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Lionsgate selects Ateliere Connect platform

January 19, 2023

Ateliere Creative Technologies, a supplier of media supply chain solutions, has announced that Lionsgate has selected the company’s cloud-native Ateliere Connect platform to help manage and distribute its 17,000-plus movie and TV title library, which includes brands and franchises such as John WickThe Hunger GamesThe Twilight SagaDirty DancingThe Expendables, Ghosts, Saw, Power (pictured), Now You See Me and Mad Men, among many others.

Ateliere Connect will enable Lionsgate to increase the speed of onboarding new content to its library and navigate the increased complexity of content licensing for its distribution assets by enhancing the organization’s overall digital supply chain management.

“This deal reinforces Ateliere as a trusted partner for media companies of any size to transform their business in the cloud and compete in a dynamic market with the power of our platform,” states Dan Goman, founder and CEO of Ateliere. “Ateliere Connect’s unique scaling capability will answer the changing needs for Lionsgate’s catalogue size and distribution requirements,” Goman adds. “In today’s market, the ability to deliver desired content fast is what drives subscriptions and advertising. Ateliere’s cost model ensures that studios’ budgets scale in direct correlation with their profit potential on existing and new content.”

“Ateliere Connect will play an invaluable role in helping us migrate our distribution assets into the cloud and effectively transform our operational workflows by taking advantage of the efficiencies of a cloud ecosystem. This will enhance how we manage and monetise our company’s valuable library content,” added Akin Ceylan, COO of Home Entertainment and Global Content Distribution Operations, Lionsgate. “Ateliere offers cutting-edge technology that has proven to be extremely valuable in today’s fast-changing and competitive media landscape and will maximise flexibility to navigate quickly in working with both our servicing partners and customers.”

Ateliere Connect will also integrate with Lionsgate’s new and existing solutions providers across the studio’s supply chain, leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Goman added: “Our partnership with AWS enables Ateliere to deliver a scalable infrastructure (AWS) for media management/distribution in a cost-effective solution for Lionsgate. Working with partners that share our cloud-native vision enables simpler, more resilient solutions that meet the needs of media companies like Lionsgate.”

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