US and UK distribution deals for Scottish movie

A SCOTTISH feature film has secured itself a cinema release deal in the UK and a DVD distribution contract for the USA.

Following a healthy run at festivals and fantasy conventions around the world, the comedy, GAMERZ, is poised for big screen screening early next year.

It is written and directed by Robbie Fraser and produced by Paul Gavin and Pure Magic Films. It was financed by Scottish Screen and stv, and is represented by sales agents, Jinga Films.

The movie will be coming to Cineworld cinemas in Scotland on February 22, in association with distributor, Guerilla Films who will also be releasing it on DVD and is handling TV sales in the UK and Ireland.

In the USA, GAMERZ has been released on DVD through Terra Entertainment via major outlets, including Blockbuster, Netflix and Best Buy, where it is reported to be selling well.

Says Fraser: “We’ve been looking forward to this for a while. And let’s face it, where else are you going to be able to wear your rubber elf ears in February?”