MediaSilo’s collaboration capabilities can’t match Simian’s robust suite of tools and features.
MediaSilo only offers project collaboration tools, whereas Simian is a complete solution for creative companies. From sales to finish, we have the tools creatives need - reels, sales analytics, project management, review and approval, final delivery.
Simian is easily the best video collaboration and presentation service available. I can easily create reels for trade shows or prospective clients, and the real-time video encoder makes uploading a breeze while ensuring optimized playback every time. The Infusion 2.0 integration with Adobe Premiere Pro is absolutely amazing, too! Simian is a MUST for anybody needing to collaborate, share and host creative work.
Brian Wright, Editor, Hawthorne
When posting rough cuts and edits, and moving from one job to the next, older projects can become overlooked, leading to accounts getting cluttered. Simian’s storage quota and auto-delete settings, which MediaSilo doesn’t offer, keep accounts up-to-date and free up storage for current projects.
Simian has been great for our integrated production and asset management needs. The Media Library’s category and attribute customization is simple to architect and update, and the Projects workflow and file management and review process is highly intuitive. With Simian, it’s easy to onboard anyone from novices to experienced professionals. Its features, ease of use and price make it an outstanding platform.
Patricia Jones, VP Director of Project Management, Y&R - Cavalry
MediaSilo offers a bare minimum in collaboration capability. By contrast, Simian users can privately share and comment on files, annotate directly on video and images, manage versions effectively, compare videos side-by-side and integrate their comments with Premiere Pro, Slack, Dropbox and Box.
The workflow that Simian provides allows us to get those approvals quickly, which can mean the difference between making it on the air on time and having to push or cancel a media schedule.
Scott Back, Creative Director, Lithia
Simian offers multiple presentation formats and delivery options, so you can pitch and share work in a way that best fits your needs. Our branded reel and project presentations, bearing your logo, take seconds to send out, and you can easily create your own presentations with our customizable templates.
Simian provides us with a modern method of instantaneous, digital communication, whether we're operating locally, nationally, or globally. It’s an integral part of the way we do business on a daily basis.
JP McMahon, Executive Producer, A Common Thread
Every Simian account is on its own private cloud server, adding another layer of security and reliability, unlike at MediaSilo, where all accounts share the same server.
Simian has allowed us to generate revenue for something we hadn’t in the past. It’s helped to streamline our workflows and has made the posting and approval process easier and more timely. I don’t know how we could function day to day without Simian.
Philip Ohler, Director, Broadcast & Video, Craft Worldwide
As the industry’s needs and its technology changes, Simian is continually releasing new and updated features to provide the best video sharing and collaboration platform available. Our record of product updates and enhancements far surpasses that of MediaSilo or any other video sharing platform. See what we’ve been up to lately.
Working on a global scale, Simian allowed us to exchange content and work within our offices and clients anywhere in the world. In the end, Simian helps keep data organized in the cloud and lowered our expenses related to file sharing.
Maxime Levasseur, IT Project Manager, Sid Lee
We regularly talk with leaders in advertising, production and post, to learn more about the problems facing the industry, explore the latest trends and get feedback on what tools help them do their jobs better, letting them focus on being creative. MediaSilo’s strategic focus and attention, meanwhile, has been elsewhere.
We’re brand new Simian users, and we love it!
Kris Mathur, VP/EP, Backyard Productions