Raw, producer of The Tinder Swindler, Get Gotti, Parole, Gold Rush, Three Identical Strangers and Stanley Tucci: Searching For Italy has hired Netflix’s Jonny Taylor as a creative director, joining its senior leadership team.
Taylor joins All3Media company Raw after five years as Director, Original Documentaries at Netflix, where he worked with Raw on its first title for the streamer, Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer as well as its global hits, The Tinder Swindler, The Puppet Master: Hunting The Ultimate Conman, The Ripper and Vatican Girl: The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi. His slate at Netflix also numbered Tiger King, American Murder: The Family Next Door and Jimmy Savile: A British Horror Story among its successes.
Taylor will take up his new role in December, working with Raw’s founders Dimitri Doganis and Bart Layton, alongside Creative Director Liesel Evans and evp US Factual Programming, Sam Maynard.
Jonny Taylor says: “It’s been an amazing five years at Netflix working on incredible documentaries with filmmakers from across the globe. I’m lucky enough to be leaving one of the best teams in the world to join another at Raw. From The Imposter to The Tinder Swindler, Raw have produced an array of truly genre-defining films and series and I can’t wait to see what we can achieve together.”
Raw’s cep Joely Fether says: “It’s been an incredibly exciting couple of years at Raw, with substantial growth and the delivery of some hugely ambitious content, and our desire to continue exploring and evolving as programme makers in this ever-changing market is stronger than ever. We have absolutely loved working with Jonny at Netflix: we share a passion for great story telling and a desire to be innovative and bold in what we do. We are delighted that Jonny is joining us for this next part of our journey – he is a strategic thinker attuned to audiences’ needs, a brilliantly creative programme maker and to top it all, a very lovely human being to work alongside our fantastic senior team”.
2024 will see the launch of Rw’s first co-production with Vogue Studios for Disney + (In Vogue: The 1990s) and a three-part series for Amazon, Raw’s first commission from the streamer (to be announced). American Nightmare – made by the team behind The Tinder Swindler – will drop on Netflix early next year.
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