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November 17, 2021 8:00 pm
Season 4

Inside A Netflix Writer’s Room with Keely MacDonald ’12

with StudioDuke
TV, Film, Digital & Documentary Journalism, Podcast & Creative Writing

This episode features Keely MacDonald, Executive Story Editor at Netflix (“October Faction”, “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe”), in conversation with this year’s StudioDuke cohort. Keely discusses her career path from Duke to screenwriting, shares insights on what it’s like to work in a writer’s room, and provides a behind-the-scenes look at the process of getting a show from script to screen.


  • Keely MacDonald ’12, Executive Story Editor, Netflix

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About DEMAN Live

We know that finding a job/internship in all industries during these unprecedented times is confusing and stressful. We are here to help with DEMAN Live—a new Zoom series featuring conversations with alumni working in creative industries to help students and alumni navigate careers and opportunities during this time.