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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
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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