Here's the great news.
Netflix is in constant need of fresh content to update their catalogue, and their spending for unscripted/documentary content is increasing every year (current estimate: $350-million and increasing to $1.1 billion by 2025!).
To keep up with demand, Netflix buyers are seeking outstanding independent filmmakers and documentary creatives who can deliver the stories that Netflix wants.
Getting A Netflix Deal
So how do you get started connecting with a Netflix buyer and pitching your project?
What kind of content are they looking for and how do you pitch your project effectively?
How much do they pay?
This Selling To Netflix course takes you step-by-step from idea development to pitching your concept and then making a winning Netflix deal!
In addition, the lessons you will learn -- about how producers successfully satisfy Netflix's programming appetites -- are highly relevant to Disney+, HBO Max, Paramount +, Apple TV+, Hulu, Discovery+, Peacock and the other well-funded competitors that are rushing into the streaming market.
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Learn how to get your documentary on Netflix & the streamers, a step-by-step interactive/multi-media guide:
Exclusive Netflix 2023 Searchable Database: 900+ documentary commissions & acquisitions, producer names, key Netflix executives, talent, trends, graphs & charts and more...(Amazing resource for idea development, research and investor presentations!)
2023 STREAMERS GUIDE: Hulu, Disney +, HBO MAX, YouTube, etc. What they want, What they are buying, Key Executives, and more
Step-by-step video tutorials taking you through the Netflix & Streaming documentary buying eco-system
Downloadables & Resources including Netflix Outreach Letter/Email/Proposal Templates, Worksheets, Check-Lists, Deliverables and Pitch Deck Sample!
NETFLIX 2023: What You Need To Know Now! (61-page PDF) - Regularly Updated Executive Report with the latest Netflix data, trends, competition & audience insights
How much Netflix pays for Originals; Key Deal Terms
Idea Development: The BIG "must-haves" for a winning Netflix idea
50+ Key Netflix decision-makers worldwide who buy documentaries & unscripted series (You'll learn how & when to use these names and the BEST way to submit your project to Netflix)
8 Essential Elements to craft the perfect Netflix pitch
Quarterly Live Q&A Zoom Calls with industry experts (24-Month Access Pass)
Peabody award-winning producer and co-founder of 1895 Films. Jennings has developed 500+ films for Netflix, Disney+, Nat Geo and more; including the Netflix and National Geographic special, DIANA: IN HER OWN WORDS; the Nat Geo and PGA-winning APOLLO: MISSIONS TO THE MOON; ALIEN ABDUCTION for Discovery+; MLK: THE ASSASSINATION TAPES for Smithsonian Channel, and many more!
Steve Harris is Head of Nonfiction & Digital at Workaholics Entertainment Group (Netflix, TLC, A&E, NBC, TBS). A former executive at both TLC & A&E, Harris executive produced the Netflix comedy special, WOKE-ISH, The NBC series I CAN DO THAT, the award wining documentary SWEET MICKY FOR PRESIDENT. And created the TBS comedy competition show FUNNIEST WINS.
Dan Salerno is a veteran media executive (National Geographic, BBC, Discovery) and consultant whose career spans multiple platforms with an emphasis on strategic planning and content development. Previously, National Geographic’s head of Programming, Salerno’s career also includes BBC, Gospel, Fuse, and the original launch team at Discovery and its sister channels. Involved in a wide range of programming milestones, he counts Safari Live, Planet Earth, Walking with Dinosaurs, Mythbusters, Shark Week, Incredible Dr. Pol, and Pants Off Dance Off amongst his favorites.
"I am a former studio head, 20th Century Fox, producer and currently teacher at National Film & TV School of UK. Your Netflix guide is outstanding!"
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Paley Center for Media, New York
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