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  • Beautiful buildings right one the water that are Chimney's Sweden headquarters.

    A growing International Agency Delivers on Its Promises, by Delivering Large Media Files Faster

    Chimney Group, a full-service filmmaking and creation agency headquartered in Stockholm, tried everything from open-source to FTP for local and international file deliveries before finding Media Shuttle. Here’s their story.
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  • The front entrance to a movie cinema with many movie posters across the front.

    Broadmedia: Terrestrial Digital Cinema Distribution Using Signiant Technology

    With the use of Signiant technology, Broadmedia was able to successfully distribute DCPs over the Internet at scale.
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  • A home theatre room showing a movie with 2 men talking to each other.

    Harbor Picture Company: A New York Premium Brand Enables Next Generation Collaborative Workflows

    Harbor Picture Company has designed and built some of the most state-of-the-art post production facilities in New York City. They already occupy 50,000 square feet of space in Soho, and just broke ground on New York’s largest scale theatrical mix stage and premier screening room outfitted with Atmos, 3-D, and 4K projection. Harbor also recently deployed Signiant’s Media Shuttle, a hybrid SaaS large file transfer solution to address a critical aspect of the next phase in their business growth.
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  • The outside of the Local Hero offices with cars parked in front of it.

    Local Hero Post: 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.
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  • People sitting around a table in an office. They are laughing and looking in the same direction.

    RadicalMedia: 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.
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  • A traffic light with a cloudy sky behind it.

    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.
    Read Hearst Television Gains a “Tremendous Advantage” With Signiant’s Private Cloud Solution, Managers+Agents
  • The Waterloo bridge over the Thames in London, with the Londone skyline behind it.

    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.
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  • A short, wide waterfall.

    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.
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  • A glass vase tipped over with hundreds of pennies spilling out of it.

    SDI Media Saves Time and Money With Signiant’s Intelligent File Movement Software

    Given its broad industry reach, SDI sought a solution that was widely accepted by the media and entertainment industry. With Signiant, the company felt secure knowing that many of the world’s leading broadcasters and studios entrust their digital media management to Signiant.
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  • 4 Royal Guards on the square at Amalienborg Castle. They have navy and white uniforms and enormous black, fuzzy hats.

    NBC News Chooses Signiant for File Transfers to Support Coverage of Royal Wedding

    For the royal wedding coverage, editors were able to create preliminary cuts of raw footage in London using Avid Media Composer, and then activate the Signiant-ATM transfer from within the Avid software. In New York, editors were able to directly access the footage in minutes, and then perform final editing to cut the video into breaking news or nightly features on the wedding.
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  • 3 old metal mail boxes on wooden posts.

    PMG Moves to File-Based Delivery With Signiant

    Signiant’s software helps Premier Media Group distribute a diverse amount of content from various sources across the globe through peer-to-peer content movement within the FOX, Sky and the wider News family, in addition to easily exchanging content with other key partners.
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  • A football on a football field with a team standing in the background.

    NFL Network Moves Gameday Footage Coast-to-Coast With Signiant

    Using Signiant, NFL Films footage from each game can be uploaded to a secure, shared, digital storage folder to be reviewed and edited by NFL Network employees. These clips are then securely sent across a high-speed, Wide Area Network (WAN) spanning almost 3,000 miles.
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