Netflix Roundtable - Adult Animation
Animators of the North, meet Netflix - applications open now

Date: 11 Nov 2020
Time: 11:00
Location: Online

Following our introduction to Netflix's commissioning processes back in August, we're excited to be partnering with the streaming giant once again for Netflix Roundtable - Adult Animation. This session is a focused look at Netflix's adult animation (ages 13+) output that will introduce animators based in the North to Julio Bonet, Netflix's Manager for Original Series (Adult Animation). Our host for the session is Chris Hees - Director & Founder of Bridge Way Ltd.

The roundtable takes place at 11am on Wednesday, 11 November and is free for animators selected to attend. Information on how to apply for a spot can be found below.

Apply for a spot

Places at the Netflix Roundtable - Adult Animation are limited. Spots are open to animators working in the North of England. To apply for a spot, please email our BFI NETWORK team with the following information using the subject line ''Netflix Roundtable."

  • Name
  • Biography (Max 100 words)
  • A brief description of the project you would like to discuss (Max 100 words)
  • A link to 1 piece of previous animation work

The application deadline is 5pm on Friday, 30 October. If you have any queries about the about the event, you can reach our team via email at

Julio Bonet

Julio started his career in the film industry as an intern at Focus Features and then went on to assist Oscar-winning producer, Mia Bays. In 2007, Julio took on a lead production role on Disney’s animated feature Gnomeo & Juliet, which went on to become a UK and US box office sleeper hit. He then went on to lead creative development of a number of projects at animation production companies such as Rocket Pictures, Locksmith Animation, and Nexus Studios. In January 2020, he joined Netflix as a creative executive as part of the streamer's international efforts in Adult Animation. He is based in London.

Chris Hees

Chris Hees is a BAFTA-winning, Oscar-nominated producer and alumnus of the National Film and Television School. His BAFTA-winning animation, The Bigger Picture along with his live action short, How I Didn’t Become A Piano Player have racked up over 200 festival screenings and 75 awards between them.