Netflix Series Lab is a creative writing program, done in partnership with Netflix Turkey, Tatino Films, and Impact Hub Istanbul.The program focuses on enhancing the skills of Turkish screenwriters in series writing through a two-stage application process. Tatino Films leads the educational content design, offering a comprehensive bootcamp, while Impact Hub Istanbul oversees program design and implementation. This initiative provides aspiring writers with mentoring from internationally experienced professionals, fostering growth and creativity in Turkey’s storytelling landscape.
Netflix Series Lab
Application process has ended
The application period for Netflix Series Lab, which ran from September 5 to September 25, 2022, has concluded. Should you have any inquiries about the program or wish to convey a message, please feel free to complete the form below.
To be eligible for the program, candidates should:
Aspire to advance their career in TV series writing.
Demonstrate the ability to collaborate and co-create with diverse writers.
Possess prior experience in writing, be it in the form of short films, theater plays, movies, TV series, or as a writer’s assistant.
Exhibit proficiency in English, enabling comfortable self-expression and professional communication.
✓ Mentoring Support: Guidance from prominent figures in the European TV series and film industry.
✓ Global Series Development Methods: Opportunity to apply internationally recognized series development techniques within the Turkish context.
✓ Development Training: Focus on dramaturgy and narrative strategies to enhance writing skills.
✓ Netflix Türkiye Production Insights: Gain insights into the production processes of Netflix Türkiye.
✓ Practical Application: Translate theoretical knowledge into practical skills by developing your own projects.
✓ Project Presentation to Netflix Managers: Showcase your projects to Netflix managers, opening doors for potential collaborations and opportunities.
Impact of the program
Our focus at Netflix Series Lab is to ensure that TV series developed in Turkey meet international standards in both technical skills and content quality, fostering the creation and development of high-caliber TV series at home and abroad. In our inaugural program, we received 234 applications from various parts of Turkey. We provided a 3-month training/mentoring process to 7 selected writers, accompanied by international mentors.
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Zümra Dilşah Öksüz, driven by a passion for storytelling, continues to write with the aspiration of nurturing her talent and making a positive impact on society.