Morris Ruskin's ShorelineEntertainment has picked up BV Entertainment's horror comedy The HalfwayHouse for representation at AFM.

The picture is the first to beproduced under BV's Fright Film Factory label and was released on DVD in NorthAmerica earlier this year.

"Taking this film to the AFMand other worldwide markets is the beginning of what I hope to be a long-termrelationship," BV chief Kenneth J Hall said.

"We are already discussingfuture projects which they will be involved in both the domestic and foreigndistribution."

The Halfway House satirises several genres ranging from drive-in cinema towomen-in-prison films to slasher pictures.

Hall created the Puppet Master series and set up BV after working in Hollywood for morethan 20 years.