JonathanCaouette's Tarnation, which isscreening in Directors' Fortnight, has emerged as one of the buzz titles ofthis year's festival. The film, handled by Wellspring Media, has been licensedby Optimum for the UK and Dendy for Australia.

Tarnation, exec-produced by Gus VanSant and John Cameron Mitchell, received rave reviews in Sundance earlier thisyear, and was made on Apple's I-Movie programme for a total budget of $218.32.Wellspring will be giving the film a platform release in the US in October.