AWS for Media & Entertainment

Transform your media workloads with the most purpose-built capabilities of any cloud

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Reinvent media and entertainment with AWS
Media and entertainment customers face industry-wide transformation, with companies reinventing how they create content, optimize media supply chains, and compete for audience attention across streaming, broadcast, and direct-to-consumer platforms. AWS aligns the most purpose-built media and entertainment capabilities of any cloud against five solution areas to help customers transform the industry: Content Production; Media Supply Chain & Archive; Broadcast; Direct-to-Consumer & Streaming; and Data Science & Analytics. With AWS, you can select the right tools and partners for your workloads to accelerate production launches, and see faster time to value.
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Benefits

Most purpose-built industry services and solutions
AWS aligns the most purpose-built media and entertainment capabilities of any cloud—including nine AWS Services, 11 Solutions, dedicated appliances, and more than 400 AWS Partners—against five solution areas to help customers transform the industry: Content Production; Media Supply Chain & Archive; Broadcast; Direct-to-Consumer & Streaming; and Data Science & Analytics.
400+ media and entertainment partners

Accelerate deployments support across key solution areas using leading industry technology and consulting partners, including Adobe, Autodesk, Deluxe, Epic Games, Evertz, Grass Valley, Imagine Communications, Slalom, Sony Media Cloud Services, Trackit, Teradici, and Wizeline; as well as dedicated AWS industry specialists and AWS Professional Services teams.

Unmatched media and entertainment experience
AWS brings 15 years of experience supporting transformation for leading industry customers such as Comcast, Discovery Inc., Disney, FORMULA 1, FOX, HBO Max, Hulu, Method Studios, MGM, The National Football League, Netflix, Nikkei, Peacock, Sky, TF1, Untold Studios, ViacomCBS, and Weta Digital.

Customer stories

Customers reinventing media and entertainment with AWS

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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.

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FOX Uses AWS to Score with Digital Audiences for Super Bowl LIV
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FOX

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.

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Peacock

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.

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Untold Studios

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.

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FORMULA 1

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%.

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AWS empowers media and entertainment

Explore services and solutions for media and entertainment solution areas.

Solution areas

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Content Production

Spend more time creating with the most comprehensive set of cloud capabilities for content production.

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Media Supply Chain & Archive

Award-winning, purpose-built capabilities to centralize and store media operations in the cloud.

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Broadcast

Run low-latency broadcast workloads with the most agility, elasticity, scalability, and reliability of any cloud.

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Direct-to-Consumer & Streaming

Supporting the world’s leading direct-to-consumer and streaming platforms with more purpose-built capabilities than any cloud. 

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Data Science & Analytics for Media

Media Intelligence solutions built on unmatched analytics and machine learning capabilities.

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Read success stories of M&E customers
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Move faster with leading industry partners

To help customers accelerate deployments with solution-specific support, AWS identifies leading media and entertainment AWS Partners across the solution areas.

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“Slalom’s experts bring a passion for enabling media and entertainment companies to accelerate and streamline the production and distribution of engaging content for their audiences on the screen of their choice, while developing ever-closer direct relationships with their customers by designing and deploying data-driven solutions leveraging AWS.” 

- Steven Polster, Managing Director - Media & Entertainment, Slalom

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"TrackIt's commitment to the 'AWS for Media & Entertainment' initiative compliments our Amazon Media Intelligence, Media2Cloud, Amplify Video and Chime SDK partnerships, accelerating delivery of comprehensive and innovative media workflow solutions."

- Brad Winett, President, TrackIt

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“AWS brings powerful capabilities to the Nomad platform that allow our users to focus on the content itself rather than the management of the content, creating cost savings and unlocking new monetization capabilities.”

- Adam Miller, President, Nomad

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Adobe is changing the world through digital experiences. Helping create, deliver, and optimize compelling content and applications.

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Amdocs is the market leader in customer experience software solutions and services for the world’s largest communications service providers.

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Delivering a comprehensive suite of services to help businesses architect, migrate, manage, and optimize their AWS cloud environments.

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Wizeline is a global technology services provider, building high-quality digital products and platforms for leading enterprises and scaling startups.

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LTN Global is a leader in media technology that enables broadcasters and digital content companies deliver the future of video through a family of interconnected industry-best technologies.

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Data Expedition, Inc. software moves data into and out of the cloud many times faster than traditional FTP and S3 protocols, and many times less expensively than other acceleration solutions.

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AWS Marketplace

Media and entertainment solutions from AWS Partners are also available on AWS Marketplace, a digital catalog of third-party software, services, and data that makes it easy to find, buy, deploy, and manage software on AWS.

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Amagi CLOUDPORTXpress

A cloud-based channel playout platform to launch and manage broadcast-grade linear channels.

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Ant Media

Ant Media provides media servers, mobile sdks and video management system.

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Arc XP

An integrated ecosystem of cloud-based tools that create and distribute content, drive digital commerce, and deliver powerful experiences.

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Aspera on Cloud

A hosted service to quickly and reliably send and share your files and data sets of any size and type across a hybrid cloud environment.

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