TITLE

U.K. indie Tartan enters U.S. distrib'n

AUTHOR(S)
Dawtrey, Adam
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;2/25/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 43, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plans of Tartan Films to launch its U.S. theatrical and video distribution arm, Tartan USA. Establishment of a U.S. video operation being conducted by company owner Hamish McAlpine and video veteran Alan Partington.
ACCESSION #
12409365

 

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