Eden Duncan-Smith (left) and Dante Crichlow in a still from See You Yesterday which premiered on Netflix. Photo: Netflix

Why Netflix and debut directors seek each other out: diversity, exposure and the search for the next big thing

  • Netflix is always looking for new films and up-and-coming directors and unlike Hollywood, welcomes women and ‘niche’ directors
  • Many first-time directors pitch to Netflix because it is more willing than major studios to finance and distribute unknowns
Topic |   Netflix
Eden Duncan-Smith (left) and Dante Crichlow in a still from See You Yesterday which premiered on Netflix. Photo: Netflix
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