Nakul is Commissioning Editor, Scripted at SBS. Nakul comes to SBS after over three years as Content Executive at Netflix, where he helped develop and grow Netflix’s local content strategy in Australia & New Zealand. Nakul was a Creative Executive across Netflix’s pipeline of scripted and unscripted Australian Originals, including Boy Swallows Universe, Wellmania, Surviving Summer, Love is in the Air, Irreverent and ONEFOUR: Against All Odds.
Nakul also led all local film & TV licensing and co-productions for the global platform, which saw Australian content become top 10 hits globally such as Last Stop Larrimah, Run Rabbit Run, The Stranger, Fisk and Superwog. He made an historic co-commission with NITV for the animated children’s series Eddie’s Lil’ Homies.
Before Netflix, Nakul was an entertainment lawyer, most recently as Business & Legal Affairs manager at the ABC where he negotiated deals and distribution strategies for commissioned and acquired content, and worked on industry initiatives for emerging and diverse talent. Nakul serves on the board of the Griffin Theatre Company.