Movie making in the cloud, what’s in it for NZ?

Movie making in the cloud, what’s in it for NZ?
Lord of the Rings TV series producer Ron Ames (L) and Wētā FX's Dave Conley (R) spoke at AWS' annual conference. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Ben Moore
The ebbs and flows of the film and television industry in New Zealand have kept local businesses on their hairy toes since Frodo and co first burrowed their way into the countryside.What began as a cottage industry that popped up to make the most of Hollywood’s attention had grown into an internationally recognised part of NZ’s economy.During 2022’s annual Amazon Web Services (AWS) conference, globally recognised film and TV executives gave a glimpse into how cloud technology is going to globalise the industry and what that mi...

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