Content production in the cloud, at scale

AWS participated in SIGGRAPH 2022 with two booths on the show floor that featured cloud-based content production workflows and integration with technologies from our AWS Partners, as well as a one-day thought leadership track titled AWS Innovators. We recorded AWS Innovators content, which can be found below.

AWS at SIGGRAPH 2022 Sizzle Reel

AWS Innovators

Session Recordings from the AWS Innovators track

Content production in the cloud, at scale

Hinged on the cloud: Animal Logic’s "Unhinged" trailer using Nimble Studio

Diving deep: AWS infrastructure for Animal Logic’s "Unhinged"

Innovating for the artist experience

Storytelling from the AWS Cloud

Love, death, and Tim Miller: Lessons from production

How Cloud Technology Contributed to creating the Virtual Production on Star Trek and Beyond

Innovative pipelines with AWS and Wacom: Creating 3D animated feature films

Rethink creativity: Empowering artists with remote production pipelines

Building and maintaining a strong culture while hiring artists globally

The making of "Picchu"


Meet our speakers

Hear from AWS Partners and customers in the AWS Innovators session track.

James Braid

Head of Engineering, Scanline VFX

Rick Champagne

Industry Strategy and Marketing, Media & Entertainment, NVIDIA

Liviu Constantinescu

DevOps Lead, Animal Logic

HaZ Dulull

Co-Founder, HaZimation Studios

Ian Failes

Editor, befores & afters

Cris Fudge

Production Designer, FuzzyPixel, AWS

Darin Grant

CTO, Animal Logic

Ray Gumti

Cloud Engineer, Framestore

Haley Kannall

CG Supervisor, FuzzyPixel, AWS

Angus Kneale

Founder and Chief Creative, Preymaker

Gretchen Libby

Director of Visual Computing, AWS

Jens Lindgren

CG supervisor, Important Looking Pirates VFX

Gary Major

Head of Engineering, Wētā Digital / Unity

Tim Miller

Founder, Blur Studio

Antony Passemard

GM of Creative Tools, AWS

Stephanie Pocklington

VFX Supervisor, Animal Logic

Arash Roudafshan

VP of Technology, Bardel Entertainment

Aidan Sarsfield

Head of Production Technology, Animal Logic

Jason Schleifer

Creative Director, FuzzyPixel, AWS

Jeff Shapiro

Director of Production Strategy and Resource Planning, Netflix

Doug Smith

Industry Specialist BD Leader, AWS Visual Compute

Paolo Tamburrino

VFX Producer, Pixomondo

Nina Walsh

M&E Business Development Leader A/NZ, AWS

Amaru Zeas

"Picchu" Writer and Director, FuzzyPixel, AWS

AWS Partners

Demos from AWS Partners

AWS Partners that participated in our booth at SIGGRAPH 2022

Arch Platform Technologies

With Arch, instantly spin up powerful cloud-based digital content creation facilities for virtual production, game design, asset creation, visual effects, post-production, animation, and more.


Autodesk is changing how the world is designed and made. Our solutions are used to create all kinds of amazing things—from the hottest games to the biggest blockbusters.

Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design creates post-production, digital film camera, video converter, monitoring, router, production switcher, recorder, waveform monitor, and film scanner products.


Take your rendering to the next level and get the most out of the cloud today with Conductor. Shrink the render crunch and hit that deadline. Stress less, render more.

DeadDrop Labs

DeadDrop Labs helps VFX, animation, gaming, and post-production studios harness the power, flexibility, and cost-efficiencies of AWS for their specific needs.

Epic Games

Epic Games is the interactive entertainment company behind Fortnite. Founded in 1991, Epic transformed gaming with the release of Unreal Engine—the 3D creation engine powering hundreds of games now used across industries for real-time production.


Creators of pioneering software for creative industries. Tacklers of complex visualization challenges.


Isotropix is the maker of leading 3D content creation and rendering software Clarisse, used globally to create stunning, award-winning content for film, games, and visualization.


Maxon makes powerful, yet approachable, software solutions for content creators working in 2D and 3D design, motion graphics, visual effects, and visualization. Maxon’s innovative product portfolio helps artists supercharge their creative workflows.


NVIDIA pioneered accelerated computing to tackle challenges ordinary computers cannot. Today, our work in AI is transforming 100 trillion dollars of industries—from gaming to healthcare to transportation—and profoundly impacting society.


SideFX is the Academy Award–winning developer of Houdini—the 3D procedural software for VFX, character FX, crowds, rigging, animation, lighting, layout, lookdev, modeling, and rendering.


TrackIt specializes in animation and VFX cloud workflows incorporating Amazon Nimble Studio, AWS Thinkbox Deadline, and Hammerspace backed by Amazon FSx and Amazon S3.

Triumph Tech

Triumph Tech provides high performance compute render farms and studio in the cloud solutions for media, product, and game tech companies.


Wacom is the global leader in the pen display and tablet market for creative users. Our products are used in movie production, industrial design, comic book creation, and beyond.