Tartan USA has named AndrewSchreiber president of Tartan Video USA, a division of the new US distributorset up by Hamish McAlpine of Tartan Films in the UK.

Schreiber joins Tartan afterten years at Playboy Video where he was vice president, international sales,and a stint running his own consultancy Forward Marketing.

The home entertainmentdivision is set to launch in autumn 2004.

Tartan has already acquiredten films for its US operation including OldBoy which is in competition and Eui-Suk Kim's Sword In The Moon which is in Un Certain Regard.

Other titles bought so farare Carlos Reygadas' Japon, Ji-woonKim's Tale Of Two Sisters, Byeong-kiAhn's Phone, Chow lok Yuen's The Park, Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Doppleganger and Tae-Yong Kim andKyu-Dong Kim's Memento Mori.

Previously announced were Nine Songs, Anatomy Of Hell and Sympathy For Mr Vengeance.