ukraine: holocaust ground zero

This is the story of a bloody chapter in Ukraine’s history – one that continues to cast a long shadow today. It is the story of the beginning of the Holocaust.


game of leopard thrones, a

Filmed over a ten year period, this is an in depth look at the leopard characters who live in Djuma Private Game Reserve, South Africa and their fascinating unfolding story once the Queen is no more.


harley and katya

Two figure skaters with one Olympic dream have a meteoric rise then a shocking fall. Why?


billy and dom eat the world

In true Hobbit style, Billy and Dom will wander on foot, searching the hidden side of cities, hunting down their next adventure, taking recommendations, changing plans as they embark on their quest to Eat the World.


engineering evolved

From here to there - and into the future. Discover the hidden story of transportation tech set to move the world.


human playground

Join world-renowned actor - and a fanatic sportsman himself - Idris Elba as he takes a journey around the globe to discover why we love to play!


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Emmy award winning Harder Than You Think (HTYT) and Off The Fence (OTF) have announced today that OTF has been appointed to find partners for the next four projects from...

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otf's Silverback takes top award at Jackson Wild Media Awards

OTF CEO, Bo Stehmeier sat down with C21Media to highlight the importance of diversity within storytelling and the media industry. Since it launched in Amsterdam in 1994,...

‘Diversity is vital to the future of storytelling.

The international distribution arm of factual content specialist Off The Fence (OTF) has pre-sold The Future From Above (4 x 60 mins) to TF1-owned French nature...

Off the Fence presales Future from Above to USHUAïA TV, along with an...

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