International production and distribution company Off The Fence (OTF) has unveiled Andrew Zikking as creative director of its Bristol-based production division OTF Productions.
Zikking, founder of Favourite Films, has 15 years experience in the TV industry, working with broadcasters including BBC, ITV, and Sky. Over the years, he has built up a strong relationship with OTF, overseeing 50 hours of factual programming for the company including three series of Stan Lee’s Superhumans, Megafactories, Wildest Arctic and Freaks Of Nature.
As creative director, Zikking will develop a new strategy for growth in OTFP’s existing areas of expertise as well as branching out into new ones.
Commenting, he said: “It’s a privilege to become part of the team, to continue the focus on quality programming, with an eye on the future. OTFP is brimming with talent and experience and its reputation across genres, markets and platforms positions it well for growth.”
OTFP managing director Alison Bean added: “During the last few years OTF Productions has undergone significant growth and as such is in need of a talented visionary such as Andrew to help crystallise our brand and promote our growth whilst maintaining the values we have worked so hard to achieve”.