2024 Edition

Frontières returns to Montreal for the 16th edition of its co-production market, which takes place July 24-27, 2024.

Official Selection: Market Projects

Frontières will return to the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal for the 16th edition of its co-production market which will take place between July 24-27.

Frontières is pleased to announce the full lineup of projects for this year’s official Market selection. Notable project helmers include: Caye Casas (THE COFFEE TABLE) from Spain, Eric Tessier (5150 RUE DES ORMES) from Québec, Till Kleinert (THE SAMURAI) from Germany and Patrice Laliberté (THE DECLINE) from Québec. These projects showcase a wide variety of genres including horror, dark comedy, magical realism, monsters, pre-apocalyptical thriller, science-fiction and body horror. Past Frontières projects include IN FLAMES, HATCHING, LAMB, THE LONG WALK, SEA FEVER, VIVARIUM and RAW.

OFFICIAL MARKET SELECTION 2024

BLOOD: THE DEVIL IN HELSINKI (Finland)
Director: Viivi Huuska
Producer: Mika Pajunen
Genre: Crime, Horror, Drama

FALL (Belgium)
Director: Steffen Geypens
Producer: Robin Kerremans
Genre: Horror

FLOTS (Canada, QC)
Director: Eric Tessier
Producer: Anne-Marie Gélinas
Genre: Psychological horror

GARGOYLE (Canada)
Director: Kurt Walker
Producers: Selina Crammond, Sahar Yousefi, Heather McDonald
Genre: Horror

GINGER (United Kingdom)
Directors: Sophie Mair and Dan Gitsham
Producers: Jude Goldrei, Rebecca Wolff
Genre: Horror

GRAVE (Switzerland)
Directors: Anna Pieri Zuercher and Pietro Zuercher
Producers: Michela Pini, Olga Lamontanara
Genre: Dark Comedy, Action

HE WHO SOWS MISERY, REAPS WRATH (Canada, QC)
Director: Patrice Laliberté
Producer: Julie Groleau
Genre: Science Fiction, Coming-of-age

INHERITANCE (USA)
Director: Evgenia Kovda
Producer: Yasha Levine
Genre: Science Fiction, Horror, Dark Comedy

JUDE (Australia)
Director: Robyn Grace
Producer: Laura Sivis
Genre: Pre-apocalyptic, Coming-of-age, Science Fiction

LITTLE LYING WILD (Belize, USA)
Director: Samantha Aldana
Producers: Valerie Steinberg, Samantha Aldana
Genre: Dark Fantasy

PLASMA (Chile)
Director: Daniel Aspillaga
Producer: Paulina Ferretti
Genre: Fantastic, Body Horror

RECREATIONAL VAMPIRE (USA)
Director: Benjamin Roberds
Producer: Katie Gregg
Genre: Horror

ROMANTICIZING MONSTERS (Canada)
Director: Berkley Bradey
Producers: Katisha Shaw and Justin Kelly
Genre: Dramatic Thriller

SCORPIA (Canada, QC)
Directors: Sarah Watts and Mark Slutsky
Producer: Robert Vroom
Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, LGBTQ

SMOOK (The Netherlands)
Director: Dwight Fagbamila
Producers: Layla Meijman, Maarten van der Ven
Genre: Elevated Horror

SUEÑOS SON (Spain)
Director: Caye Casas
Producer: Norbert Llaràs
Genre: Horror, Drama, Black Comedy

THE HEIRLOOM (Vietnam, USA)
Director: Le Hoang
Producers: Anderson Le, Thanh Tran
Genre: Romance, Horror

THE HIVE (Ireland)
Director: Rioghnach Ni Ghrioghair
Producer: Claire Mc Cabe
Genre: Siege Thriller

THE LONG WAY DOWN (Italy, Slovenia, Croatia)
Director: Giacomo Talamini
Producer: Boštjan Virc
Genre: Elevated Horror

TURN ON THE BRIGHT LIGHTS (Germany)
Director: Till Kleinert
Producer: Marcos Kantis
Genre: Supernatural Thriller, Horror, Music

The Genre Film Lab and Shorts to Features

Frontières is proud to continue its collaboration with the Gender Equity in Media Society Vancouver (formerly Women in Film and Television Vancouver). The Genre Film Lab (formerly known as From Our Dark Side) is an accelerator program designed to support the development of Canadian genre film creators whose projects are at an advanced stage of development. Supported by Telefilm Canada and Frontières, GEMS will present five projects at an advanced stage of development.

The Shorts to Features session will showcase three short filmmakers developing their feature-length adaptations.

The Genre Film Lab

DISCO'S NOT DEAD (Canada)
Director: Panta Mosleh
Writer: Toby Marks
Producers: Kay Shioma Metchie, Panta Mosleh

DORMANT (Canada)
Director: Jenny Lee-Gilmore
Writer: Jenny Lee-Gilmore
Producers: Eloise Cameron-Smith, Mike Johnston

آنجا در آغوشم بکش / LOVE ME THERE (Canada)
Director: Zehra Nawab & Sara Caspian
Writer: Sara Caspian
Producer: Zahra Faraji, Sara Caspian

TO THE SEA (Canada)
Directors: Vanessa Magic
Writer: Vanessa Magic
Producers: Junitta Brownridge

TERRIBLE THING (Canada)
Director: Mily Mumford
Writer: Mily Mumford
Producers: Nic Altobelli, Cole Vandale

SHORTS TO FEATURES

HEADACHE (Sweden)
Director: Björn Schagerström
Producer: Patrik Nylander Nilsson
Genre: Science Fiction

THE STOLEN CHILD (Canada, QC)
Director: Sebastian McKinnon
Producer: Sebastian McKinnon
Genre: Fantasy

WHERE THE MOUNTAIN WOMEN SING (Mongolia, Denmark, Taiwan)
Director: Juefang Zhang
Producer: Patrick Huang
Genre: Dark Thriller, Folklore, Fantasy