AWS for Media & Entertainment Customers
Netflix is the world’s leading internet television network
Netflix uses AWS for nearly all its computing and storage needs, including databases, analytics, recommendation engines, video transcoding, and more—hundreds of functions that in total use more than 100,000 server instances on AWS.
Millions of viewers engage with content from FOX through its broadcast and OTT platforms. FOX leverages AWS to pioneer the future of world-class live and on-demand content delivery.
The streaming service Peacock—launched July 15, 2020, by global media and technology company Comcast Corp.—arrived in an era of heightened consumer demand for video streaming services.
Untold Studio works on original content, production, and post-production for the worlds of music, TV, and advertising for a range of media and entertainment customers.
Based on its simulations run on AWS, FORMULA 1 has designed a car for the 2022 racing season that reduces downforce loss in wheel-to-wheel racing from 50% to 15%.
Leading Content Production customers on AWS
Untold Studios unlocks creative potential by running entirely on AWS
Untold worked with AWS to embrace Studio in the Cloud and set up their new studio without any on-premises infrastructure, becoming the first creative studio born completely in the cloud.
Method’s journey to cloud rendering
This project resulted in an Asian Academy Creative Award win for the team, and marked the beginning of Method Melbourne's collaboration with AWS.
“The Crown” in the cloud
The in-house VFX team of artists for "The Crown" completed more than 600 VFX shots for the 10-episode run of Season 4, working remotely, in just eight months using AWS.
Weta Digital goes all-in on AWS
Backed by the unmatched portfolio of services from AWS, Weta continues redefining what is possible on screen at a scale not previously seen.
Cinesite renders 'The Addams Family 2' with AWS
During the height of production, Cinesite scaled to 170K virtual CPUs (vCPUs) on AWS over the course of a three-week period.
Media Supply Chain & Archive
Leading Media Supply Chain & Archive customers on AWS
IMDb video team builds strategies for the future using AWS
Looking to supplement its on-premises storage with a system that could scale to meet data storage needs that were growing at 50–100 TB per year, IMDb, an Amazon company, turned to Amazon Web Services.
Nippon implements cloud playout using AWS
Learn how Nippon Television Network Corporation (NTV) uses its playout system to perform tasks such as switching between a live feed and a pre-recorded asset, controlling and editing the progress of a TV program, and switching video sources on AWS.
A+E moves content library to AWS
A+E Networks discuss the drivers that prompted it shift from on-premises technology to deploying more than 90% of its infrastructure on the cloud, as well as lessons about culture, organizational structure, and technology.
Discovery, the first media company to move its entire media operation to the cloud
Discovery migrated its on-premises playout infrastructure to Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3, cutting costs by 61 percent, increasing agility and staff productivity, and improving service for customers.
MGM partners with AWS to modernize its media supply chain
MGM is migrating its content library and critical SAP workloads to AWS to power its media supply chain as well as support its content rights and distribution processes. Running on AWS, MGM will distribute content across multiple platforms quickly and at scale.
Leading Broadcast customers building on AWS
FOX modernizes and innovates using AWS
FOX produces and distributes content through some of the world’s leading brands, including FOX News, FOX Sports, and FOX Television Stations, engaging with millions of viewers through its broadcast and OTT platforms. FOX Corporation uses AWS to create new ways of producing and delivering live events.
Sky Italia delivers real-time sports updates, optimizes data propagation 15x on AWS
Sky Italia migrated to AWS to rebuild its previous architecture from the ground up, increasing its horizontal scalability and elasticity during both peak and off-peak times.
AWS and ViacomCBS expand strategic agreement to transform content creation and delivery
ViacomCBS will migrate operations for its entire broadcast footprint, which spans 425 linear television channels and 40 global data and media centers, to the world’s leading cloud.
KBS flexibly scales in response to traffic increases
Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) migrated about 300 servers from a collocation data center to AWS, gaining the flexibility to scale resources on days major sporting events are held.
ITV saves $150,000 in compute costs by using Amazon EKS on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances
Learn how ITV, the largest commercial television network in the United Kingdom, offered its high-quality services to a much larger volume of end users while optimizing costs.
Direct-to-Consumer & Streaming
Leading D2C & Streaming customers building on AWS
Peacock Achieves a Fast and Flawless Launch Using AWS Solutions
The streaming service Peacock—launched in July 2020 by Comcast Corporation —arrived in an era of heightened consumer demand for video streaming services. Comcast has continued to build incredible technology and entertainment services that connect millions of people to the moments and experiences that matter most.
NHL goes all in on UHD with help from AWS
Fans can now get a clearer, real-time view of what’s happening on the ice through the NHL’s new UHD-enhanced video production pipeline.
Scaling Disney+ Hotstar for 25 million viewers
Hear how Hotstar—Disney's streaming service in India—ran load tests before live games and scaled to create a global record by live streaming to 25.3 million concurrent viewers.
Kiswe hosts the world’s largest paid online concert on AWS
Using a suite of AWS services, including Amazon CloudFront, Kiswe set a Guiness World Record for the largest live streaming ticketed concert with over 750,000 viewers.
Netflix relies on AWS to help it innovate with speed
Learn how Netflix uses AWS to power its business and deliver award-winning entertainment to more than 100 million members.
Data Science & Analytics for Media
Leading Data Science & Analytics customer solutions built on AWS
The Wall Street Journal uses Amazon Kendra
The WSJ’s Product and Technology team turned to AWS to build a new customer experience with an intelligent search tool that helps readers quickly search and analyze 30 years of public statements made by presidential candidates.
AWS powers Bundesliga Match Facts
Germany’s premier national football league uses AWS to deliver real-time statistics to predict future plays and game outcomes, and recommend personalized match footage for fans.
Second Spectrum reduces hosting costs by 90%
Using AWS, Second Spectrum reduces Kubernetes hosting costs by 90 percent and errors by up to 75 percent, improves application response time by 5 ms per request, increases staff productivity, and creates a scalable, replicable means of streamlining workload provisioning.
AWS powers Formula 1 Insights
F1 transforms the fan experience before, during, and after each race by using distinct data points to inform insights about how drivers make split-second decisions and how teams devise and implement race strategies in real time that impact the outcome of a race.