International sales agentArclight Films and Australian distributor Roadshow have signed on to When She Gets There, the debut featurefrom writer-director Richard Gray.

Cassandra McGrath, whosecredits include Wolf Creek, has been lined up to star in the $2.93m (A$4m) film,which is scheduled to start shooting at the end of July.

Gray is producing with MarcGoldenfein and Paul Walton, his partners in Revival Film Company, which was setup about 18 months ago to make features. On board as executive producers areindustry veterans Tim White and Bryce Menzies.

Gray, who is in his mid-20s,graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts film school less than three years ago.He had some success with his 25-minute final year film Yellow Brick Dreams, a romantic comedy, and since graduating hasbeen directing commercials and music videos.

When She Gets There was previously entitled Heidi,which is McGrath's character's name, when it was one of the three finalists forthe first A$1m Project Greenlight Australia feature film competition.

Set in picturesquefarmlands, it traces the chain of events triggered by the death of a youngwoman's estranged father.

Meanwhile, Dendy Filmsannounced today that it will be distributing the underworld crime thriller Solo, the film that was made underProject Greenlight Australia last year with A$1m from pay-TV outfit The MovieNetwork. It will be released in cinemas on July 6.

Writer/director MorganO'Neill's directorial debut stars Colin Friels, Bojana Novakovic, AngieMilliken and Bruce Spence. Sue Seeary was the producer.

The film does not have asales agent. An accompanying television series tracking the production processis also available.