Arclight hasstarted selling international rights to the feature film version of hit BBCchildren's television show, Tweenies.

The $15m familycomedy starts shooting in the UK this September for release summer 2005. It is being co-produced by Tell Tale Films,Spice Factory and UK tax fund Movision, which will also co-finance.

The film has beenwritten by Tweenies co-creators Will Brenton and Iain Lauchlan and isbeing directed by Brenton.

The TV show hasgenerated sales of over $700m worldwide.