David Oppenheim

David Oppenheim

Affiliated Program

Enterprising Culture


David Oppenheim is a producer at the National Film Board of Canada’s Toronto Studio where his recent credits include Draw Me Close (Tribeca 2017, Venice Film Festival 2017), an immersive theatre production made in collaboration with the National Theatre (UK) and the Webby award-winning Universe Within, the final chapter of the NFB's HIGHRISE project. Recent film credits include Randall Okita's short documentary Moving Through Music and Brett Story's World in a City, part of the global Big Cities short-documentary project. He is currently producing a number of documentary film, interactive, and immersive projects including the studio’s creative non­fiction VR lab in partnership with the National Theatre, and the interactive documentary The Space We Hold (Sheffield Doc/Fest, FoST), a companion to the NFB feature documentary, The Apology.

David is also a documentarian and interactive media-maker with diverse industry experience. Before producing with the NFB, he was Head of Documentary Development and Interactive Producer at Kensington, where he worked on projects such as the Scopify mobile app and City Sonic, which premiered at TIFF and launched on mobile, the web, television, and at Toronto's Nuit Blanche. He has produced and directed for Discovery Health, CBC Newsworld, and TVOntario.

He is a past resident at the Canadian Film Centre's Media Lab.