When Shonda Rhimes, the author of network hits like Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder, introduced her new contract with Netflix, it marked but every other win for the virtual media global.
TechCrunch lately sat down with Rhimes to pay attention what we will be expecting to see from her on Netflix, the significance of range and inclusion and media, and extra.
“What’s great about Netflix is that everything is kind of instantaneous and it goes around the world instantly,” Rhimes advised me. “Everything is released at once. The format can be a little bit whatever you want.”
She went on to talk about the diversities between network tv and Netflix. For instance, she stated, “dramas are dictated by being 42 minutes and 19 seconds” and seasons are between 12 to 24 episodes.
“That’s not true with Netflix,” Rhimes stated. “You can make a season that’s six episodes. You can make a season that’s, I guess if you wanted to, 30 seconds — if you lost your mind.”
What’s thrilling to Rhimes is the facility to pursue no matter “feels correct with the story you’re telling,” she stated. She additionally famous that she loves the reality she’ll have alternatives to do documentaries.
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