All Oxford Scientific Films articles – Page 7

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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 ...

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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 .

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    PROGRAMMING - DISCOVERY ON TRACK.

    2003-08-01T15:34:46Z

    Discovery Europe has ordered another series fronted by former Fast Show comic actor Mark Williams. The

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    Discovery on track

    2003-07-31T08:30:00Z

    Discovery Europe has ordered another series fronted by former Fast Show comic actor Mark Williams. The 10 x 30-minute series, On the Rails , from Oxford Scientific Films Productions, will chart the history of rail travel to tie in with ...

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    PROGRAMMING - OSF TO STUDY KILLER INSECTS FOR NAT GEO.

    2003-05-08T16:07:06Z

    National Geographic Channels International vice-president of production Brian Smith has commissioned Oxford Scientific Films to produce

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    OSF to study killer insects for Nat Geo

    2003-05-08T08:30:00Z

    National Geographic Channels International vice-president of production Brian Smith has commissioned Oxford Scientific Films to produce a 3 x 60-minute series studying the preying instincts of insects. Set to be aired as part of a longer Nat Geo series, Built for the Kill , later ...

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    BBC WILDLIFE AWARDS.

    2002-10-18T13:07:33Z

    The BBC scooped six gongs, including three for The Blue Planet, at this year's international Wildscreen

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    BBC wildlife awards

    2002-10-16T16:58:04Z

    The BBC scooped six gongs, including three for The Blue Planet , at this year's international Wildscreen Panda Awards, which recognises excellence in natural history production. British companies took 10 out of the 17 categories, confirming their leading reputation in the genre. ...

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    OSF SENDS FAST SHOW'S WILLIAMS OUT ON BOAT.

    2002-08-08T16:52:00Z

    Fast Show star Mark Williams is set to front a new history and science series by

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    OSF sends Fast Show's Williams out on boat

    2002-08-07T15:52:49Z

    Fast Show star Mark Williams is set to front a new history and science series by Oxford Scientific Films (OSF) for the Discovery Channel. Where There's Muck , a 10 x 30-minute series, will look at the industrial revolution and ...

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    Oxford wins order for low budget series.

    2002-05-31T08:54:18Z

    Oxford Scientific Films (OSF), a subsidiary of producer/distributor Southern Star, has secured its first major order since moving into high-volume, low-budget programming with a 6 x 30-minute series for the National Geographic Channel (NGC), writes Leigh

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    Strickson in at Oxford

    2001-11-09T09:57:00Z

    Oxford Scientific Films appoints former United Wildlife producer Mark Strickson as head of natural history programming

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    OSF hires natural history chief

    2001-11-09T00:00:00Z

    Oxford Scientific Films (OSF) has appointed former United Wildlife producer Mark Strickson as head of programming for its natural history unit, writes Steve Aston.

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    A new spin for an old genre

    2001-10-05T17:01:00Z

    As the factual genre fragments into different styles and sub-genres, finding innovative ways to investigate traditional themes incorporating human interest is important, but strong narrative remains the key across the board.

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    Aussie Star fills new factual role

    2001-09-21T00:00:00Z

    Australian producer/distributor Southern Star has consolidated its factual programming arm and promoted Simon Willock to a new role as global head of factual, writes Simon Ellery. Willock, who was formerly Southern Star

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    Southern Star signs two-year deal with RAI

    2001-04-13T00:00:00Z

    Southern Star Wild & Real has announced a two-year factual output deal with Italian broadcaster RAI 3, writes Steve Aston. The arrangement will see the company provide a minimum of 20 hours

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    MORRIS MOVES TO SOUTHERN STAR CIRCLE.

    2001-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Susan Morris has been appointed head of business affairs for Southern Star Circle and its wholly owned natural history subsidiary Oxford Scientific Films. She was previously head of business affairs at