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AWS Showcases Content Production in the Cloud at SIGGRAPH 2022

A fireside chat with ‘Love, Death + Robots’ creator Tim Miller and talks with Wētā Digital / Unity, Animal Logic, Framestore and other top studios about the latest in cloud-enabled content workflows and products highlight Amazon Web Services’ conference plans this coming August 8-11.

Join Amazon Web Services (AWS) at the annual SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver August 8-11 to learn about the latest in cloud technology for content production. Throughout the conference, AWS booth 602 will feature demonstrations of the latest cloud-enabled content workflows and products from AWS and AWS Partners that include Arch Platform Technologies, Autodesk, Blackmagic Design, Conductor Technologies, Dead Drop Labs, Epic Games, Foundry, Houdini, Isotropix, Maxon, TrackIt, TriumphTech, and Wacom. Attendees will experience a full content production pipeline, including an LED volume stage (at booth 1039), powered by AWS.

On Wednesday, August 10 in Room 118 at the Vancouver Convention Center, a full day of “AWS Innovators” sessions will feature talks and panels from Animal Logic, Bardel Animation, Framestore, FuzzyPixel, HaZimation Studios, Netflix, NVIDIA, Pixomondo, Preymaker, Scanline, Wētā Digital / Unity, and a fireside chat with Love, Death + Robots creator and Blur Studios founder Tim Miller.

Visit the AWS at SIGGRAPH event page for a complete schedule as well registration codes for complimentary exhibition access, and check out their blog post for the latest announcements leading up to the show. DigiPro attendees can also catch AWS on Sunday, August 7 at the Fairmont Hotel.

Here’s an at-a-glance schedule for the “AWS Innovators” sessions on Wednesday, August 10:

  • 9:00–9:30 AM | Session: Content production in the cloud, at scale
  • 9:30–10:00 AM | Session: Hinged on the cloud: Animal Logic’s "Unhinged" trailer using Amazon Nimble Studio
  • 10:00–10:30 AM | Session: Diving deep: AWS infrastructure for Animal Logic’s "Unhinged"
  • 10:30 – 11:30 AM | Panel: Innovating for the artist experience (featuring Netflix and Scanline)
  • 11:30 AM–12:00 PM | Session: Storytelling from the AWS Cloud (featuring Framestore)
  • 1:00–2:00 PM | Fireside chat: Love, death, and Tim Miller: Lessons from production
  • 2:00–2:30 PM | Session: Multi-vendor collaboration in virtual production: How not to build silos (featuring Pixomondo)
  • 2:30–3:00 PM | Session: Innovative pipelines with AWS and Wacom: Creating 3D animated feature films (featuring HaZimation Studio)
  • 3:00–3:30 PM | Session: Rethink creativity: Empowering artists with remote production pipelines (featuring NVIDIA and Preymaker)
  • 3:30–4:30 PM | Panel: Building and maintaining a strong culture while hiring artists globally (featuring Wētā Digital / Unity, Preymaker and Bardel Entertainment)
  • 4:30–5:30 PM | Panel: The making of "Picchu"
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Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.