AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Securing Studio IP in AWS: Cloud-based VFX Project Management with Autodesk Shotgun

In this blog post, we walk you through the architecture of Autodesk Shotgun private Cloud, a cloud-based VFX Project Management application running on AWS. Autodesk Shotgun simplifies creative project management and unifies visual effects (VFX), animation, and games teams of all sizes. Shotgun is a scalable on-demand platform that can support just a few users […]

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Arqiva Introduces AWS-backed VoD Solution for A+E Networks Germany

International satellite and media services provider Arqiva is in the business of connecting people, whether through television, radio, mobile, or machine to machine communications. With advanced networks, Arqiva is well-suited to stay ahead of the ever-increasing data demands from a growing pool of connected devices. Continuing this futureproof mindset, the company recently ventured into new […]

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How the Golden Globes ensures 100% site uptime for its biggest days thanks to APN Partner Metal Toad

For high-profile events like award shows, sports, or breaking news, broadcasters and rights holders cannot afford any downtime when all eyes are watching. Around the world, these companies trust AWS when it matters most because of our experience with some of the most high-profile events, including the Super Bowl, the Olympics, the World Cup, the IPL […]

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M&E Releases and Launches from re:Invent 2019

With more than 75 launches and announcements of new services and major features during re:Invent 2019, we wanted to be sure you knew about those most relevant for media workloads. We saw three big themes for M&E come out of the announcements at re:Invent 2019: Low latency where it matters most Making media workloads smarter Enhancements […]

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Thursday, December 5: Media & Entertainment sessions happening at re:Invent

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 11:30am – 12:30pm STP206 – Building the future of writing with AWS Lambda at MGM, Level 3, Premier Ballroom 309 (Session) AIM232 – Media discovery and compliance with Amazon Rekognition at Mirage, Events Center B1 Blue (Session) 12:15 – 1:15pm AIM313-R1 – Customize […]

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Wednesday, December 4: Media & Entertainment sessions happening at re:Invent

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 8:30 – 10:45am CMP319-R1 – Deploy graphics desktops for content production on AWS at Venetian, Level 2, Veronese 2403 (Workshop) 10:00 – 11:00am MDS303-R1 Evolution of personalization/recommendation for video workflows at MGM, Level 3, Chairman’s Ballroom 366 (Session) MDS312-R1 Launch media workflows quickly with […]

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Tuesday, December 3: Media & Entertainment sessions happening at re:Invent

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 11:30am – 12:30pm MDS307-R1 Streaming media workloads within the AWS Well-Architected Framework at Aria, Level 2 East, Mariposa 1 (Chalk Talk) 12:15 – 1:15pm STG349 Optimize video processing using Amazon FSx for Lustre at Aria, Level 1 East, Joshua 4 (Chalk Talk) 1:00 – 2:00pm […]

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Monday, December 2: Media & Entertainment sessions happening at re:Invent

Please double-check the AWS re:Invent event catalog to confirm the date/time/venue for your session! 10:00 – 11:00am ALX201-R How developers can build natural, extensible voice conversations at MGM, Level 3, Premier Ballroom 309 (Session) 10:00am – 12:15pm MDS402-R Media Analysis Evolved at MGM, Level 1, Grand Ballroom 118 (Workshop) 10:45 – 11:45am STG234 Data archiving and digital preservation solutions with […]

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What Was New for AWS Elemental Media Services in 2019

Introduction In 2018, AWS Elemental released AWS Elemental MediaConnect and added features and improvements to other five services that were released in 2017. If you missed all that news, you can catch-up here. At re:Invent 2019, the AWS Elemental team will present a review of the past year at the Twitch Launchpad. You can watch […]

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Elastic Workflows and Studio in the Cloud at SIGGRAPH Asia 2019

Rendering, whereby a scene file of data is processed to become an image, is integral to visual effects and animation. It’s the compute-intensive process that allows an artist to see the final result of their efforts, instead of a low-resolution approximation. As a company founded by visual effects (VFX) practitioners, AWS Thinkbox has long focused […]

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