FRONTIÈRES Platform at the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes

Cannes – May 2018

The Frontières Platform in Cannes is a dedicated section of industry programming & networking events for the genre film industry at the Marché du Film. The Frontières Platform is a co-presentation between the Fantasia International Film Festival and the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes, and is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

Frontières Platform Programme includes :

  • Proof of Concept Presentation - Presentation of proofs of concepts from the Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum participants, followed by an invitation-only networking lunch
  • Goes to Cannes - Buyers Showcase - Presentation of 4 genre films in post-production, seeking sales agents. Sales agents, distributors and festival programmers are given an opportunity to discover genre films in progress. Presented as part of the Goes to Cannes section
  • Fantastic Fanatics Mixer - invitation-only networking cocktail at the Plage des Palmes for the genre community, to be co-presented with likeminded genre industry events


The Frontières Platform is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. A special thank you to all our partnersCreative Europe MEDIA, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Telefilm Canada, SODEC, Netherlands Film Fund, Wallimage and our media partner, Screen International



Saturday May 20 2017 10:00am-12:00pm 
Entry granted upon Marché du Film badge. 

Selected Projects :

ANIMAS (Spain/Belgium) - Directors: Laura Alvea & Jose Ortuño / Producers: Olmo Figueredo González - Quevedo (La Claqueta)

DON'T COME AFTER ME (Finland/Sweden/Ireland) - Director: AJ Annila / Producers: Gudrun Giddings (G4C Innovation), AJ Annila, Patrick Ewald (Epic Pictures)

THE EXISTENCE OF LIBERTY WHITE (UK/USA) - Director: Nick Parish / Producer: Zack Winfield (Milkwood Film Productions)

EXTRA ORDINARY (Ireland/UK) - Director: Enda Loughman & Mike Ahern / Producers: Katie Holly & Ailish Bracken (Blinder Films)

HAPPY FACE (Canada) - Director: Alexandre Franchi / Producers: Alexandre Franchi (Les Films de la Mancha) & Stéphane Gérin Lajoie (Line and Content)

MALEVOLENT (UK) - Director: Chris Cronin / Producers: Julie Baines (Dan Films), Jennifer Monks (Penciltrick Productions)

MARIONETTE (Netherlands / Belgium / UK) -  Director: Elbert van Strien / Producers: Claudia Brandt & Elbert van Strien (Accento Films), Burny Bos (BosBros)

ONCE UPON A TIME IN JERUSALEM (Spain/France/Netherlands) - Directors: David Muñoz & Adrian Cardona / Producers : Rafael Gonzalez Vallinas (Ek Degol Productions), Oriol Maymo (Corte y Confección de Películas S.L.L), Vincent Brançon & François Cognard (To Be Continued(, Jan Doense & Herman Slagter (House of Netherhorror)

ROOM SERVICE (USA) - Director: Yedidya Gorsetman / Producers: Matthew Smaglik, Josh Itzkowitz

SOME KIND OF MADNESS (Canada) - Director: Casey Walker / Producers: Casey Walker (Cave Painting Pictures) & Jonathan Bronfman (JoBro Productions)

WARG (Sweden/Canada) - Director: Anders Banke / Producers : Magnus Paulsson (Solid Entertainment AB), Paula Devonshire (Devonshire Productions) & Helena Danielsson (Brain Academy)


Sunday May 21 2017, 4pm - 6:pm 
Entry granted upon Marché du Film badge. 
Access to the Palais is strickly reserved to badges holders

Selected projects :

LES AFFAMÉS / RAVENOUS (Canada) - Director: Robin Aubert  / Producers: Stéphanie Morissette  / Production company:La Maison de Prod

SVART CIRKEL / BLACK CIRCLE (Sweden, Finland, UK, US, Mexico) - Director: Adrian Garcia Bogliano / Producers: Andrea Quiroz, Bo Gramfors, Rickard Gramfors  / Production companies: Salto de Fe Films, Black Circle AB

RADIUS / RADIUS (Canada) - Directors : Caroline Labrèche & Steeve Léonard / Producers: Anne-Marie Gélinas, Benoit Beaulieu & Jean Du Toit  / Production companies: EMAfilms, Peripatetic Pictures

THE DARK / THE DARK (Austria/Canada) - Directors : Justin P Lange & Klemens Hufnagl  / Producers: Danny Krausz, Kurt Stocker, Florian Krügel, Andrew Nicholas McCann Smith, Laura Perlmutter / Production companies: DOR Film & First Love Films


Sunday May 21 2017 
Upon invitation