Speaker Profile MIPCOM

James Farrell

Job TitleHead of International Originals

Company NameAmazon Studios

About

As Head of International Originals, James Farrell oversees the development and production of all original series and features under the Amazon Studios banner outside the United States.  

 

Farrell joined Amazon in April 2015 as Head of Content, Asia Pacific. He was named Head of Content, International Expansion in May of 2018, overseeing content for Prime Video in all countries and territories outside of the EU and U.S., before being promoted to Head of International Originals in October 2018.

 

Local content has been a key driver for Prime Video’s success, and Farrell works with content creators around the world to deliver a high-quality customer experience to Prime Video members everywhere. He manages teams in Los Angeles, Miami, the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Japan and India.

 

Prior to joining Amazon Prime Video, Farrell spent 10 years at Sony Pictures Television with executive roles in Los Angeles, Toronto and Tokyo during that time. 

 

Farrell received his MBA from Columbia Business School and a bachelor’s degree in international economics and politics from Middlebury College.  He, his wife, and their two children live together in Los Angeles.

Conference Sessions

  • JAMES FARRELL, HEAD OF INTERNATIONAL ORIGINALS, AMAZON STUDIOS

    14-10-2019, 11:30 - 12:00, Grand Auditorium

    As Head of International Originals, James Farrell oversees the development and production of all original series and features under the Amazon Studios banner ou...

    • Language: English
      1. Event Date
        Mon, Oct 14
      2. Event Theme MIPCOM/MIPJunior 2019
        Media Mastermind Keynotes

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