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Off the Fence announces over 500 hours of sales

Off The Fence has sold over 500 hours to broadcasters in Africa, in deals brokered by Gerbrig Blanksma, sales executive at OTF. Wananchi Programming Ltd. bought over 370 hours, for its new Zuku Afrika nad Zuku Life channels launching this month in East Africa. Some of the titles include The Locator, Amazing Wedding Cakes, Magnificent Obsessionsand Equator. Namibia Broadcasting Corporation has bought 50 hours of programming, including Extinction SucksMan Made Marvels series one and Sharkville. South African broadcaster On Digital Media picked up 39 hours in a deal for TOP TV, including Magnificent Obsessions and Reservations Required, while Autentic has bought 43 hours of history and adventure programming for the Explore and History channel.
October 6, 2010

Off The Fence has sold over 500 hours to broadcasters in Africa, in deals brokered by Gerbrig Blanksma, sales executive at OTF. Wananchi Programming Ltd. bought over 370 hours, for its new Zuku Afrika and Zuku Life channels launching this month in East Africa. Some of the titles include The Locator, Amazing Wedding Cakes, Magnificent Obsessionsand Equator. Namibia Broadcasting Corporation has bought 50 hours of programming, including Extinction SucksMan Made Marvels series one and Sharkville. South African broadcaster On Digital Media picked up 39 hours in a deal for TOP TV, including Magnificent Obsessions and Reservations Required, while Autentic has bought 43 hours of history and adventure programming for the Explore and History channel.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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