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Motion Spell

The Bridge between GPAC Open Source and its Real-World Applications

Empowering Ultramedia Innovation: At Motion Spell, we are at the forefront of the ultramedia revolution, a realm where traditional media boundaries are not just crossed – they are redefined. Founded in 2013 in Paris, France, we serve as the vital link between the renowned GPAC open-source project and its real-world applications. Our expertise lies in empowering content creators and distributors with tools and solutions that go beyond conventional audio-visual experiences, ensuring that organizations can fully harness GPAC's potential.

Romain Bouqueau, the founder and CEO of Motion Spell, has been a pivotal figure in the evolution of multimedia processing for over two decades. As one of the principal architects behind the modern GPAC framework, Romain's extensive background in video streaming, broadcast technology, open-source advocacy and standards has left an indelible mark on the industry. His contributions to MPEG, W3C, and other significant platforms, coupled with his numerous research papers, awards and recognitions, make him a rare blend of theoretical and practical expertise in the field.

Pioneering Streaming Transformation

Our close partnership with GPAC, the open source project hosted at Télécom Paris since 2002, has ushered in a new era in packaging, streaming, inspecting and playing content. Our collaboration with industry giants is a testament to our unwavering commitment to innovation. In 2022, we played a pivotal role in integrating GPAC Open Source Software into Netflix's global content operations, transforming their video encoding and packaging platform and enhancing the streaming experience for millions worldwide.

Motion Spell began its journey as "GPAC Licensing" to support the industry activities of the GPAC open-source project. Today, we have evolved into a leading force in the audio-visual media technologies sector, providing a full range of professional services. From integration support, consulting, and training to commercial licensing, we ensure that our clients can tap into GPAC's boundless capabilities for their specific needs.

Our Evolution

Initially launched as "GPAC Licensing" in 2013, Motion Spell now offers a comprehensive suite of services, including integration support, consulting, training and commercial licensing. Our journey reflects our commitment to evolving with the industry's needs. For more on our story and evolution, click here.

Why Choose Motion Spell?

Our expertise transcends traditional audiovisual media, encompassing graphics, animations, interactive technologies and a wide range of formats and protocols. Our collaboration with GPAC sets industry benchmarks, positioning us as leaders in the ultramedia revolution. With Motion Spell, you're not just choosing a service provider; you're partnering with a pioneer.

Romain Bouqueau