AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

Upcoming AWS Tech Talk: Tape-to-Cloud Migration Walkthrough

DATE and TIME: October 24 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM PT (2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET) ABSTRACT: Level 300 | Service How To Whether a content creator (like a studio) or a distributor (like a broadcaster), Media Asset Management is a core workload for Media & Entertainment companies. In this tech talk, learn […]

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Fox Digital Media Archive & Fox Media Services: Leveraging Innovation in AWS to Capitalize on an Evolving Media Landscape

Guest post by Al Rundle (21st Century Fox, V.P. Media Applications & Engineering) and Jaime Valenzuela (21st Century Fox, Director of Software Development) Introduction: At 83 years, 20th Century Fox is one of the oldest movie and television studios.  With those 83 years comes a long history of leading and participating in Media and Entertainment […]

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Upcoming AWS Online Conference for Media Technologists

The media landscape is transforming the way content is created and consumed. Viewers have come to expect more content options, personalized experiences, and access anywhere, anytime, on any device. You are invited to attend AWS Insights Online, a media and entertainment focused conference that addresses business and technical challenges for video creation, asset management, and […]

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Guest Post from Dalet Digital Media Systems: Making Media Businesses Smarter: AI, Cloud and Workflow Orchestration

By Arnaud Elnecave, VP Marketing, Dalet In today’s fast-paced and ultra competitive media landscape, the ability to respond rapidly to evolving consumer demands and grasp opportunities for new revenue forms as they arise is key to sustainable success. For most organizations, this mandate for greater business agility drives a direct need for a deep transformation […]

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Upcoming webinar on Oct 24: Live orchestration on cloud

Mark Stephens, Solutions Architect for AWS, and Baskar Subramanian, Co-Founder of Amagi, will host a webinar on October 24th, to explain how live orchestration on cloud can simplify live events management by making the process centralized, while spinning up cloud infrastructure only for the duration of the event. Recommended audience: C-Level executives, live sports content […]

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Using Amazon CloudFront and AWS Media Services

AWS Media Services are a group of managed services that make it easy to build reliable, broadcast-quality video workflows in the Cloud. These services create media suitable for streaming, both live and on-demand, and optimized for your viewers’ playback devices. In this post, I shall explain how you can deliver the content created with the […]

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Create a Poster Frame and Thumbnail Images

Create a Poster Frame and Thumbnail Images for Videos Using AWS Elemental MediaConvert

If you develop video applications, you probably need to create poster frames (a highlight image that is representative of a video) and thumbnail images (periodic frame grabs over the duration of the entire video) as a part of your workflow. Have you ever wondered how to create a poster frame for a specific frame in […]

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Designing for Studio-Grade Security

Media and Entertainment (M&E) customers are using the cloud for a wide range of use cases including many aspects of content creation, post production, and large parts of the business-to-consumer camera-to-screen supply chain. As these core media workloads move to the cloud, it’s imperative to examine the security implications of a multi-tenant public cloud environment […]

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New from the Networking & Content Delivery blog: Building a Serverless Subscription Service using Lambda@Edge

This post from the Networking & Content Delivery blog explains how to use Lambda@Edge to implement a serverless-based subscription service for your website. A subscription service enables you to control your user’s journey by using an access model that lets you add metering, restrict users to particular section or article, include micropayments, and set up a […]

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