Dan Silver, Disney Plus vice president of nonfiction originals, has exited the streamer for a new role at Netflix. Silver will take on the role of director of documentary feature films at Netflix. He will report to Lisa Nishimura, VP of independent film and documentary features.
Dan Silver, an Emmy-winning producer who spent eight years at ESPN Films, is joining ABC News as executive producer of digital. At the sport cabler’s documentary and film unit, Silver “has worked on nearly every content format conceivable — short-form, long-form, digital, broadcast and film,” ABC News President James Goldston said today.