Netflix Hires Its First Canadian Content Exec


Tara Woodbury, executive producer of the CTV medical drama Transplant, has been tapped by Netflix as its first Canadian content executive.

Based in Toronto, Woodbury’s responsibilities include the development and commissioning of scripted series in English and French for Netflix in Canada. Woodbury will also maintain relationships with writers, directors and producers, as well as identify up-and-coming talent in the country.

Woodbury previously served as VP of development at Sphere Media. Woodbury’s other credits include the Indigenous dystopian drama film Night Raiders.