with volume persistence

Today, Amazon Nimble Studio announces preview availability of faster workstation startup times and simplified workstation management for administrators with persistent volumes. While customers enjoy Nimble Studio for its fast deployment, many have asked for faster login times and the ability to save changes made to the root volume. As of today, this is now possible. […]

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[Updated 11/17] Your guide to media and entertainment at re:Invent 2021

The entire AWS Media & Entertainment (M&E) team welcomes you to celebrate 10 years of AWS re:Invent this year. We’re back in Las Vegas (and virtually) with an exciting program planned with five keynotes, more than 20 leadership sessions, and over 1,200 breakout and interactive sessions from November 29 through December 3, 2021. Plus, stop […]

Streaming sessions view in Amazon Nimble Studio

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 using access to virtual workstations, high-speed storage, and scalable rendering across Amazon Web Services (AWS) global infrastructure. Using the streaming sessions view included […]

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) goes all-in on the cloud in pioneering move for dynamic scalability

What do Hollywood blockbusters and one of the world’s most prestigious global architecture, interior design, urban planning, and engineering firms share in common? Turns out, quite a bit, and not just because it designed the Walt Disney Company’s Manhattan headquarters. From One World Trade Center in New York to Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the portfolio of […]

AWS Artist Series: Optimizing the environment with foliage

Find the other posts in the AWS Artist series below: AWS Artist Series: Compositing Spanner­­ AWS Artist Series: Creating characters with dynamic wrinkles  AWS Artist Series: Animating Noa  AWS Artist Series: Rigging the bridge for “Spanner” AWS Artist Series: Laying out the opening shots of Spanner  AWS Artist Series: Creating an ocean of clouds Project Spanner […]

AWS Artist Series: Creating an ocean of clouds

This is the 6th post in our AWS Artist series, find the other five below: AWS Artist Series: Compositing Spanner­­ AWS Artist Series: Creating characters with dynamic wrinkles  AWS Artist Series: Animating Noa  AWS Artist Series: Rigging the bridge for “Spanner” AWS Artist Series: Laying out the opening shots of Spanner  Spanner Noa’s silhouette hanging from […]

AWS Artist Series: Laying out the opening shots of Spanner

This is the 5th post in our AWS Artist series, find the other four below: AWS Artist Series: Compositing Spanner­­ AWS Artist Series: Creating characters with dynamic wrinkles  AWS Artist Series: Animating Noa  AWS Artist Series: Rigging the bridge for “Spanner” Project introduction Spanner is a short film about two bridge makers: Ulysse is an overly […]

AWS Artist Series – Rigging the bridge for “Spanner”

This is the 4th post in our AWS Artist series, find the other three below: AWS Artist Series: Compositing Spanner­­ AWS Artist Series: Creating characters with dynamic wrinkles  AWS Artist Series: Animating Noa  Project introduction Spanner is a short film about two bridge makers: Ulysse is an overly confident worker whose insecurities become very evident when […]