AWS Media Blog

Tag: Media & Entertainment

Anatomy of a live streaming AWS CloudFormation template

To build an end-to-end, live video streaming workflow with AWS, you typically begin by setting up each of the required AWS Media Services through the AWS Management Console. The console is a great tool to explore all the features each Media Service offers, and the settings you can enable, disable, or tweak as you put […]

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Graham Digital looks to AWS for remote workflow flexibility

Between the 24-hour news cycle, abundance of social media platforms, and proliferation of digital technology, the delivery of information is nonstop. From significant current events to live entertainment to a friend sharing their daily activities, a wide range of content is available at the consumer’s fingertips at all hours of the day via the simple […]

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Build a reliable HLS live channel with AWS Elemental MediaStore

For resilient live streams, you usually have two encoders, which creates two master manifests. However, that on its own is not enough. If one of the encoders suffers a failure – let’s say encoder 1 – the manifests for encoder 1 becomes stale (no longer updated), while encoder 2’s manifests and A/V segments continue to […]

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AWS Media Insights: See the keynote on demand and explore upcoming sessions

The media industry is in the midst of massive and accelerating transformation. Watch the keynote presentation from this month’s AWS Media Insights Webcast Series to learn the trends that are changing the way content is created, distributed and consumed, and the implications for organizations across the media supply chain. Presenters also share the latest announcements […]

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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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Playing your ads-featured content with AWS Elemental MediaTailor and VideoJS

In the previous installments of this blog series, we showed how to monetize your content with a custom workflow with FFmpeg on Amazon Elastic Container Service at Fargate and with Amazon Rekognition. In this post, we show you how to display and interact with an HLS stream in a simple webpage similar to this.   Sample […]

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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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Annual 4K 4Charity fun run goes virtual for IBC in 2020

Registration now open for seventh annual event, raising awareness and support for nonprofits focused on increased diversity and inclusion and COVID-19 relief The 4K 4Charity Fun Run series is going virtual for the annual running and walking event hosted in collaboration with the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in 2020. The 4K 4Charity series leverages fun, […]

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Inserting ad breaks into video content using Amazon Rekognition, AWS Elemental MediaConvert and AWS Elemental MediaTailor

Customers are often overwhelmed with the amount of undifferentiated heavy-lifting involved in preparing their media for monetization and streaming. The traditional ad insertion process is repetitive, error-prone, and time-consuming, and ads are inserted in a non-intrusive way so that the attention of the audience is not disturbed when presented with ad content. A cloud-based monetization […]

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