Elizabeth Bradley joins Studio21 advisory board
International programming expert and former senior Netflix executive Elizabeth Bradley has joined the Studio21 advisory board to help consolidate the company’s mission to discover, develop and connect the best emerging writers and projects with the global content business.
In 2019, Bradley founded a boutique content development and sales company dedicated to nourishing the supply of global television on streaming platforms.
She has 20-plus years of experience in entertainment, with 12 years as a senior exec at Netflix. She led international launch teams, programming and buying TV and film content from studios, distributors and producers around the world for Netflix’s global service, before turning her focus to commissioning scripted English-language TV from outside the US.
Shows commissioned for Netflix by Bradley include Sex Education, The End of the F***ing World, Collateral, Alias Grace, Anne with an E, The Spy and Giri/Haji.
Studio21 chief executive David Jenkinson said: “Elizabeth commissioned a raft of amazing shows while at Netflix and has a comprehensive understanding of the international business. Her passion for finding new voices and stories, combined with her unique experience of what works for streamers, will provide valuable guidance to our mission as we aim to discover, develop and connect the next generation of creative talent with the business.”
Bradley said: “I’m thrilled to join the advisory board for Studio21, which is such a forward-thinking initiative. Finding new talent globally is a priority for every player in entertainment as the business innovates and evolves to streaming. It’s a pleasure to join the Studio21 team.”
She joins the advisory board alongside HBO, Starz and Legendary Global programming supremo Chris Albrecht; leading exec producer Anne Thomopoulos; and top international writer/showrunners Emma Frost, Matthew Graham, Yule Caise and his partner in Behind The Billboards, Nick Bain.
The core Studio21 development team includes US writer/showrunner Simon Mirren and Script Angel founder Hayley McKenzie, alongside Mark Rowland, Ravi Ruparel and chief executive David Jenkinson.
Studio21 is the C21-backed next-generation talent incubator. For more information visit www.studio21.com.