Filmmakers like Judd Apatow (Knocked Up) and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse‘s Peter Ramsey are not fans of Netflix’s plan to test drive various playback speeds for subscribers.
Last week, we learned that Netflix was actively testing various playback speeds that would allow subscribers to speed up or slow down content on their smartphones — that would let them binge shows and movies faster or slower than the standard playback speed. (SMDH). Users weren’t the only ones rightfully questioning that idea of the streamer streaming content at a different rate than its creators intended — filmmakers like Judd Apatow and Peter Ramsey took to social media recently to voice their concern and displeasure.
Apatow, the co-creator of Netflix’s Love series, slammed the feature, tweeting “No @Netflix no. Don’t make me have to call every director and show creator on Earth to fight you on this. Save me the time. I will win but it will take a ton of time. Don’t fuck with our timing. We give you nice things. Leave them as they were intended to be seen.” He added:
Source: No Film School