As United Talent Agency’s newest agent, Chris Buchanan has been tapped to help put more of the agency’s growing client roster into the international and indie pic marketplaces, UTA exex said Monday.

Buchanan, who until recentlywas director of acquisitions at Columbia TriStar Home Video, said he will mainly draw on his foreign sources to put UTA on the overseas map and make it a player with indie producers.

“I’m here to facilitate contacts for UTA with international sales companies and independent distributors,” Buchanan explained.

“And when they need someone to cover the Miramaxes or the New Lines, I’m the one to make that happen.”

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