Episode 27: Brown Nation's Abi Varghese - How to Pitch to Netflix - Shereen Kassam | FunnyBrownGirl

Abi Varghese recently launched his third TV comedy series – Metro Park. You may also know him as the writer and director of the popular Netflix series Brown Nation. Abi talks with us about writing a TV script, pitching to Netflix, and the process of writing, selling, and producing a TV show! He also shares with us his journey from Corporate America to Creative Entrepreneur!

Abi is a New York based writer/director, best known for his Netflix Series “Brown Nation.” His other notable work includes “Akkara Kazhchakal” an Indian TV sitcom that went for 5 season (50 episodes). Abi’s feature film includes “Monsoon Mangoes” which stars Fahadh Faasil, Vijay Raaz, Vinay Forrt & Tovino Thomas.

Abi is currently working on a feature film in Hindi as well as a couple of new TV series.

In this episode we talk about balancing a full-time career with a passion project, making the move to full-time creative entrepreneur, and taking your script from creation to production.

So what are we waiting for, let’s get started!

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Key Questions answered by Abi Varghese

    • How Abi’s creative journey began
    • How Abi balanced a full-time career at Unilever with his passion
    • Is an MBA worth
    • Memorable moments in Abi’s journey
    • Challenges that Abi has faced
    • How to pitch a TV show idea or feature film
    • How to pitch to Nexflix
    • Writing, selling, and producing a TV pilot or feature film
    • How to find investors for feature films or TV shows

Abi Varghese Discusses:

    • How to leave your full-time job to pursue your creative passion
    • How to take your script from creation to production
    • How Abi created his pilot, Brown Nation, and pitched it to Netflix
    • Tips to get your TV pilot noticed
    • How to find film investors
    • Where does Abi’s inspiration come from
    • Advice Abi has to other creatives

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