State of Slate Series: Studio-by-Studio

The State of Slate series offers a deep dive into Hollywood’s biggest studios, taking stock of franchises, deals, upcoming film and TV releases and awards contenders, as well as their strategies, and the organizational charts of the people in power making it all happen.

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  • Apple TV+ Three years in, a strategy takes shape: A-listers > franchises

  • Netflix Bruised but busy: A deep dive into what's really happening at the biggest producer in town

  • Sony Every division, every decision — and a coming theme park (for real)!

  • Warner Bros. Harry Potter, The Hangover, Hot Wheels and an under-leveraged vault

  • Paramount A title-by-title look at the suddenly swaggy studio. Oh Shari

  • Amazon What’s coming next from the streamer and inside the org chart (and brand identity) about to be upended.

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