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Issue No.05 - September/October (2008 vol.12)
pp: 53-61
Chun Ouyang , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Marcello La Rosa , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Arthur H.M. ter Hofstede , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Marlon Dumas , Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Katherine Shortland , Australian Film, Television and Radio School
The screen business encompasses all creative and management aspects related to film, television, and new media content, from concept to production and distribution. Companies in this industry face increasing competition due to market globalization. To stay competitive, they're turning to contemporary technology-enabled business improvement methods, such as business process management. Despite its potential benefits, the use of workflow systems for automating film production processes is largely unexplored. The authors' case study highlights some of the key challenges that lie ahead for Web-scale workflows for film production.
workflow, Yet Another Workflow Language, YAWL, YAWL4Film, screen business, film production, production management
Chun Ouyang, Marcello La Rosa, Arthur H.M. ter Hofstede, Marlon Dumas, Katherine Shortland, "Toward Web-Scale Workflows for Film Production", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.12, no. 5, pp. 53-61, September/October 2008, doi:10.1109/MIC.2008.115
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