Pete Corona

Department: National Board

Personal Information:

Pete Corona is currently a Director, Original Series at Netflix where he focuses on developing English-language television. A passionate advocate for inclusion, he recently helped guide the company’s partnership for two new initiatives to support emerging Latinx creators – the LALIFF Inclusion Fellowship, which offered production grants to five Afro Latino directors, and the NALIP Latino Lens: Narrative Short Film Incubator for Women of Color, which will provide support for four Latinx or women of color writers and/or directors as they work to create an original short film. Most recently he was named Media Play’s 40 under 40 and was a panelist at the White House’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

Prior to Netflix, Pete was Executive Director of Development for Marvel Television Studios where he oversaw the development and launch of new series. As an independent producer, he also sold several projects to ITV Studios America and produced an Emmy-nominated series for YouTube Red. In 2014, he helped build the scripted department for the newly consolidated American hub of UK-based all3media and was elevated to interim head of scripted development when Discovery, Inc. acquired the company in 2015.

Pete also worked for producer Liz Goldwyn, granddaughter of Hollywood legend Samuel Goldwyn, and producers Gavin Polone and Judy Hofflund. Prior to that, he worked as an agent’s assistant at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) before working on A&E’s first scripted series, THE CLEANER.

A California native, Pete graduated from Loyola Marymount University with a degree in Communication Studies.