Distributor and producer Off The Fence has sold more than 200 hours of content to broadcasters across Asia.
In South Korea, KBS picked up 15 hours including Life Stories (six x 60-minutes), Wildest Arctic (four x 60-minutes), End of the Big Cats (three x 60-minutes), Plastic: The Real Sea Monster (one x 60-minutes) and In My Lifetime: The Nuclear Project (one x 60-minutes).
Meanwhile, Nine Planners acquired 70 hours of content, including Cosmic Vistas I and II (six x 30-minutes), Aerial America (25 x 60-minutes), Mario’s Greenhouse (eight x 60-minutes), Nature Today (26 x 30-minutes), Three Peaks Three Weeks: For The People of Africa (one x one-hour), The Lost Wave (one x one-hour), Kayaking (six x one-hour), Running to America (one x one-hour), Deep Wreck Mysteries (five x 50-minutes), and Future Earth: Journey to the End of the World (one x 50-minutes).
Chinese state broadcaster CCTV picked up 27 hours of science, wildlife and lifestyle programming, including the series Life Stories (four x one-hour), Under the Spell of Horses (three x one-hour), Smalltalk Diaries (10 x 15-minutes), and Inside Extraordinary Humans (four x one-hour).
CCTV also acquired the one-offs Spiderman Tech (one x one-hour, pictured above), Unbelievable Flying Objects (one x one-hour) , Elefamilia (one x one-hour), Grizzly (one x one-hour), Lions of Crocodile River (one x one-hour) and Weapons of Mass Disruption (one x one-hour).
Indian networks acquired 32 hours of programming. DCI India picked up Life Stories (six x 60-minutes) and Fit for the Wild (13 x 30-minutes), while NDTV India picked season one of Charly’s Cake Angels (13 x 30-minutes).
Mediacorp Singapore Most Extreme (10 x 60-minutes), Gardens by the Bay (one x 60-minutes), Lions and Giants (one x 60-minutes) and Icy Killers (one x 60-minutes).
In Japan, NHK bought Incredible Flying Cars (one x 60-minutes), NTV picked up Unlikely Animal Friends (one x 60-minutes) and BS11 acquired Saving Otter 501 (one x one-hour).
Brunei’s RTB picked up science one-off docs Spiderman Tech and In My Lifetime: The Nuclear Project.
Finally, pan-Asian networks National Geographic Channels International acquired Street Food II (13 x 30-minutes), LITV bought Charly’s Cake Angels II (13 x 30-minutes) as well as the VOD rights to Duet (13 x 30-minutes).
Off The Fence’s sales manager Gerbrig Blanksma brokered most of the deals. Acquisitions and sales exec Natalie Holden handled the Japanese deals.