Altitude to distribute Ketchup titles across UK home ent, pay TV and free TV windows.

Ketchup Entertainment has formed a distribution partnership with UK sales and distribution outfit Altitude Film Entertainment, which will see the latter distribute Ketchup titles across home ent, pay TV and free TV in the UK.

The deal was negotiated by Gareth West and Stephen Stanley, head of acquisitions, on behalf of Ketchup and by Will Clarke and Andy Mayson on behalf of Altitude Film Entertainment. 

The first two releases under the new deal includes David Hayter’s Wolves, starring Lucas Till and Jason Momoa and the comedy spoof Superfast from directors Aaron Seltzer and Jason Friedberg.

Ketchup Entertainment CEO Gareth West stated: “Extending our distribution to the UK marketplace is an exciting next step for Ketchup, and we feel that the experience and expertise that the Altitude team offers puts in a great positions us well to extend our US success in the UK.” 

Will Clarke, chairman and joint CEO of Altitude Film Entertainment said: “Ketchup Entertainment has a great eye for breakout films and this deal will allow Altitude to bring additional quality entertainment to the UK marketplace.”

Ketchup launched a US film distribution division in May of 2012. Acquisitions have included The Love Punch, Vehicle 19 and Wolves.