Netflix’ director of original series joins Content Canada line-up

Lisa Hamilton Daly, director, original series for Netflix (pictured left) will join the line-up for Content Canada’s Industry Conference, featured in her own one-on-one session.

Hamilton Daly will discuss the unique approach to development and programming at Netflix, and the opportunities that presents to Canadian creators.

Netflix will be part of Content Canada’s new Spotlight Series, featuring progressive companies and executives making innovative changes to the content industry. The Spotlight On: Netflix session will take place on September 11, 2019 and is open to all registered attendees of Content Canada.

“We are thrilled to be featuring Netflix for the first time at Content Canada”, said Ferne Cohen, Content Canada CEO. “We look forward to giving our delegates the fantastic opportunity to hear directly from Lisa Hamilton Daly about her programming and development priorities, growth and success as we turn the Spotlight on Netflix”.

Hamilton Daly joined Netflix as director, original series in January 2018, and currently oversees the development and production of the upcoming drama series Spinning Out, Firefly Lane, Sweet Magnolias and Tiny Pretty Things, among others. Previously she worked for A+E's Lifetime channel, developing movies, miniseries, and backdoor pilots, including the 8-hour Flowers in the Attic wheel of movies and several Emmy-nominated shows including Flint, starring Queen Latifah. For Lifetime Films, she oversaw the production of several independent films including Lila & Eve, starring Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez, and Paris Can Wait starring Diane Lane and Alec Baldwin. Prior to Lifetime/A+E, Hamilton Daly worked at DreamWorks Pictures in development and creative and literary affairs in both the Los Angeles and New York offices. She started her career at Artists Management Group, Michael Ovitz's management venture, in the literary rights department. She holds an M.A./Ph.D. in English and American Literature and Languages from Harvard University.

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About Content Canada
Content Canada is an annual event, taking place this year on September 10 and 11, 2019 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto, offering a diverse program celebrating and exploring trends facing today’s content industry. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit:

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