Speaker Jennifer Sherwood

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Jennifer Sherwood

SVP, Scripted Development


Jennnifer Sherwood serves as FremantleMedia North America’s (FMNA) Senior Vice-President of Scripted Development. In this role, she is responsible for sourcing, developing and pitching original scripted television programming. In addition, she also identifies international programming to be successfully acquired and translated into the North American marketplace.

Sherwood is an esteemed industry veteran, and throughout her career has delivered three Emmy Award-winning films and seven nominated pictures in the Outstanding Miniseries or Movie category. Prior to joining FMNA, Sherwood was with Silk Road Productions where she was a Partner/Producer. During her time there, she worked as a consultant on key projects for Northwood Entertainment and producer Miranda de Pencier, including serving as a consulting producer on the Netflix series, Anne With An E. Previously, Sherwood also served as a Senior Vice President of Production and Development at HBO where she oversaw hits such as Game Change, Taking Chance
and Temple Grandin.

Speaking on: Winning in the War for Creative Talent

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


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