Steven Spielberg signs deal with Netflix to produce multiple movies


Two years after Steven Spielberg exploded against Netflix, his production studio Amblin Partners signs an agreement with the platform

It was announced that the production studio of Steven Spielberg, Amblin Partners signed an agreement with Netflix to produce several films a year.

In this way the platform streaming content ensures that their original productions include high-quality feature films.

“From the moment we started talking about a partnership (with Netflix), it was very clear that we had an incredible opportunity to tell stories together and reach audiences in new ways.”

Steven Spielberg

The agreement of Steven Spielberg with Netflix it does not include the obligation to be assigned to any specific gender or some type of budget band.

“Steven is a visionary and creative leader and, like so many others around the world. My growth was shaped by her memorable characters and stories that have been inspiring. We are eager to start working with the Amblin team. We are honored and excited to be a part of this chapter in Steven’s film history, ”said Ted Sarandos, co-CEO of Netflix.

The contract of Netflix would be carried out in parallel with the agreement that exists between Steven Spielberg and Universal Studios, to shoot and premiere productions in cinemas.

Neither Netflix, neither Amblin they disclosed the financial details of their deal. It is also unclear whether the Spielberg He will direct some of the films programmed from his production company for the digital service.

Netflix bets on film production

Since the great reception that ‘Roma’ had, the platform has promoted the production of feature films such as: ‘Marriage Story’, ‘The Irishman’ and ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’.


Thanks to the pandemic, Netflix was able to acquire productions from other studios such as ‘The Trial of Chicago 7’ -produced by Amblin-, which Paramount was unable to release in theaters.

The agreement between Steven Spielberg Y Netflix It was very surprising, since the filmmaker was one of those who spoke out against the films released via streaming being able to aspire to the precious golden statuette of the Oscars.

Amblin Partners She is responsible for hits such as ‘Green Book’, which won the Oscar for best film in 2019, and ‘1917’, nominated for the same award in 2020.

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