Netflix has teamed up with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners in order to produce multiple new feature films every year for the streaming service. Amblin Partners is a film and television production company, led by Steven Spielberg, that develops and produces films using the Amblin Entertainment and DreamWorks Pictures banners and includes Amblin Television, a longtime leader in quality programming. Their recent films include the Oscar winners “Green Book” and “1917” as well as working with Netflix on “The Trial of the Chicago 7”.
At Amblin, storytelling will forever be at the center of everything we do, and from the minute Ted and I started discussing a partnership, it was abundantly clear that we had an amazing opportunity to tell new stories together and reach audiences in new ways. This new avenue for our films, alongside the stories we continue to tell with our longtime family at Universal and our other partners, will be incredibly fulfilling for me personally since we get to embark on it together with Ted, and I can’t wait to get started with him, Scott, and the entire Netflix team.
– Amblin Partners Chairman, Steven Spielberg
Steven is a creative visionary and leader and, like so many others around the world, my growing up was shaped by his memorable characters and stories that have been enduring, inspiring and awakening. We cannot wait to get to work with the Amblin team and we are honored and thrilled to be part of this chapter of Steven’s cinematic history.
– Ted Sarandos, Netflix Co-CEO and Chief Content Officer