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The coronavirus pandemic may push more visual effects work into the cloud. That business, like many others, is heavily dependent on cramming as many people as possible into office spaces where they can work on tight deadlines, racing to create the kind of elaborate digital wonders that enhance movies and television shows.
But that’s no longer possible in the age of COVID-19. Visual effects, like most post-production work, must now be accomplished remotely as people social distance in an effort to stop the spread of the disease. Arch Platform Technologies, a provider of cloud-based infrastructure for visual effects companies, has seen interest in its product soar in the wake of the shutdown.
May 12, 2020 - Variety - Brent Lang
Arch Platform Technologies, a provider of cloud-based infrastructure for content creation, today announces the commercial availability of its secure, scalable, cloud-based visual effects (VFX) platform. The Arch platform is designed for movie studios, productions and VFX companies and enables them to leverage a powerful VFX infrastructure in the cloud from anywhere in the world.
May 14, 2020 - Los Angeles, CA
Arch Platform Technologies, a provider of cloud-based infrastructure for content creation, today announced API integration between its second-generation scalable visual effects (VFX) platform and Amazon Web Services (AWS) solutions, including AWS CloudFormation, AWS Lambda, AWS Step Functions, and AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), to offer the film and television communities a powerful, cloud-based VFX infrastructure.
May 27, 2020 - Los Angeles, CA
The coronavirus pandemic has slowed the visual effects industry, but Hollywood-based Arch Platform Technologies Inc. is helping to bring VFX artists back to their workstations, virtually.
Arch, founded in 2016, has been developing a cloud-based platform that allows artists to store their work on a virtual workstation. The platform helps eliminate the legacy costs of machine rooms, the company said.
June 7, 2020 - LA Business Journal - Coco Huang
This month we talk to Alexis Haggar, Visual Effects Supervisor at award-winning independent visual effects studio, Lexhag VFX, about how they recently began working with Arch Platform Technologies; the scalable, pay-as-you-go cloud-based system for content creation.
October 13, 2020 - UK Screen Alliance
FatBelly's founder Shannan Louis talks about the challenges and lessons of launching a VFX studio during a pandemic, and about how Arch's highly secure cloud platform enabled them to save money and scale effortlessly.
October 14, 2020 - VFX Voice
As modern visual effects (VFX) studios continue to move creative workflows into the cloud, Arch Platform Technologies is providing secure, cloud-based infrastructure for studios and vendors to scale teams from anywhere in the world.
December 15, 2020 - Shoot Online
The company’s development team has put several years of development, refinement and beta testing into the Arch Platform. Arch packages together a full VFX workflow including workstations, rendering and storage, giving users access to flexible resources.
January 3, 2021 - Digital Media World
Arch Platform Technologies worked with filmmakers and production and post-production teams across the world to create a series of short films at the Hollywood Professional Association's 2021 Tech Retreat. In this video from HPA and Amazon Web Studios, Mark Stephens discusses the process of using Arch's VFX pipeline to bring ideas to the screen.
March 28, 2021 - AWS Media & Entertainment YouTube Channel
April 27, 2021 - AWS Media Blog
Arch Platform Technologies is pleased to announce its partnership with Moxion to help integrate VFX and production teams, increasing efficiency and lowering costs. Now Arch and Moxion users can perform VFX reviews, provide feedback, and give approvals in real-time.
April 22, 2021 - Los Angeles, CA
Film and TV studios continue to push the limits of what’s possible on screen, and visual effects (VFX) work is crucial to this endeavor. However, the cost and complexity of setting up in-house VFX infrastructure pose a challenge for many small film studios. Arch Platform Technologies (Arch), a company that builds fully resourced content creation facilities in the cloud, has designed a more elastic solution.
April 27, 2021 - AWS Partner Case Studies
Arch Platform Technologies, provider of the Arch Platform, a SaaS platform to create and manage powerful, cloud-based studios for content creation, announced support for the AWS for Media & Entertainment initiative from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate and simplify the move to the cloud for the entertainment production industry.
May 11, 2021 - Los Angeles, CA
February 13, 2023 - ETCentric
February 14, 2023 - AWS for Games Blog
The Arch Platform manifests key components of the MovieLabs 2030 Vision today. At IBC, our studio management platform underpinned the end-to-end production workflow from content ingestion to distribution, supporting collaborative workloads for video ingest, editorial, VFX, color correction, and review. Being able to quickly build secure cloud facilities for a multitude of content creation workflows is a big boon for remote production, allowing teams to work faster, smarter, and more efficiently than ever before from anywhere in the world.
February 15, 2023 - Movie Labs
At the HPA Tech Retreat 2023 (February 20-23, Rancho Mirage, California), Arch Platform Technologies (booth #509) will highlight its robust capabilities for building and managing cloud-based and hybrid digital content creation studios. The company will demonstrate the latest version of the Arch Platform – a SaaS platform and orchestration engine, expand its collaboration with HP and host two roundtable sessions focused on deploying and managing remote creative infrastructure.
February 21, 2023 - Los Angeles, CA
Arch Platform Technologies is highlighting the diverse media and entertainment environments supported by its cloud-based SaaS platform and orchestration engine in the AWS Booth (#W1701) at NAB 2023. The ongoing demos are designed to showcase the robust capabilities enabled by Arch for quickly building and easily managing cloud-based and hybrid creative infrastructures.
April 13, 2023 - Los Angeles, CA
September 15, 2023 - IBC 2023 Amsterdam
Arch Platform Technologies CEO, Laura Teodosio, to join DPP's Espresso Summit
Arch Platform Technologies is announcing the integration of its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform with NICE DCV, a high-performance remote display protocol from Amazon Web Services (AWS) that provides customers with a secure way to deliver remote desktops and application streaming from any cloud or data center to any device, over varying network conditions.
September 28, 2023 - Los Angeles, CA
The Arch Platform creates and manages powerful, cloud-based and hybrid high performance compute studios streamed performantly and securely. It uses NICE DCV, as well as several other protocols, to support workloads such as editorial, visual effects, post-production, virtual production, game development, engineering, and other collaborative endeavors.
September 27, 2023
Announcing the Arch Platform integration with NICE DCV
April 13, 2022 - AWS Media Blog
Arch Platform Technologies, winner of the 2021 HPA Award for Engineering Excellence, has teamed up with Teradici, creator of the industry-leading PCoIP® remote display protocol and Emmy Award Winning Cloud Access Software (CAS), by joining the Teradici Advantage Partner Program (TAPP). The collaboration with Teradici allows Arch to leverage Teradici CAS and PCoIP® technology to develop the Arch Platform, a high-quality cloud-based platform used by major Hollywood studios for post-production and virtual production.
September 29, 2021 - Los Angeles, CA
The HPA Awards recognize creative artistry and innovation in the professional media content industry. A coveted and highly competitive honor, the Engineering Excellence Award rewards outstanding technical and creative ingenuity in media, content production, finishing, distribution, and archive.
August 10, 2021 - Los Angeles, CA
Arch co-founder and CTO Ed Churchward discusses the industry shift to the cloud in MESA's M+E Journal
May 31, 2021 - M+E Journal
Arch Platform Technologies provides the entertainment industry’s only full cloud resource orchestration platform for visual effects, post-production, and virtual production.
March 27, 2021 - Weka.io
WekaIO, one of the fastest-growing data platforms for artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML), life sciences research, and high-performance computing (HPC), and Arch Platform Technologies, provider of the Arch Platform, a SaaS solution to create and manage powerful, cloud-based studios for content creation, today announced complete integration of the Weka cloud deployment with Arch’s studio-in-the-cloud platform.
May 25, 2021 - Campbell and Los Angeles, CA
Arch’s proprietary, cloud-based platform, however, promised solutions to those problems. It almost seemed too good to be true. However, after Solstice went to work on Unhinged, everything Arch promised came to pass.
May 10, 2021 - M+E Connections
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