Phil Oppenheim is the Chief Content Officer for Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment. In his role, Oppenheim leads all facets of content strategy across physical and streaming brands, including Redbox and Crackle, helping to grow revenue and profits.
Oppenheim was previously Senior Vice President of program scheduling at MGM’s Epix Networks. He led the programming team and successfully stewarded Epix’s linear and SVOD premium linear services and their streaming extensions under the Epix banner. Oppenheim was also responsible for the streaming content for ScreenPix’s suite of ad-free channels and Epix Now. Before Epix, he was Chief Curator and Pop Culture Officer, and Senior Vice President, Programming for Lionsgate, where he led the content launch of Comic-Con HQ, a multi-platform SVOD service, and Kevin Hart’s LOL AVOD service. Before Lionsgate, Oppenheim spent several decades at Turner Broadcasting in ascending roles, beginning his career driving the launch of TCM, and ultimately ending as Senior Vice President, Programming for TNT and TBS, overseeing content strategy, linear programming, and scheduling, as well as the digital content team responsible for streaming and Video on Demand (VOD).