Netflix sets up Sydney office

Netflix has set up a local outpost in Australia, with a small Sydney office slowly taking shape. The streamer – which has not had any on-the-ground staff in Australia since launching there in 2015 – has hired LinkedIn director of public policy for Asia Pacific and Japan Nick O’Donnell as its local director of public […]

Netflix takes on Stan with first Aussie original

Netflix has commissioned its first original series out of Australia, placing it head-to-head with SVOD rival Stan. Production will start next year in Queensland on Tidelands, marking Netflix’s move into original programming in Australia. Nine Network-backed Stan is already commissioning high-end original series, most notably through its series reboot of Australian horror movie Wolf Creek. […]