“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. Read more…

A deep dive into Output Locking in AWS Elemental Live

Introduction In order to deliver broadcast-grade resilience, it’s essential to have redundant contribution encoders so live event viewing won’t be affected even if one of the encoders fails. However, when you run multiple encoders for redundancy, the outputs from those encoders must be synchronized with frame-level accuracy. Otherwise, viewers experience Read more…

5G and Wavelength for Media and Entertainment

5G and AWS Wavelength for live media production The introduction of 5G mobile services and its promise of higher bandwidth, lower latency, and network slicing brings the possibility of delivering better customer experiences. It also enables the creation of new forms of media and entertainment such as: Augmented and Virtual Read more…