Andrew Plotkin, vice president of drama development, Sony Pictures TV Studios, has been promoted to vice president of drama development. He succeeds Lauren Stein as director of drama development, who was recently promoted to creative director at SPT Studios. Plotkin, who will continue to report to Stein, will oversee drama series development across all platforms.
As vice president of drama development, a position Plotkin has held since joining SPT in 2017, he worked on the development of Prime Video films Boys and its offshoots, as well as the Spider-Man universe, which currently consists of the upcoming series Silk as well as a development project Black, both on Prime Video. Plotkin has also worked closely with PlayStation Productions to adapt PlayStation game titles, including God of War for Prime Video and Horizon Zero Dawn for Netflix and produced such series as, among others, Goosefleshwhich premiered to 4.2 million total views in its first three days of availability, streaming on Hulu and Disney+, the upcoming Dark matter and Untitled Vince Gilligan Project on Apple TV+ and Cruel intentions on Prime Video.
“Andrew, a leader with a unique ability to nurture relationships across all segments of the business, has been able to build a strong creative foundation for original programming and intellectual property that provides pathways to develop and sustain long-running series,” Stein said. “Andrew’s drive, entrepreneurial spirit and outstanding creative instincts have made an invaluable contribution to bringing these complex and challenging endeavors to fruition.”
Plotkin joined SPT from All In Media, a production company he founded that specializes in packaging intellectual property and developing original ideas. Previously, he was head of television at New Regency Productions and director of development at Syfy. He has also held principal production positions at CCTV, Class IV Productions and Warner Bros. Television.