Continuing the Fox feverthat has swept through the EFM, Japan's Shochiku has sealed several deals on itslive-action Helen The Baby Foxincluding a sale to France's Metropolitan.

Directed by Keita Kouno andstarring Takao Osawa and Yasuko Matsuyuki alongside the eponymous fox, the filmhas also been sold to Korea's IMX Inc, Taiwan's Long Shong, Hong Kong's Golden Scene, Thailand's J-Bics Film and Festive Films for Singapore.

Wild Bunch's The Fox & The Child has also beenwhipping up interest in the market, particularly among Asian buyers as animalfilms racked up big box office across the region last year.