Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected


Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content


Netflix awards $1 million for plan to improve movie recommendation system

Posted on

Netflix awarded $1 million dollars to a team of engineers, researchers and a scientist who came up with a plan to improve the company’s movie recommendation system by 10%. The winners, BellKor’s Pragmatic Chaos, beat out thousands of competitors in the Netflix contest, which the company first announced three years ago.