Dutch independentdistributor A-Film has plans to open a new office in Antwerp. The A-Film catalogue, including 1800 titles, willbe expanded to the Belgium market. General director Pim Hermeling appointed AnnSchepens as booker for theatrical sales.

The first theatricalreleases include Mel Gibson's Apocalypto,Roger Michell's Venus, MichelGondry's Be Kind Rewind and PeterDuncan's Unfinished Sky. A-Film iscontinuing its close cooperation on acquisition with Cineart.

Thenew Belgium office opens Nov 1.