Diffusion struckthe deal with US-based Goodbye Cruel Releasing and FilmFour/Channel4 International at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, where Mutual Appreciation is playing.
The films havealso been sold to New Star in
"We are delightedto be launching our slate by backing such a refreshing, new talent as Andrew Bujalski," said Jono Stevens ofDiffusion. "These two films show why he is regarded as one of the mostexciting, original voices in
Mutual Appreciation, about an aspiring musician hanging out with friendsin
London-based Diffusionsaid it plans to release five to six films per year theatrically. In addition,the company plans to launch a production fund to executive produce selecttitles.