It may have started out as a better way to rent movies, but now Netflix is revolutionising the US film and TV industries. That's not news. The next big shift, however, is likely to be the transformation of content production worldwide, and Africa is squarely in the Netflix sights. Netflix chief product officer Greg Peters told Business Times in Los Angeles this week that SA and Nigeria were among the many key markets in which it expected to make significant investments in content. "We're looking to increasingly find storytellers from around the world, especially ones who haven't been able to tell the story they want because traditional production partners are not willing to tell it, or they can't find a big enough audience," he said. "Our job is to provide a platform, both a production platform and then a distribution platform, because we are really good at finding audiences that are much, much bigger than any storyteller has ever been able to find before. "We're going to invest in ...

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