Case Studies

A boutique post production studio closes the digital gap in end-to-end feature film production »

Local Hero Post has been a file-based studio since opening their first location in Hollywood nearly a decade ago, during the RED camera revolution’s genesis of professional digital filmmaking. However, like many media companies, they struggled with a critical technology gap trying to send large and numerous high resolution files. Continue reading

A leading global media studio achieves their longtime goal: seamless digital operations »

RadicalMedia is a multi-disciplinary company that crafts notably moving content such as feature films, television, commercials, music videos, documentaries and digital programming. The company long dreamed of becoming a seamless digital studio across their bicoastal and international locations. We worked with them to not only achieve that goal, but also put in place a fully bandwidth-optimized system. Now, they turn out their sought after work much faster and with far less stress. Continue reading

Hearst Television gains a “tremendous advantage” with Signiant’s private cloud solution, Managers+Agents »

Hearst’s new system—called UploadSpot—leverages Managers+Agents from Signiant to deliver a private cloud solution that centralizes ingest processing, and distribution across the 29 Hearst US local stations. Using the UploadSpot system, local commercials to be aired on a particular station are delivered directly to the Centrally Hosted systems, instead of the local station. Continue reading

London-based global broadcaster creates a new pathway for high-speed, large file delivery »

This broadcaster operates in 77 countries, available in over 60 million homes, in 15 languages, and centers its business on fast, efficient delivery of content from the US to other geographies, where programs must be edited, dubbed and subtitled anew for regional rebroadcast, then sent to regional playout center partners. Delivering the entire US catalog of programming content across the world via the corporate network is no small undertaking—nor is the daily workload of sending numerous large files of between 2 GB to 12 GB each to colleagues and partners. Continue reading

Post Office Films finds success with large file movement software »

Post Office Films is a post-production house based in Budapest, Hungary and works with hundreds of films and production houses spanning the globe. They are accustom to the challenges of trying to transfer large media files (as much as 2 TB of video files in a single day), and often juggle three or four productions at one time. They sorely needed an FTP replacement — it was slow and cumbersome — and had resorted to shipping physical media and flying in editors. Continue reading