Media and Entertainment 2017

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AWS Media and Entertainment Cloud Symposium | New York

Join us on June 15, 2017!

Event Details 

Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. EDT
Location: Convene Conference Center, Midtown East | 730 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017 (view map)

We invite you to join us for a day of presentations and discussions on the trends in cloud computing that are reshaping the media and entertainment industries at the 2017 AWS M&E Cloud Symposium. Learn how entertainment companies are leveraging the cloud to accelerate content production, stream live and linear 4k content, and simplify storage throughout the content lifecycle.

The event will feature broadcasters and content owners discussing their adoption of the AWS cloud in their content creation and digital supply chain, in addition to an afternoon of breakout sessions on the strategies and best practices for cloud-based content production, media supply chains, as well as video processing and delivery. AWS M&E subject matter experts will be on hand to answer questions and provide guidance on best practices for ingesting, storing, processing, delivering, and analyzing digital media content.


Time Session Audience
8:00 AM           Registration and breakfast All
9:00 AM          
  • Updates from AWS
  • Thinkbox acquisition
9:30 AM Breaking the Live 4K Barrier: Producing the First Live 4K Stream from Space - NASA All
10:00 AM       Discovery Communications - Migrating media workflow to the cloud All
10:30 AM Break All
10:45 AM 
How 4K Media Streamlined Digital Operations and launched an engaging online destination for the popular brand Yu-Gi-Oh!
11:15 AM Securing Hollywood's 'crown jewel' in the AWS Cloud All
12:00 PM


1:00 PM -
5:00 PM
Break Out Sessions

1) Production/Post
  • Cost-effective cloud-scale rendering with Thinkbox and Amazon EC2 Spot
  • Using Artificial Intelligence to automate and optimize M&E workloads on AWS
  • Sailing the stormy seas to Global Content Delivery: How Amazon Studios and Levels Beyond solved an Amazon Originals' dilemma
  • Creative content storage in the AWS Cloud 
  • Multi-monitor editing the AWS Cloud
  • Panel discussion
2) Broadcast/OTT Track
  • Migrating Media Workflows to the AWS Cloud - MLBAM
  • Launching a 24x7 Live Linear Channel - PBS
  • Understanding Discovery's cloud-based media supply chain 
  • Reaching Globally and Vertically: Building an Airborne TV Service – Gogo Air
  • Media functions for the cloud - Building a serverless OTT solution on AWS

Pick a breakout - All
5:00 PM
Closing Comments/Networking Reception All