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Jay Maglione

What does a next-gen creative studio look like? For starters, it probably won't use much physical hardware. AWS product manager Jay Maglione shares his thoughts on the topic in AWN, including how 2020 has changed content creation workflows, and the cloud's growing role in VFX and animation. Click here to read.

lacoste match point

We're awed by the brilliant VFX from Mathematic in this new spot "Match Point" for Lacoste. Check out more details about the work at Muse by Clio.

virtual production

The Hollywood Reporter highlights Unreal Engine's role in virtual production, which is on the rise in film and TV, especially as Hollywood seeks new ways to keep productions on track. Read the story here.

amazon IVS

We're excited to see Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) from AWS now available! IVS uses the video technology behind Twitch and makes it easy to host interactive livestreams on websites and apps. Read more about it from Engadget.

the tempest

The New York Times shares a sneak peek at Tender Claws' latest project: live, interactive, remote performances of Shakespeare's 'The Tempest' in VR! Daily showtimes begin today for Oculus users. Read the Times' impressions here.

sarah hodges

Visit Production Hub for a thoughtful interview with Shotgun Software's GM Sarah Hodges, discussing the worldwide shift to working from home and what Shotgun is doing to support its staff and clients alike.

4k4charity

Team RazPR is glad to support the 4K4Charity event, even from afar! Thanks to our family members and pets for keeping us company on our runs!

virtual workstation diagram

fxguide explores the benefits of virtual workstations in this industry roundtable with experts from AWS, NVIDIA, and Teradici. Check it out here!

unreal engine 5

It's an exciting news week for Epic Games with the unveiling of Unreal Engine 5, launch of Epic Online Services, and announcement of a new $1M royalty exemption for developers. Read more at Digital Foundry, the Washington Post, and IGN.

photo from the expanse

VFX studio Rocket Science relies on Shotgun to handle production management and easily scale teams as the studio keeps up with the ever-growing demands for episodic TV VFX. Get a firsthand look at how Shotgun helps their facility in this story on AWN.