2020 Edition

Digital edition of the Frontières International Co-Production Market - July 23-26, 2020

Official Selection Projects

We are thrilled to announce our complete Official Selection line-up of 20 international genre projects in advanced development & early financing. For the first time, the Frontières selection includes a project from Switzerland. This year's line-up features new projects from directors Graham Skipper(SEQUENCE BREAK), Pål Øie (THE TUNNEL), Québec director Chloé Cinq-Mars' first feature film and projects from producers Peter Kuplowsky (THE VOID), and Kjetil Omberg (DEAD SNOW), among others.

See below for the full list of projects in the final wave.

Spotlight Programs: Indigenous Pitch, Shorts to Features & Created by Women

Additional featured programming includes, for the first time, the Indigenous Pitch Session, a spotlight on Indigenous filmmakers from Canada, New Zealand and Greenland. Returning for a 5th year, the Created by Women Pitch Session, presented by Telefilm Canada with Women in Film + Television Vancouver, will include 6 first feature projects pitched by up and coming female screenwriters & directors from across Canada.The Shorts to Features Pitch Session is returning as well.

OFFICIAL SELECTION

616 (Italy)
Director: Lyda Patitucci
Writers: Milo Tissone, Federica Pontremoli
Producers: Mattia Oddone, Marina Marzotto (Propaganda Italia), Simone Gandolfo (Macaia Film)

BLACK HORSE HILLS (Canada, Ontario)
Director: Michael Peterson
Writers: David Surridge, George Perry
Producer: Michael Peterson, Lars Lehmann, Michael Ironside, Sheiny Satanove (775 Media Corp)

CIRKUS (USA)
Director/Writer: Graham Skipper
Producer: Graham Skipper (The Basement Productions)

CRYPTOZOOLOGIST (USA)
Director: Brad Abrahams
Writer: Matt Ralston
Producer: Matt Ralston (Yeti Film)

DEAD DON'T SPEAK (Canada, USA)
Director: Justin Oakey
Writer: Christian Lybrook
Producer: Noah Lang (Witchcraft Motion Picture Company)

ECHO OF THE BAT (Norway)
Director/Writer: Pål Øie
Producers: Einar Loftesnes (Handmade Films In Norwegian Woods)

ELECTRIC CHILD (Switzerland, Germany, France)
Director/Writer: Simon Jaquemet
Producers: Michela Pini (8horses), Didar Domehri (Maneki Films), Titus Kreyenberg (Unafillm)

FORGETTING CHARLOTTE (OUBLIER CHARLOTTE) (Canada - Québec)
Director/Writer: Chloé Cinq-Mars
Producer: Nicolas Comeau (1976 Productions)

ICE (United Kingdom)
Director/Writer: Stéphanie Joalland
Producers: Sean McConville (Frenzy Films)

LEST WE BE DEVOURED (Canada, Ontario)
Director: Ashlea Wessel
Writer: Jim Munroe
Producers: Peter Kuplowsky (Rolling Wonder)

PERCHTEN - THE LOST WINTER (Italy)
Director/Writer: Rossella De Venuto
Story by Massimo Martignoni and Rossella De Venuto
Producer: Maurizio Antonini (Interlinea Films)

PLAGUE ANGEL (Canada, Québec)
Director/Writer: David Uloth
Producer: Annie Blais (Films Vision 4 inc)

TELL THEM WHAT YOU SAW (USA, Canada)
Director/Writer: Chelsea Lupkin
Producers: Sarah Kalagvano, Hugues Barbier, Joe Yanick, Justin Timms (Yellow Veil Pictures), Mike Peterson (775 Media)

THE FEVER (Argentina, Brasil)
Director/Writer: Mateo Bendesky
Producers: Agustina Costa Varsi & Daniel Pech (Volpe Films)

THE HOUSE WITH THE SIX HEADS (The Netherlands)
Director/Writer: Yfke van Berckelaer
Producer: Edvard van t Wout (2CFILM)

THE LAST VIDEO STORE (Canada, Ontario)
Directors: Tim Rutherford & Cody Kennedy
Writer: Tim Rutherford
Producers: Greg Jeffs (The Last Video Store)

THE NIGHTMARE (Norway)
Director/Writer: Kjersti Helen Rasmussen
Producer: Einar Loftesnes (Handmade Films In Norwegian Woods), John Einar Hagen (Nordisk Film Production)

THE SHEPHERD (Mexico, USA)
Directors/Writers: Nicole Elmer and Jorge Sermini
Producer: Paulina Villavicencio (Disruptiva Films), Nicole Elmer & Jorge Sermini (Blue Paper Film Works)

THE WITCH'S BOY (France)
Director/Writer: Kyoko Miyake
Producer: Guillaume De Seille (Arizona Productions)

THERE'S SOMETHING IN THE BARN (Norway)
Director: Arild Fröhlich
Writer: Alexander Kirkwood Brown
Producers: Kjetil Omberg & Jørgen Storm Rosenberg (74 Entertainment)

Frontières est organisée par le Festival international de film Fantasia, en collaboration avec le Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes. L’édition 2020 du Marché de coproduction internationale Frontières est rendu possible grâces au soutien de ses partenaires principaux : Téléfilm Canada, Wallimage, le Netherlands Film Fund, le Norwegian Film Institute et la SODEC.