Developing the Netflix Series


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Writing and Producing has dramatically changed

The “Developing the Netflix Series” guide takes you through the key elements that any filmmaker must know when developing TV series and films for Netflix from the standpoint of the writer and producer.


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Netflix has dramatically changed the game when it comes to watching television, hence writing and producing television.

Appointment television, where viewers or family members gather in the living room to watch the same program at the same time, is quickly becoming a relic of the past. Today, it’s all about “binge watching”– watching on a mobile phone, tablet or on a TV HD Screen, multiple episodes of a TV series in one sitting or over a weekend.

With online streaming, the way we consume a TV series has changed irreversibly. This means writing and producing television has also dramatically changed. New rules have replaced the old when it comes to developing and producing a series or film for streaming services.


By the end of this guide you will be able to:

  • Discover the importance of Netflix’s data when greenlighting a series
  • Understand the algorithm behind Netflix’s complex rating system
  • Identify the themes and genres Netflix looks for when developing a series
  • Learn how series development differs between Netflix and traditional broadcaster


  • Data Vs Data
  • Rating
  • Distribution & Production
  • Themes and Genre
  • Audience
  • Series Development
  • The 3-Act structure of a screenplay
  • Working With Netflix
eBook Details

Publisher: Moviesoft
Authors: Neil Fallon & Michael Barmish
ISBN: 978-1-913580-06-3
Release Date: April 10,2020
Language: English
Download Format: PDF

1 review for Developing the Netflix Series

  1. Neil Esperza (verified owner)

    Quite generic but I guess it’s just a guide – Interesting for novices though.

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