Learn about the Media and Entertainment Segment on AWS

| April 14, 2017

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The movie and entertainment industries are shifting content production and post-production to AWS to take advantage of highly scalable, elastic and secure cloud services that can enable you to accelerate content production and reduce capital infrastructure investment. Production and post-production companies are migrating VFX rendering and compute-intensive workloads to AWS to shorten content production times and foster collaboration with contributors from around the world.

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Media Dog - Providing Quality Camera Equipment Hire with Branches in Birmingham, Manchester & Glasgow with Nationwide Delivery.Media Dog supply cameras, lenses, grip, lighting, DIT and sound equipment for TV, film, commercial, and drama productions all across the UK from our facilities in Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow.Our mission is to build on our reputation for having the latest and greatest kit at the best possible price.

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