What you need to know
- Apple's head of film marketing strategy has resigned.
- JP Richards served as the company's film marketing chief for a year and a half.
- It is currently unclear who will take over the role from Richards.
Apple TV+ is losing one of its key executives.
As reported by Variety, JP Richards, the head of film marketing strategy for the streaming service, has resigned. According to "sources familiar with the tech giant," Richards told his team that he was leaving on Wednesday morning and is rumored to be pursuing other opportunities. It is currently unknown who will take over the position.
During his time at the company, Apple TV+ released a range of films. One of the most notable was "CODA," which won the award for Best Picture at this year's Academy Awards. Richard's previous work includes marketing campaigns for "Joker," "The Conjuring," and "Fast and Furious."
There are still plenty of films coming soon on Apple TV+. One is "Luck," a new animated feature film from Skydance Animation that is set to premiere on August 5.
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Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.