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WIFTI event: Pitch & Packaging the Netflix Way with Chris Mack

  • 12 Sep 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Zoom

WIFTI and Netflix present 'Pitch & Packaging the Netflix Way' with Chris Mack, Director of Grow Creative for Netflix International Originals

September 12 at 10am eastern

Christopher will delve into what exactly makes a television pitch work at Netflix. In this tailor-made workshop, he’ll discuss the essentials you’ll need to catch Netflix’s eye and will zero in on how to write an effective pitch document. He’ll pose questions you'll be able to answer and communicate for your series and give you ideas on how best to communicate your show’s overview, world, tone, and characters. Christopher will then discuss how season summaries should be built and give you ideas on how to think about and present potential episodes. Finally, you will have the invaluable opportunity to ask Christopher your own questions.

You will leave this presentation with the understanding of how to structure and present your series, not in theory, but directly from the source.

To maximize impact, prior to attending the workshop, please watch the first season of Stranger Things and Unorthodox, as well as the first episode of Fleabag.

When signing up, you will receive a link to the Zoom event. You will also receive a link to Slido, where you can ask questions to Chris before and during the event.

Christopher Mack is Director, Grow Creative for Netflix International Originals. He was previously Senior Vice President of Scripted Content for Stage13, overseeing all of the brand’s original scripted series and development slates across multiple genres, including Emmy nominated Netflix series’ Special and It’s Bruno. Before Stage 13, Chris headed the Warner Bros. Workshop, the writing and directing program for professionals looking to start and/or further their careers in television. Over a period of 10 years in this role, Chris curated a roster of close to 100 writers and 50 directors representing the breakthrough emerging voices working on high-profile television shows today.

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