As Senior Director of Music Program Development at MTV International, Amanda Culkowski is responsible for developing original music and talent driven long form series and specials for MTV’s 170+ global channels. Prior to joining MTV, Amanda was a member of the WE tv development team in New York, where she oversaw the series development of Jim & Chrissy: Vow or Never, Hustle & Soul and Untold Stories of Hip Hop with Angie Martinez. Previously, Amanda was a part of the HGTV production team and has held positions at ThinkTV Public Television in Dayton, Ohio and WOUB in Athens, Ohio. She holds a Master of Arts degree from Ohio University. She is based in New York City and is originally from Toledo, Ohio.
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