Speaker Kristofer Updike


Kristofer Updike

Senior Director of Development, Kids and Family


Kristofer Updike is an accomplished creative executive with 20+ years’ experience, developing and producing—from inception to successful delivery—scripted, unscripted, animated and live-action entertainment properties. His range of skills spans digital, television, film and theatre. With sharp creative sensibilities and efficient business leadership skills he has generated over 400 hours of content—900 episodes and counting. Currently, Kristofer is at Peacock, NBC Universals digital streaming platform. 

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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