You can link your existing Amazon account to an Amazon Video Direct
account. You also have the option to create a new Amazon account to use
with Amazon Video Direct. See the step-by-step instructions for more
There are no setup or recurring charges to publish and manage your
videos through Amazon Video Direct. Any costs that you incur for data
transfers to Amazon Video Direct and file storage within your own Amazon
S3 account (available as a source for bulk uploads) or other online
storage services are your responsibility.
You can publish professionally produced videos that you own and are
interested in monetizing. We accept all video types including short/long
form movies, TV series, web series, digital shorts, music videos, news,
sports, educational videos, fitness programs, and more. The subject
matter can span a diverse range of genres and categories.
Currently, Amazon Video Direct
allows video providers to publish to select marketplaces, including Amazon.com
(U.S.), Amazon.co.uk (UK), Amazon.de (Germany & Austria), and Amazon.co.jp
(Japan). You can see which marketplaces are enabled for publishing on the
you have worldwide rights to your video and want to distribute it in
all marketplaces, select All. Otherwise, select the marketplaces
in which you have rights.
Amazon Video Direct uses your Amazon account for sign in. We recommend
that you don’t share your Amazon account information with others as they
would also have access to your Amazon Video Direct account. If you want
to grant another person access to your Amazon Video Direct account, use
the Invite Users feature. In addition to adding and removing authorized
people, you can set the role, or the amount of access, the other person
If you're entering Japanese characters during account setup on videodirect.amazon.com, this isn't currently supported. You will see the error, “We couldn’t process the text you just entered. Please make sure there are no unintended characters, and try again.”
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