Ludo manages the Sales, Marketing, Business Affairs and Acquisitions departments. He is responsible for linear and VOD content sales, channel carriage deals, and production-financing globally, with direct focus on USA. Before joining Off the Fence, in March 2011, Ludo spent 5 years in London, where he worked in communications, international programme sales and social responsibility for MTV Networks International (Now Viacom Media Networks International). A French-native, he graduated from the European Business School in Lyon (France) with a master's degree in international business development. Ludo speaks French, English and has a good understanding of German.
Anouk looks after sales to Africa, Australia, New Zealand and German speaking Europe. Before joining Off the Fence in 2013, Anouk worked for international sales agent Fortissimo Films and the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Anouk graduated with a Master's degree in Art Policy & Management from Utrecht University (The Netherlands) and also studied at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Anouk also holds a second Master's degree from Erasmus University in Rotterdam in Media and Journalism. Anouk speaks Dutch, English, and German.
Rebeca looks after Italy, Iberia, Latin America, US Hispanic and UK & EIRE. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Audiovisual Communications Studies at the University Complutense of Madrid and holds a Master's degree in Television, Film and New Media Studies from the University Paris 1 Sorbonne, and a Master's degree in International Management from King's College London.
Rebeca has a cross-functional experience in media and has worked in press, radio, TV and multimedia content production. Before moving to Amsterdam, she worked in sales for Zodiak Rights and Pilot Productions.
She has lived in Spain, France, the United States and the United Kingdom and is fluent in Spanish, French and English.
Antoine looks after sales to the French-speaking World, Canada, India & the Transportation business. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in International Business Management from the ESPEME International Business School (EDHEC Group) in Lille (France) and then joined Off the Fence in 2010, following an internship in the Amsterdam headquarters. Antoine speaks French, English and has a good understanding of Spanish.
Gem looks after sales to Pan Asia and South East Asia including Hong Kong. She graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Media & Culture from the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands) with a specialization in Film & Visual Culture. Prior to joining Off the Fence, Gem volunteered at a music & media center in Amsterdam sparking her love for the industry. Gem speaks Dutch, English, and Tagalog.
Cornelia looks after sales to Russia & CIS, the Baltics, the MENA region, Israel, Greece, Turkey, Malta, Cyprus and Scandinavia. Cornelia graduated from the Utrecht University (The Netherlands) with a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Information Science and also holds a Master's degree in Media & Business from the Erasmus University in Rotterdam (The Netherlands). Cornelia joined Off The Fence in 2014 and speaks, German, English, and Dutch and has a good understanding of French and Spanish.
Monica looks after sales to Eastern Europe, and is also responsible for licensing Educational, Institutional and Footage rights. She also works alongside Ludo with sales to the USA. A Romanian native, Monica graduated with a Master's degree in Entrepreneurship and Management in the Creative Industries from the University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Following her studies, Monica joined the Off the Fence sales team in early 2015.
Jia is responsible for sales to and co-financing with China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea. She studied life sciences in China, Japan, and the Netherlands, as well as visual arts at the Rietveld Art Academy, Amsterdam (The Netherlands). Alongside her work with Off the Fence, Jia is also a critically-acclaimed producer and the founder of MUYI FILM and SILK ROAD FILM SALON, where she works with European and Asian producers/directors and focuses on film productions with intercultural themes and international potential. Jia speaks fluently Chinese, Japanese, English, and Dutch.
Fay works alongside Ludo Dufour for sales to the USA and PAN Global and also supports and assists all Co-Production deals. After a research Bachelor in Biology from the Free University of Amsterdam, Fay graduated with a Master’s degree in Science Communication and Society from the University of Leiden. Fay joined Off the Fence in September 2015, speaks English, Dutch and has a good understanding of German.
Celine Beekman - Legal & Business Affairs Executive
Celine Beekman - Legal & Business Affairs Executive
Celine is responsible for sales to Benelux and also works in Business Affairs where her key responsibilities include drafting, reviewing and negotiating the distribution and sales license agreements between Off the Fence, broadcasters, and production companies worldwide. Céline previously worked as a legal counsel at ‘Stichting het Contractenbureau’ where she represented screenwriters of movies, series & theater and carried responsibility for the deal negotiations followed by drafting and/or reviewing the pertaining agreements. studied law at the VU University in Amsterdam and the University of Texas at Austin, USA and holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Dutch Civil Law. She is a native Dutch speaker and she is fluent in English.
Ashleigh works alongside Anouk van Dijk for sales to Australia and New Zealand, Africa and German speaking Europe. Ashleigh studied at Macquarie University (Sydney) and the University of Vienna and graduated with a Double Bachelor’s Degree in Arts-Psychology and Laws (Honours). She completed her Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice with the College of Law NSW before her admission as an Australian Solicitor in 2013. Before joining Off the Fence in 2018, Ashleigh worked in the Legal Affairs Department of Universal Studios International and for Free TV Australia as a Compliance Lawyer. Ashleigh speaks English and has a good understanding of Dutch.
Carolina works alongside Rebeca Fernandez for sales to Italy, Iberia, Latin America, US Hispanic and UK & EIRE. In Brazil, she graduated with a Business Management major and Marketing minor from Nove de Julho University and also has an MBA in Strategic Management. Carolina lived in the United States and Portugal, where she specialised in Sales & People Management. She is a native Portuguese speaker, fluent in English and have a good understanding in Spanish.