Verve Pictures and Dogwoof Pictures have joined the UK 's Film Distributors' Association (FDA).

The FDA now has a membership of 20 companies, including 14 independent distributors.

Verve's forthcoming releases include Charlie Bartlett, while Dogwoof's future releases include Ecoute Le Temps.

Mark Batey, the FDA's chief executive, said: 'In recent years, both Verve and Dogwoof have established themselves successfully in a crowded market place through innovative marketing and careful distribution of a wide range of specialised films. We are really delighted that they are joining FDA and look forward to their expert contributions to industry matters.'