CLEAR Production Cloud to manage Disney+ Hotstar originals
Disney+ Hotstar has entered into a multi-year partnership agreement with CLEAR Production Cloud to enable collaboration and secure production workflows for their Originals content.
“COVID-19 has reinforced the importance of cloud-based workflows for Media & Entertainment industry in production. And virtualized collaboration is a heightened requirement now more than ever for our Originals. We evaluated multiple products in the marketplace and found CLEAR to be more promising to cater to our production supply chain needs. We will now be using CLEAR to handle our supply chain for all of our Originals” said Akash Saxena – Head of Technology, Disney+ Hotstar.
CLEAR Production Cloud provides flexibility to the users in various ways like log-in from anywhere, anytime to review, upload, edit, share content, and approve. It also allows user-friendly features like a virtual playlist editor, customizable projects homepage, mobile (iOS and Android) and Apple TV support, next-gen HTML5 Player, and elastic search engine. This will change the way Disney+ Hotstar’s production teams collaborate and work. The production cloud is supported with industry-leading security including 256-bit encryption, enterprise-scale managed security operations, powerful administration control, Okta SSO, threat protection, and JIT watermarking.
“We are extremely delighted to be supporting Disney+ Hotstar on yet another transformation initiative. We’ve been managing production workflows in Hollywood for over 10 years and are excited to have a major studio in India sign up for CLEAR to help manage their production workflows — from pre-production prep files, schedules, scripts to production dailies and post-production cuts all on ONE software,” said Ramki Sankaranarayanan, Founder and Global CEO, Prime Focus Technologies.
Prime Focus Technologies has created the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, CLEAR™ for the Media & Entertainment (M&E) industry. It provides various services like studios, broadcasters, brands, and service providers transformational solutions helping them lower their Total Cost of Operations (TCOP) by managing their business of content better and automating business processes around content.