FRONTIÈRES Platform at the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes

 2019 edition : May 18-19 

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.

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
  • Buyers Showcase - Presentation of genre films in post-production, seeking sales agents. Sales agents, distributors and festival programmers are given an opportunity to discover genre films in progress. 
  • 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






Submissions are now closed for the Buyers Showcase Presentation.



In order to be eligible, the projects must in in a post-production stage and seeking sales agents or buyers. Please note that submissions can originate from any territory; priority will be given to submissions from North America and Europe. 

Frontières only accepts feature length fiction & documentary films that can be categorized as genre (horror, sci fi, fantasy, action, dark thriller, western).

You must complete EACH section of the form; submissions not following all the requested guidelines and providing us with the supporting document will be automatically rejected.

In order for you project to be read but the Frontières selection committee, these supporting documents ARE MANDATORY.

Your documents can be submitted in French or English.

- Video URL link of your work-in-progress (max. 15 mins)

- Long version of your synopsis (2 pages)

- Look book 

- Current partners letters of intent or documented proof


For any questions, please contact  Vanessa Meyer