Millions of subscribers enjoy Netflix's original TV shows. Streaming firms like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu have found that generating original TV episodes has helped get new subscribers. With the rise of streaming platforms, there are more chances than ever to have your TV show produced.
This course will prepare you to craft and pitch your idea to Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, and other streaming services.
You will learn the discourses of distinction and promotional strategies of Netflix and its competitors. These services offer promises of abundance, participation, prestige, and personalisation.
Learn how to craft winning pitches that concisely convey the idea, characters, narrative, and the market segment.
Randi Davis Levin has had over twenty-five years working in the entertainment industry at Showtime, MTV and ViacomCBS. She has worked in various roles in Production, Promotions, Operations, Creative Services and Brand Strategy. In her current position at ViacomCBS, she is responsible for brand strategy, marketing, managing high profile projects and brand merchandising for ViacomCBS's corporate division.
Ms Levin is also a professor at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, where she teaches 'Producing for Television' and 'TV Nation: Inside and Outside the Box.' She has also taught at New York Institute of Technology and Monmouth University, where she taught classes including Media Literacy, Copywriting for the Electronic Media, Founding Your Own Media Business, Independent Filmmaking and Documentary Production.
Ms Levin earned her Bachelor of Science from Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Communication, as well as a Masters of Arts from New York Institute of Technology with a major in Television and Film Management (with Honors). In addition to her corporate and academic roles, Randi has founded and worked with multiple production companies. She has been developing and pitching various drama series, feature films and reality series. She has also worked as a talent manager working with professional athletes, musicians, actors and fitness personalities.