Paris-basedFunny Balloons has taken on international sales for Edo Bertoglio's documentaryFace Addict whichwas produced by Venice Film Festival director Marco Mueller's Downtown Picturesand Switzerland's Amka Films in association with Swiss Television and the USA'sMako Productions.

Focusing onthe past and present lives of New York's downtown scene from the late '70s andearly '80s, Face Addict received its world premiere at this month's Locarno Film Festival whereit was shown "out of competition" in the International Competition.