Sylwia Szostak is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural and Media Studies at the SWPS University in Warsaw, Poland. She completed her PhD at the University of Nottingham and later worked on the Screening Socialism project at the University of Loughborough, which investigated the role of television in everyday life under socialism. Her work has been published in The European Journal of Cultural Studies, The Journal of Popular Television, and Critical Studies in Television. She is also a journalist and a television critic, and works closely with local TV practitioners. She is currently investigating the impact of Netflix on the local industry in Poland and how it changes local production culture. Huge fan of Polish TV dramas.