Media & Entertainment

Take the Next Step With Your Media and Entertainment

Overcome common studio IT challenges in the film, TV, video, web, gaming, interactive industries.

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Dive Deeper into Media & Entertainment

CDW is the leading Canadian software solution provider for the Media and Entertainment Industry. We serve thousands of clients, ranging from freelancers and start-ups to some of the largest studios in the industry. 

Our M&E experts works hand in hand with our infrastructure, cloud, and security teams to provide you with the best in class offerings that will keep your projects on time, secure, and on budget. 

Features:

  • Exclusive partnerships with Pixar, Clarisse, and Golaem Award winning partner with Autodesk (Gold Status)
  • First Autodesk M&E certified service provider in Canada
  • Only certified AWS and ThinkBox reseller in the world
  • Partnerships with Intel, Dell EMC, Quantum, Ruckus,
    and Extreme
  • Industry veterans on staff to support you and
    your projects

Benefits:

  • Access to the largest network of C-Level decision makers
  • Access to the best and most flexible pricing in the country
  • Real world, in-studio pipeline architecture consultation
  • Greatest access to certified cloud developers in the industry

StudioCloud

StudioCloud

Designed specifically for the media and entertainment industry, StudioCloud takes the burden of technology off your hands to let you focus on creating great work. With over 100,000 cores and four data centres across North America, we offer a completely secure, fully managed and infinitely scalable solution for studios of any size. Plus, we’re MPAA-audited.

Software

Software

With strategic partnerships with Autodesk, Pixar, AWS Thinkbox, Google Cloud, Chaos Group, Clarisse, Golaem, and more, we can consult and advise you from storyboard to final render, locally or in the cloud.

High Performance Computing

Creative Financing

We understand the immense rendering costs studios face. For that reason, we offer several flexible ways to reduce costs, including lease financing of equipment, outsourced managed services, critical infrastructure hosting, as well as equipment and software rentals.

Pipeline Consulting

Pipeline Consulting

We are the digital media experts when it comes to pipelines, infrastructure, servers, storage, and networking. StudioCloud was designed to meet the strict security guidelines set out by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), and CDW’s facilities are monitored and managed 24/7/365.

Technical Support

Technical Support

We have manufacturer-certified technical resources with over 50 years of combined experience in TV, VFX, games, and feature animation production. Additional support services include system architecture and design visualization, as well as front-line software support.

StudioCrew

StudioCrew

StudioCrew is a purpose-built artist deployment service built on an innovative foundation and a unique consultant engagement model. We deliver an unmatched level of quality artist deployment, customer value, flexibility and accountability. 

Contact us at studiocrew@cdw.ca to learn more about StudioCrew

Why CDW

Effectively integrate business
and technology

We believe processes, functions and corporate culture are key to delivering customized IT solutions that will meet business needs and deliver results. Our in-depth domain knowledge and industry-leading methodologies are centred around process and technology integration.

Drive a digital-first ecosystem

We add strategic value to your business by simplifying and streamlining your IT operations to create efficiencies. Our seasoned and certified consultants leverage years of successful experience across hundreds of industries to optimize your internal and external ecosystems.

Minimize risk and maximize insights

We provide a wide range of services spanning business architecture, risk assessment planning, business analysis and process improvement to service growing organizations. Our in-depth processes create actionable insights that deliver the right data to the right person at the right time on the right interface.
 

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- JOHN SMITH, VP OF SALES

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