All Oxford Scientific Films articles – Page 6

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    Nat Geographic puts weapons to the test

    2008-01-30T15:21:43Z

    National Geographic Channel UK will examine the science, technology and history of formidable weapons in its search to find the perfect killing instrument.

  • Features

    Hot 100 Producers

    2007-12-19T10:12:17Z

    From compelling dramas to edgy documentaries and fresh entertainment formats, we profile the producers responsible for realising the brightest ideas on British TV.

  • Features

    Hot 100 Producers

    2007-12-19T10:12:17Z

    From compelling dramas to edgy documentaries and fresh entertainment formats, we profile the producers responsible for realising the brightest ideas on British TV.

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    Southern Star bags rights to Little Devil

    2006-06-29T08:30:00Z

    Australian company Southern Star International has taken the worldwide rights to new ITV comedy/drama Little Devil, as it looks to build a distribution relationship with the show's producer, Talkback Thames.

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    Five to air docu-soap about lemur families

    2006-06-15T08:30:00Z

    Five and Animal Planet UK are following up the hit franchise Meerkat Manorwith a new animal soap opera exploring the lives of lemurs in Madagascar.

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    Oxford Scientific to make atom series

    2006-06-08T08:30:00Z

    Southern Star Entertainment-owned indie Oxford Scientific Films is exploring the atom in a new three-part series for BBC4. Presented by physicist Dr Jim Al-Khalili, Atomic will explore the human drama at the heart of what its producers describe as 'the most extraordinary scientific revolution

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    Southern Star in deal with Coastal

    2006-05-25T08:00:00Z

    Southern Star International has secured a first-look distribution rights deal with Robson Green's indie, Coastal Productions.

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    The new markets for content

    2006-04-06T08:00:00Z

    Film and TV archives are increasingly exploiting newtechnology, with fresh markets opening up to those prepared to invest indigitising their collections, upgrading them to HD or selling footage to newplatforms. Adrian

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    Southern Star buys into Darrall Macqueen

    2005-10-10T14:57:52Z

    Australian producer-distributor Southern Star has bought a 75% stake in indie Darrall Macqueen, the producer of BBC2's Smileand interactive children's programming, such as ITV's Play the Game.

  • News

    Animal Planet commissions OSF special

    2005-09-26T17:10:43Z

    US network Animal Planet has commissioned Sydney and London-based Southern Star to produce an hour-long special, Lyndal's $70K Lifeline Challenge.

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    Commissioner's Q & A: Mark Wild

    2005-08-18T08:30:00Z

    The commissioning editor of Animal Planet International gets excited by baby humpback whales, wishes he could steal Springwatch and is on the lookout for something on illegal practices in the animal world.

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    Oxford scientific in Meerkat Manor

    2004-11-04T08:30:00Z

    Indie Oxford Scientific Films (OSF) has been commissioned to make a 'soap opera' based on the life of meerkats in the Kalahari Desert. The 13 x 30-minute Meerkat Manor for Animal Planet International will feature the everyday trials and tribulations of meerkat life, such as births,

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    Animal Planet lines up new shows

    2004-09-30T08:30:00Z

    Animal Planet has commissioned a raft of new series, including two from indie Oxford Scientific Films (OSF). Lyndal's Lifeline sees presenter Lyndal Davies travel to an animal sanctuary with over£5,000 to help the project. OSF will also produce Meerkat Manor , a docu-soap set in Africa,

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    BBC triumphs at Wildlife awards

    2004-04-28T10:26:58Z

    The BBC has landed a hatful of awards at the 27 thInternational Wildlife Film Festival, taking over 20 gongs.

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    Production - Film libraries take stock of roaring trade.

    2003-12-12T16:23:10Z

    Footage libraries have been doing a roaring trade this year. In this special feature, Robert Taffurelli looks at the reasons for the sudden surge in demand.

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    OSF DOC WINS EMMY.

    2003-11-05T10:26:24Z

    Oxford Scientific Films has won an Emmy for best direction for its documentary about insects, Living

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    Sergeant ordered to lead OSF growth.

    2003-11-05T10:25:22Z

    Oxford Scientific Films, the natural history- focused indie, has hired Leopard Films producer Will Sergeant in an ongoing effort to expand its output, writes Gavin Stamp.

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    OSF doc wins Emmy

    2003-10-02T08:30:00Z

    Oxford Scientific Films has won an Emmy for best direction for its documentary about insects, Living with Bugs. The award for best direction, at the 24th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, was given to director Anna Finch and series producer/director David Allen. Living with Bugswas made

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    Discovery signs up celebs for winter season

    2003-09-05T10:41:31Z

    The Discovery Channel has signed up two more celebrities to front shows as part of its winter line-up.

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    Sergeant ordered to lead OSF growth

    2003-09-04T08:30:00Z

    Oxford Scientific Films, the natural history-focused indie, has hired Leopard Films producer Will Sergeant in an ongoing effort to expand its output, writes Gavin Stamp.