AWS Media Blog

Category: Media Services

Graham Media Group Taps AWS Media Services to Build Powerful Media Solutions for Reporters and Elevate the Live Stream Experience

Reaching modern audiences with compelling, informative content can be challenging in the digital era, but Graham Media Group (GMG), a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company, has managed to break through the noise by innovating the way its local stations deliver news coverage. As part of the company’s VIDEO 2020 total video transformation project, which aims […]

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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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NGA introduces Microburst cloud pilot during Enterprise Challenge 2019

Concluding our updates from the 2019 Enterprise Challenge series of demonstrations, sponsored by the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, or USD(I) and led by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), we can report that NGA’s Microburst cloud concept was successfully demonstrated to many government organizations. Supported by AWS Elemental and several Amazon Web Services technology partners, […]

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AWS Joins the Academy Software Foundation

Filmmaking is evolving at an incredible pace. The content created for features, episodics, and beyond is becoming increasingly complex. Sophisticated visual effects and animation tools have been used to realize the director’s vision at a level never been seen before, from replacing entire greenscreen backlots with stunning vistas or CG cityscapes, to waging epic superhero […]

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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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AWS at SIGGRAPH 2019

At SIGGRAPH 2019, booth #1203, AWS Thinkbox will highlight a complete studio in the cloud workflow, including rendering, virtual workstation, and storage solutions that help creative studios iterate faster and take on more projects. SIGGRAPH is the premier event for computer graphics artists and professionals, drawing more than 16,000 attendees from around the world. With […]

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Screenshot from the movie Adrift

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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Giving Sports Fans A Cloud-Based Experience: A Panel with NFL, CBS Sports Digital, Hulu, LA Clippers & Pac-12

With consumer adoption of OTT services and viewing of live sporting events on mobile devices at an all-time high, content creators and distributors are working hard to fine-tune their infrastructures and workflows to meet demand. For many, this has meant leveraging the flexibility and scalability of cloud-based computing and artificial intelligence (AI)-powered services, which require […]

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