FRONTIÈRES MARKET AT FANTASIA

FRONTIÈRES MARKET AT CANNES ANNOUNCES FRIST WAVE OF PROJECTS
 
After February’s Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum in Amsterdam, and the upcoming Frontières Platform in Cannes on Saturday May 12 & Sunday May 13, Frontières returns to the Fantasia International Film Festival for the 10th edition of its co-production market. The market will take place July 19-22 in Montreal.

Frontières is pleased to announce a first wave of projects for this year’s official market selection. Notable project helmers include:  Scythia Films (THE WITCH) from Canada, Fantastic Films (the upcoming SEA FEVER & VIVARIUM) from Ireland and DOR Films (THE DARK) from Austria. Of these projects, the line-up features 50% women directors and Frontières' first project from Ukraine. The full project line-up will be announced in early June. Past Frontières projects include RAW, LES AFFAMÉS, 78/52, TURBO KID, THE RANGER and the upcoming EXTRA ORDINARY, SLAXX and GEORGE A. ROMERO’S ROAD OF THE DEAD.


Frontières at Fantasia: First Wave Projects
 

AZTEC HONEYMOON (Canada)
Director/Writer: Nate Estabrooks
Producers: Michael Leclair & Nate Estabrooks (Space Tigers Inc)

BEDTIME (Spain - Basque)
Director:  Roberto San Sebastiàn
Writers: Guillermo Guerrero,  Roberto San Sebastiàn
Producer: Kevin Iglesias (Platanobolígrafo)

CREATURE HE (Canada)
Director/Writer: Leah Johnston
Producers: Kristy Neville & Matt Code  (Wildling Pictures), Leah Johnston (The World Beneath Productions)

INSIDE (USA/Ireland)
Director: Elise Salomon
Writer: Screenplay by Elise Salomon, Story by Elise Salomon & Sandra Murillo
Producers: Jay Thames (77 Films), Deirdre Levins, John McDonnell, Brendan McCarthy (Fantastic Films)

MEET JIMMY (Netherlands)
Director: David-Jan Bronsgeest
Writer/Producer: Tim Koomen
Presented in partnership with the Imagine Film Festival

MONSTER (UK)
Director/Writer: Laura Smith
Producer: Jenny Walker (FoR Films)

PERMANENT ADDRESS (USA)
Director: Jill Gevargizian
Writer: Eric Stolze
Producers: Morgan Peter Brown & Joe Wicker (FallBack Plan Productions)

SLASH/BACK (Canada)
Director: Nyla Innuksuk
Writers: Nyla Innuksuk & Nate Wilson
Producers: Nyla Innuksuk (Mixtape VR), Daniel Bekerman (Scythia Films), Christopher Yurkovich (Stellar Citizens)

THERESA (Austria)
Director/Writer: Justin P. Lange
Producers:  Danny Krausz, Florian Kruegel (DOR FILM Productions Ltd.)

U ARE THE UNIVERSE (TY KOSMOS) (Ukraine)
Director/Writer: Pavlo Ostrikov
Producers: Vladimir Yatsenko, Aleksandra Kostina (LIMELITE)

Industry Registration is now OPEN (Early bird rate until May 31)
 

This weekend in Cannes, Frontières will also unveil the second edition of the Frontières Platform at the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, a dedicated section of presentations and networking opportunities for the genre community. Events will include a Proof of Concept Presentation of projects in the late finance & packaging stages (Saturday May 12, 10am, Palais K), a Buyers Showcase of recently completed or work-in-progress films (Sunday May 13, 4pm, Palais K). Frontières is also a sponsor of the Fantastic Fanatics Mixer, an invitational networking cocktail organised by the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes in partnership with genre festivals and markets around the world.

FRONTIÈRES is organised by the Fantasia International Film Festival, in partnership with the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes, and is co-funded by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme of the European Union. Frontières 2018 is made possible thanks to our partners: Telefilm Canada, Wallimage, the Netherlands Film Fund, CinemaChile, DigitalCube-Avanpost and SODEC.