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Category: Amazon FSx

Nimble Studio running Foundry Nuke showing FuzzyPixel short.

Amazon Nimble Studio now supports Amazon EC2 G3 and G5 instances for virtual workstations

Today, Amazon Nimble Studio introduces access to additional on-demand Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) G3 and G5 instances, enabling content creators to use GPU virtual workstations for their production needs. Nimble Studio provides virtual workstations, high performant file storage, such as Amazon FSx, and render farm capacity through AWS Thinkbox Deadline, empowering the creation of […]

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Virtual production reference architecture with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine

Today, we introduce the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Reference Architecture for Virtual Production with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine. AWS customers, when challenged with building the right architecture for virtual production, can follow the best practices outlined in this post. This reference architecture is built with security, agility, and operational excellence in mind. AWS Reference Architecture […]

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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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Getting started with AWS cloud video editing

In the first installment of Edit in the Cloud series, we covered the fundaments of enabling various editorial personas on AWS. Now it is time to get started and deploy the GitHub sample. This step-by-step guide details how to deploy an edit host, storage, and connectivity on AWS. This template allows users to build additional […]

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Get started with digital content creation on AWS

A tutorial series for cloud-based digital content creation Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers digital content creators, including visual effects and animation studios, a tutorial series to take production entirely to the cloud. This teaching series is designed for small teams looking for ways to scale production, work remotely, and improve collaboration. In the series, we […]

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Elastic workflows and studio in the cloud at SIGGRAPH Asia 2019

Rendering, whereby a scene file of data is processed to become an image, is integral to visual effects and animation. It’s the compute-intensive process that allows an artist to see the final result of their efforts, instead of a low-resolution approximation. As a company founded by visual effects (VFX) practitioners, AWS Thinkbox has long focused […]

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