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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
Daniele Alcinii is a news editor at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joined the RS team in 2015 with experience in journalism following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and with communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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