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Netflix Launches Programme to Upskill Television Producers in Saudi

Streaming service Netflix has launched a training programme that will help upskill 15 professional Saudi television creative producers. The seven-week creative producer training programme will be available exclusively through the University of Southern California (USC) School of Cinematic Arts (SCA).

The initiative will take participants through the process of creating, forming, and executing a TV pitch, pilot script, and writer’s room. It is being led by SCA alumni and film/television writer and producer, Jason Shuman.

Netflix worked with USC to design the programme, which aims to generate a network of talent for the regional and global film industry, the company said in a statement on Monday.

The training will provide the necessary skills and opportunities to Saudi producers to break new ground and advance their career in film and television.

The programme initiated with a three-day, in-person training in Riyadh, covering a range of skills required to develop TV shows. A series of online workshops are currently underway.


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