The FRONTLINE Interviews:

Amazon Empire

To produce Amazon Empire, filmmakers James Jacoby and Anya Bourg conducted fifty-seven on-the-record interviews. The yearlong investigation revealed how Jeff Bezos transformed a small online bookstore into a trillion dollar global empire, profoundly changed consumer habits and retail commerce, and in the process, became the richest person in the world. In this collection of excerpts from interviews with eleven current and former Amazon executives, part of FRONTLINE's ongoing Transparency Project, you can explore first-hand insights into Amazon's rise as a global power, ethical questions surrounding data collection and worker safety, and recent calls to break up Amazon.

Interviews for this film were conducted by James Jacoby and Anya Bourg and edited for the web by Phil Bennett and Lauren Prestileo.

Design and build for Amazon Empire: The Rise and Reign of Jeff Bezos by Dan Nolan and Anthony DeLorenzo with assistance from Kimberly Patch. Video editing by Kenzie Audette. Copy editing by Julie Wolf. Additional assistance from Dale Cohen, Miles Alvord, Priyanka Boghani, Sarah Childress and Shantal Riley.

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