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How to set up a simple video-on-demand service on AWS with TrackIt

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. The production of new video content driven by ubiquitous and relatively high-quality acquisition devices (mobile phones, action cameras, etc.), along with the accelerating re-use of old libraries, has seen […]

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Using frame rate conversion to expand content availability

Authored by Daryl Blair, Director of Sales & Marketing at InSync Technology, Ltd. 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. Historically, film and video content has been acquired, produced, and mastered to comply with the delivery standards […]

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Weta Digital goes all-in on AWS

Future of filmmaking looks to the Cloud Founded by Peter Jackson in 1993, Weta Digital is a highly respected creative force, collaborating on visual effects (VFX) for some of the highest grossing blockbusters of all time, such as The Lord of the Rings trilogy and Avatar. Having garnered six Best Visual Effects Oscars, 10 SciTech […]

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Animation Research uses AWS to virtualize remote sports production

AWS also helps ARL’s Virtual Eye production arm to reduce its carbon footprint while delivering high-profile sports events to fans around the world Virtual Eye is the sports division of New Zealand-based Animation Research, LTD, which is one of Australasia’s leading 3D computer graphics production houses. For more than 25 years, Emmy® Award-winning Virtual Eye […]

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Successful innovation for ESSENCE as Starchive and AWS help deliver the 2020 ESSENCE Festival of Culture

This post is co-authored by Jack Wenzinger, AWS M&E Partner SA, Ken Shek, Sr. ML Specialist SA, and Richard Averitt, CEO of Starchive. 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. ESSENCE Communications is a media, technology, […]

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The increasing importance of video for the government sector

Video is increasingly being used by governments worldwide to improve engagement with citizens. According to research from SAP, 62% of citizens expect public service organizations to utilize innovative technologies and solutions. The same research says that 68% of governments cite improving the citizen experience as their number one priority. In recent months, with governments often […]

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Germany’s DFL taps AWS Media Services for new live streaming platform

The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga (DFL), which is the governing body of the Bundesliga, is responsible for the organization and marketing of professional football in Germany. The Bundesliga, the soccer league with the best goals-per-game rate among Europe’s top five football leagues, is using AWS Media Services to power its new live streaming service. Using […]

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Solving OTT workflow challenges with AWS  

Authored by Tom Schaeffer, Founder, President & CEO of Float Left Interactive. 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. This post discusses the history and evolution of over-the-top (OTT) streaming and outlines how my company, Float […]

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Creating a feature film with DaVinci Resolve on AWS

Getting started Roswell Films and Therapy Studios partnered with Blackmagic Design and AWS to solve a prevalent problem: the nature of working from home limits access to editing suites and offices. A feature length film still has the same deadlines, however, and needs to be edited in a seamless fashion. Those edits used Blackmagic Design’s […]

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Case Study: Hive VFX cuts upfront studio costs, operates as cloud VFX studio on AWS

Until recently, major Hollywood studios dominated the realm of visual effects (VFX). But cloud technology is changing the game, making it easier for small, independent studios to enter the market. In May 2019, VFX Supervisor Bernie Kimbacher single-handedly built a cloud VFX studio, Hive VFX, using only Amazon Web Services (AWS). Many studios run partly […]

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