Morris Ruskin's Shoreline Entertainment is reporting a strong market and has signed a five-picture deal with Gaga Communications for Japan and South Korea.

The package includes zombie action film Automaton Transfusion, which Shoreline acquired from William Morris for international distribution and Dimension Films will release in the US.

Writer-director Steven C Miller conceived the story of US military reanimation experiments as the first in a trilogy

Sam Eigen and Brian Sweet negotiated the deal on behalf of Shoreline with Nichiho Marumo, Takahiro Niitsuma and Tatsuro Hori for Gaga.