Nick Lazo is the VP of Development & Production for Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming video service covering horror, thrillers and the supernatural. In his current role Nick is responsible for development and production of original series, features and co-productions, both scripted and unscripted. Previously he served as Director of Original Production for Shudder and Sundance Now. Prior to joining AMC Networks in 2017, he worked as a producer spanning a range of projects including features, series and commercials. Nick received his MFA in Film Production from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts.
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Shudder Originals are frightening, character-driven stories that both thrill and challenge audiences. We are looking for the scariest series and features the marketplace has to offer, and seek to uplift diverse voices and emerging talent in the horror space. While projects based on known horror IP are highly sought after, original ideas are always welcome.