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About us 

OSF (Oxford Scientific Films) is a small company with a BIG reputation.  Founded in 1968 it is the oldest independent production company in the UK and also one of the most respected, having delivered hit after hit to the International market. The company is particularly well-known for its high production values and its innovation in both photography AND storytelling. We were credited with “changing the landscape of natural history filmmaking” with our four-season global phenomenon Meerkat Manor which achieved an unprecedented 950% above slot average on its first outing for Animal Planet. 


Oxford Scientific Films is owned by ITV Studios. We produce blue-chip landmark natural history and documentaries for broadcasters all around the world. Our reputation for awe-inspiring cinematography and innovative storytelling has earned us global respect and an enviable collection of awards including Primetime EMMYS, BAFTAs, RTS and Wildscreen Pandas including the coveted Golden Panda.

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