VFX

Congratulations to Oscar-winning Signiant customers »

We offer our sincere congratulations to everyone whose work the Oscars honored, and we want to extend some very special applause to some of those winners with whom we’ve had the opportunity to work over the years.

Read post

Blackwater Digital Services uses accelerated file transfer to achieve post-production success »

To make sure that they receive the content they need—and that they can deliver it to their customers under tight deadlines—post-production houses like Blackwater Digital Services need file transfer solutions that are fast, secure, and easy to use.

Read post

FORECAST: Partly cloudy with a high chance of egress fees »

From James Hattin, Founder and Creative Director of VFX Legion: The cheap and painless entry to the cloud hides many of the downsides. While moving your data into a public cloud generally has no incremental cost, transferring it out is where you can get sticker shock from egress fees.

Read post

Image Sequence Formats – the challenge of collaborating on millions of files »

Image sequence files are usually managed within a hierarchical file system structure and are stored as folders containing multiple image sequence files. When collaborating in these formats, especially across locations and companies, new challenges arise.

Read post

Today’s Media Reality? Bigger Files. Greater Distances. »

The media and entertainment industry is rapidly evolving. From the rise of online streaming to the demand for higher and higher quality files—can you imagine thinking 8K was on the horizon even 5 years ago—the realities of the business are changing, and organizations need to be sure to adapt.

Read post