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Off the Fence gets Nat Geo TV’s Luck

Producer-distributor Off the Fence has hired National Geographic Television exec Geoffrey Luck (pictured) to serve as executive producer.
September 3, 2014

Producer-distributor Off the Fence (OTF) has hired National Geographic Television exec Geoffrey Luck (pictured) to serve as executive producer.

Luck, who will report to OTF founder and CEO Ellen Windemuth, has produced, directed, shot and edited more than 100 programs. His work has appeared on PBS, Discovery, Showtime and the Sundance Channel, and includes TV series Maneater ManhuntHunter & Hunted and Taboo.

He also exec produced the TV series The Incredible Dr. Pol and Monster Fish for Nat Geo Wild. He will be based in Amsterdam, but will mainly be shooting in Africa.

In a statement, Windemuth said: “We pride ourselves on hiring the very best producers in the world and Geoff has proven himself to be one of the best. His breadth of knowledge, expertise and experience will make him a great asset to the company, particularly as we continue to expand our global footprint and create content with international appeal.”

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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