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Apple hires ex-BBC Oppenheimer

July 4, 2018

Apple has hired former BBC Films chief Joe Oppenheimer. He is joining the company as a creative executive on the international creative development team based in London, reporting to Jay Hunt, creative director, Europe, the former Channel programming boss who joined in January.

Oppenheimer will work with Hunt to source programming internationally.

Oppenheimer was most recently Acting Head of BBC Films, having spent 19 years at the Corporation. He was an executive producer on Palme d’Or winner I, Daniel Blake, as well as Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, and Louis Theroux’s My Scientology.

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