Getting Started


To participate in this workshop, you will need:

  • An AWS Account
  • Access to the console
  • Permissions to create MediaTailor resources

In this workshop, we provide links to demo content and ads for you to use when building your virtual channels. This content is packaged as Apple HLS, however this process is equally applicable for video assets packaged as CMAF and/or DASH.

1.1 Login to the console and select a region

MediaTailor is currently available in the following regions:

  • ap-northeast-1 (Tokyo)
  • ap-southeast-2 (Singapore)
  • ap-southeast-2 (Sydney)
  • eu-central-1 (Frankfurt)
  • eu-west-1 (Ireland)
  • us-west-2 (Oregon)
  • us-east-1 (N.Virginia)

1.2 Navigate to the MediaTailor service

If you have not use MediaTailor in this region before, you will be presented with a welcome splash screen. MediaTailor Splash Screen

Under the Channel Assembly section, select Skip to the channels list.