Jennifer Salke


Amazon and SXSW Team-Up For Virtual Film Fest Later in April

Amazon and SXSW Team-Up For Virtual Film Fest Later in April

The "virtual festival" will be available to watch for Amazon Prime Video users and people with a basic Amazon account as well.Amazon SXSW 2020 “We’re honored to be able to provide a space for the SXSW filmmakers to share their hard work and passion with audiences for the first time," said Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon[...]

Fleabag Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge Signs Overall Amazon Studios Deal

"Fleabag" Creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge Signs Overall Amazon Studios Deal

Fleabag has been a gift to our Prime Video customers and we are excited for what comes next from this brilliant mind to dazzle and delight our global audience.” - Jennifer Salke, Amazon StudiosOnward to World Conquest! Under the deal, Waller-Bridge will be creating new TV content that will premiere in more than 200 countries and territories on[...]

The Hunt: Logan Lerman in Talks to Lead Amazon Studios/Jordan Peele Nazi Hunter Series

The Hunt: Logan Lerman in Talks to Lead Amazon Studios/Jordan Peele Nazi Hunter Series

The eclectic team of Hunters will set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.The Hunt had garnered interested from several networks and services before Amazon secured the project, which marked the first new scripted series under Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke The series will be a global[...]


How Amazon Studios Came to Save The Expanse

How Amazon Studios Came to Save 'The Expanse'

In her interview with Deadline, Jennifer Salke, new head of Amazon Studios, talked about just how they were able to pick up the cancelled Syfy series The Expanse, what types of pressure they were under to make the move, and how Jeff Bezos ended up announcing it after the cast were on a panel. There were[...]

Amazon Joins Jordan Peeles 70s-Set Nazi-Hunting Series The Hunt

Amazon Joins Jordan Peele's '70s-Set Nazi-Hunting Series 'The Hunt'

The eclectic team of Hunters will set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.The Hunt had garnered interested from several networks and services before Amazon secured the project, which marks the first new scripted series under Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke The series will be a[...]

Amazon Studios Ends Open Submission Policy

Amazon Studios Ends Open Submission Policy

In February, former NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke was named the new head of Amazon Studios. On Friday, Amazon Studios announced they were ending their policy of accepting open submissions and concepts The announcement was made on their website, bring a close the program that was started in 2010 that allowed up-and-coming writers to submit[...]

Steven Spielberg, Bryan Fuller Rebooting 'Amazing Stories' For Apple

The initial series run will consist of 10 episodes, and is part of a new content deal between Amblin, Apple, and Universal TV.“It’s wonderful to be reunited with our colleagues Zack [Van Amburg] and Jamie [Erlicht] in their new capacity at Apple,” said Jennifer Salke, president of NBC Entertainment “We love being at the forefront[...]

NBC Announces Female Forward Initiative To Foster Female Directors

NBC Announces 'Female Forward' Initiative To Foster Female Directors

With NBC President Jennifer Salke and director Lesli Linka Glatter (Homeland, Ray Donovan, The Newsroom) at the helm, this initiative will give ten female directors the opportunity to "shadow" up to three episodes of an NBC series; and also receive a commitment to direct at least one episode of that series at the end of[...]