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7 Must-Haves for Remote Work in M&E

Key considerations for accessing large media assets

In 2020, when the pandemic hit, some companies were well prepared to enable a remote workforce, others had to scramble. Remote work is here to stay and a top priority across the industry is shoring up those remote workflows to make sure they are secure and scalable in preparation for whatever comes next.

One lesson that many learned the hard way is that standard tools including Dropbox, Google Drive and WeTransfer, which work well in many industries, lack the technology necessary for most media projects.

Read this guide, updated for 2021, to learn about seven important considerations you should keep in mind while implementing a permanent, secure and scalable remote working strategy that supports the unique conditions of a distributed workforce in the media industry.

“We needed everyone—including filmmakers, producers, studios, post production supervisors, visual effects artists, editors, and directors—to feel like they were in the same room, regardless of whether they’re in New York, London or Los Angeles.” – Zak Tucker, Co-founder at Harbor Picture Company