User Guide

AWS Elemental MediaConvert Events

AWS Elemental MediaConvert sends change events about the status of jobs to CloudWatch Events. You can create CloudWatch Events rules for any of the following events.

Job Status Change Events

Event Sent When Contains


A job moves from the SUBMITTED state to the PROGRESSING state.

Time in queue.

STATUS_UPDATE Approximately one minute has elapsed since MediaConvert began processing the job. Sent approximately every minute after that, until the service completes the transcode or encounters an error. Job progress expressed in the number of frames transcoded since the beginning of the job.


A job completes successfully. MediaConvert generated all outputs without errors.

Warnings and output information about the completed job.


A job has an error. At least one output has an error.

The error code or codes and any messages, as well as warnings or any other ephemeral job information about the job's error status.


Soon after MediaConvert begins processing the job.

Media information, such as frame height and width, framerate, and codec.

MediaConvert includes information for all inputs in a single event.