Speaker Jorge Franzini

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Jorge Franzini

Director of Content & Development


Jorge Franzini has produced and written a wide range of highly acclaimed documentaries for CuriosityStream, including its first original series Destination: Pluto, its first 4K series Underwater Wonders of the National Parks, the award-nominated Jason Silva special Transhumanism, as well as the successful CuriosityStream strand Breakthroughs.

Outside of his early duties as a writer and executive producer, he worked alongside the programming team as a liaison with outside production companies and partners. He currently serves as the Director of Content and Development, identifying potential original series and one-offs for the service.

Prior to joining CuriosityStream, Franzini spent the early years of his career in the field, working on a variety of broadcast and commercial projects. He was also a member of the production team for two seasons of the national, weekly public affairs show Inside E Street for PBS, and was a producer for one of the earliest digital media companies specializing in streaming content.

Franzini studied communications at the University of Maryland and digital filmmaking at Boston University.

Speaking on: Speed Meetings - CuriosityStream, MGM Television, Radio-Canada

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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