By Lesley HunterBANFF – The chief content officer for Netflix, Ted Sarandos, worked hard to dispel the notion that his company is “the devil in Canada” or “one of the four horseman of the apocalypse”, preferring to paint the content-streaming service as a new but savvy deep-pocketed buyer of Canadian content.At his keynote presentation Wednesday morning at the Banff World Media Festival, Sarandos ackonwledged that a bad rep seems to come with the territory.“I don’t know when, in any time in history, a new buyer has ever been a bad thing”, he told the packed room. “And that’s all we are, is a new buyer....
BANFF 2011: Netflix is no threat, just a new avenue for Cancon, says chief content officer
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