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Tag: Amazon FSx

Getting started with the AWS Media Asset Preparation System (MAPS)

Introduction In the introductory blog post for the AWS Media Asset Preparation System (AWS MAPS), we provided an overview of how MAPS addresses pain points involving uploading media to AWS, organizing files/folders, file movement across AWS storage volumes, media preparation, permission assignment, search, filtering, and delivery of content. In this post, we provide an overview […]

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“The Crown” in the cloud

How the award-winning in-house VFX team for Netflix’s monarchy drama completed 600 shots in eight months on AWS for Season 4   Since its 2016 debut, Netflix episodic drama “The Crown” has enraptured viewers with its take on key historical and cultural moments from the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. While visual effects have been […]

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Introducing the AWS Media Asset Preparation System

AWS Media Asset Preparation System (MAPS) UI The AWS Media Asset Preparation System (MAPS) deployment on AWS GitHub Samples facilitates the preparation and movement of media assets across AWS storage mediums such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon FSx. Anyone involved in preparing content for media production workflows can upload and download […]

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A solution for collaborative, scalable, and adaptable content editing on AWS

 This post is authored by Tom Rosenstein, VP Business Development, EditShare. 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 migration to video production workflows to the cloud continues to accelerate. The demand for content creators […]

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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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