Female-focused digital portal espnW will launch an original five-part doc shorts series titled What Makes Us, featuring some of the world’s greatest female athletes. (Pictured, L-R: directors Nadine Mundo, Rena Mundo Croshere)
The former Yahoo creative exec (pictured) is tasked with identifying a pipeline of digital-first original series for OTT and distribution partners.
At a recent Hot Docs industry session, Netflix’s Marjon Javadi – who heads acquisitions and production for documentaries with the Originals team – sat down to discuss the mechanics of acquisitions and what her banner is looking for in potential projects. (Pictured, L-R: The Square, Virunga)