Josh Van Houdt is the VP, Original Co-Productions for SYFY channel in the US, where he works on both original series and movies for the channel. His current slate includes Wynonna Earp and Z Nation on the series side, and on the movie side, his focus is reboots of classic IP like Leprechaun and Lake Placid. He is also responsible for development of original horror movies for the network’s 31 Days of Halloween each October.
Before SYFY, Josh was the VP, Programming at FXX, and he spent 10 years at ABC Family working on the programming side on stunts like 25 Days of Christmas and 13 Nights of Halloween.
At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch. - Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?