Sandy Mandelberger, head of the marketing and promotion outlet International Media Resources, has launched a new distribution arm International Film Weeks, focused on international films for specialty theatrical, television and video/dvd release in the United States.

Among the first all-rights deals for the US market are Chop Chop from Trust Film Sales, the award-winning Danish drama A Place Nearby from Nordisk Film International and the Finnish black comedy The Classic from NonStop Sales.