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Off the Fence adds new head of acquisitions

International documentary producer and distributor Off The Fence (OTF) has announced the appointment of Georgina Eyre as head of acquisitions.
June 17, 2010

International documentary producer and distributor Off The Fence (OTF) has announced the appointment of Georgina Eyre as head of acquisitions. Eyre joins OTF in June from Target Entertainment where she was acquisitions manager for factual and entertainment programming. Prior to this appointment Eyre has worked for OTF in acquisitions and business affairs, the rights consultancy business TVIP, the BBC’s Natural History Unit as well as The BBC Commercial Agency. In her new role at OTF, Eyre will work with its global team to further expand the company’s catalog. ‘Georgina brings a wealth of experience as well as a love for factual programs which we all share,’ says Bo Stehmeier, director of sales for OTF about her appointment. ‘She will be a great asset to the future of the company at this exciting time of growth and development.’ Eyre will be based in London.

About The Author
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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