NETFLIX to be honored at BANFF 2011

NETFLIX to Be Honored at BANFF 2011

I’ve attended Banff World Television Festival (BWTF) for many years now and I always find lots to learn and few must attend sessions. BWTVF has just announced that NETFLIX will be honored at BANFF 2011 and Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer of Netflix, will accept the award and give a feature interview and give people a chance to hear Netflix’s strategy and vision for the future.

You can find more info on how to register for the 2011 Banff World Television Festival here.

Here is the press release text.

The Banff World Television Festival is delighted to announce that Netflix will be honored at next summer’s festival with the prestigious new Award of Excellence in Innovation. Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer of Netflix, will be in attendance to accept the award.

As the head of content acquisition for Netflix, Sarandos oversees the Netflix Beverly Hills office and manages the company’s relationships with studios, networks, filmmakers and producers.

Sarandos will also be giving a feature interview at BANFF, in which delegates will get the chance to hear firsthand the strategy behind Netflix’s stunning growth and success, as well as the company’s vision for the future.

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