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Reed Hastings, ‘Star Wars’ VFX Pioneer Richard Edlund to Be Honored by SMPTE Engineering Society

Oscar-winning VFX pioneer Richard Edlund, Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings and veteran television engineer John D. Ross will receive the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers'…

Netflix Gets Credit Rating Upgrade at S&P Global Amid Pandemic

Netflix has received a credit rating upgrade from S&P Global Ratings.

Duffy Criticizes Netflix for “Dangerous” Film ‘365 Days’ in Open Letter to CEO Reed Hastings

Singer Duffy has reportedly penned an open letter to Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, criticizing the platform for its "irresponsible" decision to stream the controversial film '365 Days.'

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120M to Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife, Patty Quillin, are donating $120 million toward student scholarships at historically black colleges and universities.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings’ Business Bible ‘No Rules Rules’ Pushed to Fall Release

Citing the coronavirus pandemic, Penguin Press has decided to delay publication of a new business bible co-written by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. The book, 'No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of…

Hollywood’s New Dilemma: When Is a Movie Worthy of Movie Theaters?

Nearly every major studio soon will have its own streamer, but what separates a theatrical title from straight-to-digital remains elusive as producers complain that execs "keep moving the target."

Netflix Unveils Paris Office, New French Originals

Netflix opened its new Paris headquarters and unveiled new French originals, including 'Big Bug,' a film from 'Amelie' director Jean-Pierre Jeunet, and series starring Omar Sy and Tahar Rahim.

Director of Netflix’s ‘Delhi Crime Story’ on Show’s Impact, Violence Against Women in India

The award-winning series, which was acquired by Netflix after it bowed at Sundance, is based on the police investigations behind the real-life fatal gang rape of a young woman in Delhi in 2012.

Netflix to Invest $400M in Indian Content Over Two Years, CEO Reed Hastings Says

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings on a visit to India said that the streaming video giant will spend $400 million on original and licensed Indian content over the course of 2019 and 2020.

Reed Hastings Says Amazon Outbid Netflix for ‘Fleabag’

Amazon outbid Netflix for Phoebe Waller-Bridge's hit comedy 'Fleabag', claimed Netflix boss Reed Hastings, speaking at the RTS Cambridge Convention.

Pete Buttigieg Sets Fundraiser Hosted by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings

Pete Buttigieg is set to attend a July 24 fundraiser in Menlo Park, California to be hosted by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings.

Netflix Weathers Disney’s Big Streaming Reveal, But Forecasts Slower Growth

On Tuesday, Netflix attempted to flip the script with a strong earnings report that would remind Wall Street that it remains the big dog in streaming and that latecomers have a lot of catching up to…