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Arch Shifts VFX Work to the Cloud

Los Angeles Business Journal - Coco Huang

June 8, 2020

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.

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Coronavirus Has Moved VFX Work to the Cloud — and It May Stay There

Variety - Brent Lang

May 13, 2020

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.

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Arch Platform Technologies Announces API Integration with Amazon Web Services to Maximize Cost Savings for Visual Effects Production

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.

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Arch Platform Technologies Launches Cloud-Based Visual Effects Platform for Live-Action Film and Television, Helping the Entertainment Industry Scale without Constraints

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.

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