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Red Envelope Entertainment

Red Envelope Entertainment (originally Netflix First) was a film production and distribution arm of Netflix, designed to generate content for Netflix's DVD-by-mail service. The company produced and/or distributed over 100 films, before ultimately being closed in 2008.[1]

In 2012, Netflix returned to producing original content, starting with the series Lilyhammer.

Films distributedEdit


  1. ^ "Wired 14.09: Tech Biz: Netflix becomes an exclusive distributor of indie flicks". January 4, 2009.
  2. ^ Kay, Jeremy (July 23, 2008). "Netflix closes down Red Envelope Entertainment".
  3. ^ "Spotlight: Will Netflix's Red Envelope Entertainment be Sundance 2.0?". Digital Media Wire. January 25, 2007. Archived from the original on 2008-10-13.