Netflix and The Blackhouse Foundation Partner On Nonfiction Producing Fellowship

Netflix and The Blackhouse Foundation will partner on the Netflix Nonfiction Producing Fellowship, a year-long program giving rising producers from underrepresented perspectives the hands-on training, mentorship and experience to help advance their careers in film and TV production.

Five participants will be selected to each work directly on a production under the Netflix Nonfiction Film and Series teams, which includes unscripted, documentary and sports. Fellows will also participate in masterclasses, attend meet and greets with industry executives and gain individual coaching from award-winning creative executives.

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The Netflix Nonfiction teams are behind popular films and series including Our Living World, American Symphony, Stamped from the Beginning, Rhythm & Flow, Is it Cake?, Quarterback and more. Applications will open on May 8. For more information, visit Non Fiction Producers Fellowship 2024.

Tiffany Burrell, Director of Creative Talent Development at Netflix said: “We’re excited to partner with The Blackhouse Foundation on a program dedicated to elevating and advancing new voices in the industry. Now in our third year, the Netflix Fund for Creative Equity invests in organizations and crafts programs that broaden the diversity of storytelling within entertainment. The Blackhouse Foundation shares our commitment to expand opportunities for emerging creators and we look forward to collaborating on this important initiative.”

Jenean Glover, Executive Director of The Blackhouse Foundation said: “For over 17 years, our mission has evolved to focus on building connection, capacity, and coalition for the Black media ecosystem. We’re thrilled to work with Netflix to identify talent for their nonfiction films and series and are confident this opportunity will lend to new rewarding career paths.”

The Netflix Nonfiction Producing Fellowship is supported by the Netflix Fund for Creative Equity, the company’s $100 million commitment to help build new opportunities for underrepresented communities within entertainment.

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