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Off the Fence enters into distrib deal with Nordic United, copro deal with Wind Dancer Films

Off the Fence has entered a distribution partnership with Scandinavian producers Nordic United to launch its four HD titles at MIPTV. Deep Wreck Mysteries is a five-part 52-minute series following underwater detectives, Linnaeus Expedition is a doc focusing on Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus, Golfing with Animals is a 58-minute doc about the animals living on a golf course, and Cuba Colonel is a doc about the Cuban Missile Crisis. Off the Fence has also entered into a coproduction deal with Wind Dancer Films and Africa HD for the series Wildest Africa. The HD 13 x one-hour series is a journey across Africa's natural wonders and also explores the continent's diverse ecosystems. Richard Kirby is directing and is cinematographer of the series. The first four episodes of the series have been partially co-funded by UKTV's Eden, Oasis HD, ZDF, Arte and ZDF Enterprises. OTF will be taking the series to MIPTV and distributing the series to markets worldwide.
April 13, 2010

Off the Fence has entered a distribution partnership with Scandinavian producers Nordic United to launch its four HD titles at MIPTV. Deep Wreck Mysteries is a five-part 52-minute series following underwater detectives, Linnaeus Expedition is a doc focusing on Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus, Golfing with Animals is a 58-minute doc about the animals living on a golf course, and Cuba Colonel is a doc about the Cuban Missile Crisis. Off the Fence has also entered into a coproduction deal with Wind Dancer Films and Africa HD for the series Wildest Africa. The HD 13 x one-hour series is a journey across Africa’s natural wonders and also explores the continent’s diverse ecosystems. Richard Kirby is directing and is cinematographer of the series. The first four episodes of the series have been partially co-funded by UKTV’s Eden, Oasis HD, ZDF, Arte and ZDF Enterprises. OTF will be taking the series to MIPTV and distributing the series to markets worldwide.

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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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