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Off the Fence sells packages into Brazil, Russia

Anglo-Dutch producer-distributor Off the Fence (OTF) has recently sold over 160 hours of programming, including titles such as Unlikely Animal Friends (pictured), Deep Wreck Mysteries and China's Ghost Army.
November 3, 2011

Anglo-Dutch producer-distributor Off the Fence (OTF) has recently sold over 160 hours of programming, including titles such as Unlikely Animal Friends (pictured), Deep Wreck Mysteries and China’s Ghost Army.

Brazil’s Globosat acquired two package deals, the first consisting of 100 hours of HD travel, adventure and extreme sports content, including Focused (44 x 30 minutes), Nomads (43 x 60 minutes) and Kayaking (6 x 60 minutes).

Globosat’s other package of titles includes 40 hours of HD wildlife programming, including the one-hour titles Last Lion of Liuwa, Last Trimate and Unlikely Animal Friends.

Meanwhile in Spain, history channel Historia bought a 12-hour package, including Deep Wreck Mysteries (5 x 60 minutes),which explores thousands of vessels that lie wrecked off the British and Irish shores, and Asia’s Monarchies (5 x 60 minutes).

In Russia, TV Kultura acquired nine hours of natural history and history programming, including titles Life Force (6 x 60 minutes), China’s Ghost Army (1 x 60 minutes) and China’s Lost Pyramid (1 x 60 minutes), while Canada’s Télé-Québec picked up Wild and Woolly – An Elephant and his Sheep (1 x 60 minutes), Grizzly (1 x 60 minutes) and Mega Structure – Singapore’s Vegas (1 x 60 minutes).

Lastly, Discovery Familia in Latin America has acquired the first series of The Locator (1 x 30 minutes) for its U.S. Spanish-speaking feed.

The deals were brokered by Alexa Dubard, senior sales executive at OTF.

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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