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Category: AWS Deadline Cloud

Create a conda package and channel for AWS Deadline Cloud

AWS Deadline Cloud is a fully managed service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that enables you to have a scalable, fully managed visual compute farm up and running in minutes. Executing render jobs for digital content creation (DCC) applications like Blender, Houdini, Maya, and Nuke can be a rapid, turnkey experience with Deadline Cloud Sevice-Managed Fleets […]

The Getting Started Series: Fundamentals for streamlining your creative pipeline with AWS Deadline Cloud

Traditional on-premises render farms often pose significant operational challenges, including hardware procurement, software licensing management, and scalability constraints. However, in the rapidly evolving world of visual effects (VFX) and animation, efficient rendering pipelines are vital to meeting tight deadlines and delivering high-quality content. This is where AWS Deadline Cloud comes into play, offering a fully […]

How to add Open Job Description in your render pipeline

Open Job Description (OpenJD) is a new open specification introduced by Amazon Web Services (AWS) in January, 2024 that makes job submissions portable across any rendering pipeline. OpenJD includes three Python libraries and tools packages that anyone can use to create integrations with their render pipeline. Openjd-cli provides a command-line tool to develop and run […]

AWS celebrates big technology wins at NAB 2024

NAB Show 2024 may have come and gone, but at Amazon Web Services (AWS), we’re still full of excitement. From the West Hall to South Hall of the LVCC and everywhere in between, the AWS for Media & Entertainment (M&E) team and technology were out in full force. To top it off, three of our […]

RedToast custom pipeline integration enhances rendering capabilities with AWS Deadline Cloud

Authored by Lisa Brodie, Founder and Producer at  RedToast. 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. RedToast started as a small production consulting company run by founder and producer Lisa Brodie. As it grew, the company saw how […]

Leveraging Customer-Managed Fleets with AWS Deadline Cloud

AWS Deadline Cloud is a scalable, fully managed render scheduler from Amazon Web Services (AWS) for teams that need a better way to create ground-breaking visual content. To power the elastic workloads creative teams require, Deadline Cloud organizes Workers into Fleets. The Workers run Jobs given to them by Queues, which are collections of Jobs […]

AWS introduces Open Job Description for render pipelines

New open standard aims to make render jobs portable across any rendering pipeline Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduces Open Job Description (OpenJD), a new, flexible, open specification for defining render jobs to be portable between studios and render solutions. Render pipelines can vary widely depending upon project, technology, and administrative decisions. OpenJD is designed […]