Leading the way for more than a decade...

EditShare is a technology leader in networked shared storage and smart workflow solutions for the post-production, TV, sports, news, and film industries.

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TVB Europe 'Best of Show' IBC award - EFS 2020

2019 September
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RedShark IBC award 'Best in Show' - QScan comparative analysis

2019 September
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EditShare announces new Training Academy

2019 September
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New China office opens

2019 August
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EditShare announces new Senior Leadership Team to drive growth

2019 August
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Majority investment from private equity firm ParkerGale

2019 May
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NAB Award 'Product of the Year - Storage' for EFS File Auditing

2019 April
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3 x Digital Media World Awards - Storage: EFS, DAM: Flow, QC: QScan

2018 December
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RedShark 'Best of Show' IBC Award for QScan IMF Compliance

2018 September
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Flow software for all storage platforms ships

2018 September
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IABM / BaM Award Winner EditShare EFS Auditing

2018 September
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TV Technology Innovation Award - QScan AQC

2017 December
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Announced File Auditing for EFS platforms

2017 September
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IBC - TV Tech Global 'Best of Show' Best Storage Award - Single-node EFS

2017 September
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IBC - IABM Design & Innovation Award - 'Best Storage Product'

2017 September
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Announcement of Flow Saas

2017 September
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Emmy award winner for 'Innovation in Technology & Engineering' (Lightworks)

2017 August
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New Soho office opens in central London

2017 June
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New EFS 40 NL parking nodes

2017 June
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NAB - TV Technology 'Best of Show' Award - Single Node EFS

2017 April
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Announced acquisition of Quales, the QC and file verification specialist

2017 March
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Single-node EFS models unveiled - EFS 200 & 300

2017 March
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Lightworks 14 announced

2017 February
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700,000 Lightworks sign ups

2016 December
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New Indian office opens

2016 November
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IBC Innovation Award - 'Content Management' - with MoovIT & Endemol Shine

2016 September
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1st Petabyte sale of EFS

2016 September
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APAC doubles team size

2016 September
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New LA office opens

2016 June
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RedShark NAB 2016 Award - Flow Story - 'Best Editing Product'

2016 April
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New APAC office opens

2016 March
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IBC: Broadcast Beat - Innovation Award for AirFlow/Flow

2015 September
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NAB: TV Technology - Best of Show Award - EditShare EFS

2015 April
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First EFS solution delivered

2015 April
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IBC: TVB Europe - Best of Show Award – EFS

2014 September
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EFS unveiled

2014 August
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Lightworks for Mac

2014 June
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Shared Storage - 40GB Ethernet

2014 April
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World's First cross-platform editing solution (Windows, Mac, Linux)

2014 January
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Lightworks for Linux

2014 January
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Field2 (with SSD)

2013 June
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SSD Shared Storage unveiled

2013 February
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Windows version of Lightworks released

2011 May
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300,000 Lightworks sign ups achieved

2011 May
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Acquired GeeVS + Lightworks

2009 August
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World’s First Universal Media File: AVID + FCP

2009 April
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Spanish office opens in Barcelona

2007 September
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Field: First Portable Shared Storage

2007 April
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AVID Project Sharing

2007 February
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French office opens in Paris

2006 Feb
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APAC HQ opens in Australia

2005 June
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World’s First Shared Storage - 10GB Ethernet

2005 April
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EMEA HQ opens in London

2005 March
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First International Event - London

2004 June
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First NAB

2004 April
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First sale

2004 March
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Began life

2003 Dec

The core foundations of EditShare

Since the introduction of our shared storage systems over 15 years ago, the EditShare name has been synonymous with innovation and excellence in post-production. As a company, our primary goal has always been to improve workflow and provide intuitive and powerful tools that ease the burden of managing a production facility, allowing customers to focus on what’s most important - being creative.

The company was founded in 2003 by Andy Liebman, an acclaimed film and documentary producer, to offer a flexible, more-affordable solution to media sharing, using standard Gigabit Ethernet for connecting clients. EditShare was able to offer an alternative to the expensive SAN and Fibre Channel solutions by providing the industry's first high-performance Network Attached Storage for editing.

EditShare’s groundbreaking products are designed to improve efficiency and workflow collaboration every step of the way, including Geevs video capture and playout servers, EFS scale-out shared storage platforms, EFS Nearline and DR solutions, Flow media asset management and Ark, our backup software solution. In 2018 EditShare acquired Quales, a company specialising in Automatic Quality Check (AQC). For editing, we have the 2017 Emmy award-winning Lightworks – the pioneer of so many features and a name, synonymous in the digital non-linear world, with many of the most much loved films cut on Lightworks. Lightworks has in excess of 5 Million registrations and became the world’s first three-platform (Windows/OS X/Linux) professional non-linear video editing application (NLE).

Worldwide growth

Rapid sales growth in the United States demonstrated a healthy market for EditShare’s storage technology, with a huge surge in inquiries from overseas broadcasters and post-production facilities, highlighting exciting possibilities on a global scale. This potential resulted in a new, expanded operation being managed and run under the expert guidance of European based Tara Montford and James Richings - which was an ideal partnership to expand EditShare in this new, exciting area thanks to their extensive sales and media experience.

Together, the newly-formed partnership helped to establish EditShare as a major player across Europe, and finally into the Asia/Pacific region with an operations HQ based in Brisbane, Australia. Together, Andy, Tara and James have evolved EditShare into one of the fastest growing technology companies in their sector.

EditShare’s sustained growth is largely due to its commitment to developing innovative products tailor-made for media professionals, all designed to encourage collaboration and creativity. A number of ‘firsts’ have been achieved along the way, strengthening EditShare’s reputation as an innovator in its field. EditShare was the first and only non-Avid solution to offer Avid Project sharing; the first storage solution in its industry to support 10 Gigabit Ethernet; the first to offer true Project Sharing for Apple Final Cut Pro and the first to deliver a portable shared storage solution with EditShare Field, the first to market with remote collaboration within Flow and the first to offer real time auditing, securing piece of mind for media and entertainment clients.