Global streamers have revolutionized drama, but regional SVOD are increasingly leveraging their local expertise to create brilliant scripted series and movies that appeal to both domestic and international audiences. Where are US streamers looking for global originals? This is delivering a raft of unique scripted hits while also fuelling new business models and partnerships, with producers finding alternative ways to finance their ideas and get shows off the ground. We hear directly from the key platforms’ executives and top producers how to build a standing global hit.


Douglas Craig, SVP International, Programming & Acquisitions ViacomCBS Networks International – Paramount+;

Jeff Cooke, Vice President of Programming Starz;

Christophe Riandee, Vice CEO Gaumont;

Danna Stern, Managing Director, Yes Studios;

Julien Leroux, CEO and Founder, Paper Entertainment;

Mo Abudu, CEO, EbonyLife Group.

Lorenzo De Maio, President, De Maio Entertainment