ABC drama exec heads to Netflix
Exclusive: Que Minh Luu leaves ABC to become Director, Local Originals for Netflix Australia.
EXCLUSIVE: Netflix Australia has appointed Que Minh Luu as Director, Local Originals for Netflix Australia, responsible for commissioning our local original content.
She has resigned her role as an ABC executive producer working across scripted drama, comedy and digital content at the ABC, most recently on The Heights, which she co-created, plus Harrow, Deadlock, Frayed, Content and Diary Of An Uber Driver.
She previously worked in development at Matchbox Pictures and as an independent produced working across radio/podcasting as well live and digital platforms including co-writing and producing the geo-locative historical drama Ghosts of Biloela, for which she won an AWGIE.
Que Minh Luu tweeted, “With sadness, today is my last day at @ABCTV. I am leaving Aunty to join @NetflixANZ as Director, Local Originals for Australia. I am ready to get crackin’ on this streaming biz.
She added, “In these uncertain times, the ABC will endure. I am a passionate advocate for the ABC and the critical function it performs for the public. It’s been a privilege to contribute to, and to confront, issues of diversity and inclusion within the org and the content it makes.”
Sally Riley, ABC Head of Drama, Comedy & Indigenous content: “Que has been an incredibly important member of the ABC scripted team, bringing an energy and determination to her role that has lifted our content to greater heights. She is a driver of new and innovative ideas and she will be sorely missed by our team and the ABC.”