Joel Stillerman Launches Endeavor-Backed TV Company, Owen Shiflett Joins in Senior VP Role

Variety | 9/18/2019 | Joe Otterson
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Former Hulu content chief Joel Stillerman is partnering with Endeavor Content on a new television production company.

Variety has learned that Stillerman is launching the Endeavor-backed Content Superba, which will be based in Los Angeles. In addition, Shudder and Sundance Now executive Owen Shiflett has joined the company as senior vice president of development and production.

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“We believe the changes in how we access our content are just the tip of the iceberg,” Stillerman said. “The real change that’s upon us is a reimagining of storytelling itself as these new platforms emerge and evolve. It’s always going to be about creating emotional connections, having something to say about our world, and offering a means to escape our reality; but what that means conceptually is the next great frontier, and that’s where Content Superba will live. There has never been a better time to be the new kids, and along with our partners at Endeavor Content, we’re formally inviting the dreamers, rule breakers, innovators, and inventors to come and play with us.”

Stillerman joined Hulu in June 2017 as chief content officer, overseeing the company’s overall content business and strategy. He exited the streamer less than a year later during a reorganization initiated by Hulu CEO Randy Freer. Prior to Hulu, Stillerman was president of original...
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