Defining the business need

      Developing open specifications

            Ensuring interoperability

                  Enabling networked media

The Advanced Media Workflow Association exists to help media businesses to improve efficiencies, increase agility and drive down costs.  Our worldwide membership comprises electronic media companies, their suppliers plus individual technology specialists and developers.

As a partner in the Joint Task Force on Networked Media, our work complements that of the other members, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and the Video Services Forum (VSF).  More…

Advanced Authoring Format


A file interchange format designed for the video post-production and authoring.

Material Exchange Format


AMWA Application Specifications define a set of rules that constrain the MXF standard for a particular application, includes AS-11.

Networked Media Open Specifications


Networked Media Open Specifications result from the development of interoperable protocols for control and monitoring of media devices in an IP-based environment.

Business Agility in

Media Workflows

A new research initiative to understand the evolving requirements of media companies

Liaison Organisations

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