AWS Media Blog

Category: Media & Entertainment

MovieLabs releases The Evolution of Media Creation, a vision of content production in 2030

MovieLabs and its member studios (Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Pictures and Television and Warner Bros. Entertainment) have published a white paper laying out a vision for the future of media creation technology some 10 years into the future. From the executive summary: Within this document, MovieLabs and its member studios have […]

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All M&E-related This is My Architecture videos in one place

Want an in-depth look at how the most innovative media companies are solving tough problems? Click here to check out all M&E-related This is My Architecture videos From advertising and streaming analytics, to rendering in the cloud, to broadcast playout, and everything in between, hear from AWS M&E subject matter experts and customers about how […]

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Entertainment Partners: Studio Systems

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 13. The most powerful thing in Hollywood isn’t technology or talent. It’s payroll. “I know there’s a joke that there are no rocket scientists in Hollywood, but one of our co-founders was, in fact, a NASA rocket scientist,” says Ron Cogan, VP of Communications at industry payroll giant […]

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Inserting SCTE Markers with AWS Elemental MediaLive for Ad Insertion

In this tutorial posted on GitHub, we show you how to insert SCTE markers using AWS Elemental MediaLive’s Python SDK and then insert ads into your live video stream using AWS Elemental MediaTailor. To get started, you will spin up a MediaLive and AWS Elemental MediaPackage channel using the AWS Media Services simple live workflow […]

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AWS Media Services Learning Path

Guest Post by Susan Holmes, Technical Curriculum Developer – AWS Training & Certification Want to learn how to create professional quality media experiences? Want to help your organization deliver live and on-demand video processing, storage and monetization workflows in the AWS Cloud using AWS Media Services? AWS Training and Certification offers a Media Services Learning […]

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Your Call Football delivers real time, interactive sports experience with Mission and AWS

Your Call Football offers a wholly unique football experience where fans get to call plays in real time, then see them run on the field by real players. Given the inherent nature of the application, Your Call Football needed an infrastructure that could handle bursts of traffic from 100,000 concurrent users during the three hours each […]

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FANtastic. Engaging. AWSome.

AWS Media & Entertainment Symposium 2019, Kings Place, London, 27th June At twice the scale of previous years, and with a superb new venue and hands-on AWS technology tracks, the 2019 edition of the AWS UK Media & Entertainment Symposium brought together a wide array of industry tech pioneers. Attendees and presenters explored the thinking, […]

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Milk VFX: Getting the Drift of Cloud

This article originally appeared in FEED Magazine, Issue 10. It’s a truism that filmmaking and water don’t mix. The malfunctioning mechanical shark on Jaws, the aquatic heart of darkness that was James Cameron’s The Abyss, or the now legendary nightmare of Waterworld – if you’re shooting on or around water, you’re asking for it. Luckily, we […]

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AWS at IBC 2019

To help media companies across the world create faster, produce anywhere, and deliver everywhere, Amazon Web Services demonstrated advances in content creation, distribution, media supply chain, technology innovation, artificial intelligence & machine learning, and personalization and monetization during the IBC Show 2019, Sept. 13 – 17, stand 5.C80, RAI Amsterdam. Following is an overview of […]

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Lower Latency with AWS Elemental MediaStore Chunked Object Transfer

Reducing the latency of live streams provides a better experience for audiences, and in some cases, is essential to the core of what the live stream application is providing. For live sports, you want to make sure the viewers get to see the action with as little delay as possible. For gaming, auctions, and other […]

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