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OTF gets Iron Curtain wildlife series commission

Off the Fence Productions(OTF) has announced it has gained a commission from ZDF/Arte for a five-hour wildlife series exploring the former Iron Curtain. Grenzgaenger will follow German wildlife filmmaker Andreas Kieling as he walks the length of the 1400km former East-West German border exploring the wilderness that has remained there, untouched for 20 years. The program will look at Germany's indigenous species which have returned to the land which was once in the shadow of the Berlin Wall. For more information on Grenzgaenger, see the release.
August 26, 2009

Off the Fence Productions(OTF) has announced it has gained a commission from ZDF/Arte for a five-hour wildlife series exploring the former Iron Curtain. Grenzgaenger will follow German wildlife filmmaker Andreas Kieling as he walks the length of the 1400km former East-West German border exploring the wilderness that has remained there, untouched for 20 years. The program will look at Germany’s indigenous species which have returned to the land which was once in the shadow of the Berlin Wall. For more information on Grenzgaenger, see the release.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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