Hot New Zealand horrorcomedy Black Sheep has stirred upa bidding frenzy in several territories including Germany, where rightshave gone to Ascot Elite. Kathleen Drumm and James Thompson of NZFilm negotiated the deal with Stephan Giger for Ascot Elite.

Jonathan King wrote anddirected the story of a reckless genetic experiment that transformsinnocent sheep into a pack of bloodthirsty killers. Nobel Entertainment hasbought Scandinavian rights, Manga for Spain, and Dutch Film Works for Benelux.

NZ Film has received threeoffers for France and as previously announced Icon will release in the UK,Australia and New Zealand and The Weinstein Company and IFC Entertainmenthave jointly acquired North American rights.