Former BBC exec boards Nutopia as EP

London-headquartered Nutopia has hired former BBC Productions exec Dominic Crossley-Holland (pictured) as executive producer.
January 12, 2016

London-headquartered Nutopia has hired former BBC Productions exec Dominic Crossley-Holland as executive producer.

As head of history and business programming for BBC Productions, he oversaw programs such as Inside Facebook, Down the Grand Canyon and BP: 30bn Dollar Blowout and served as executive producer on The Conspiracy Files, The Love of Money, Digital Emmy, Jeremy Clarkson’s PQ17: An Arctic Convoy Disaster and The Virtual Revolution.

Prior to that, Crossley-Holland was controller of current affairs, religion and arts for UK network ITV.

Nutopia, which is led by CEO Jane Root, is producing the event series One Strange Rock for National Geographic Channel with Darren Aronofsky’s Protozoa Pictures, along with the 10-part Civilisations revival for BBC2 and PBS.

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