The Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum, formerly an invitation-only event for genre projects seeking to complete their financing and advance to the production stage, has opened up and is now accepting submissions. Over the course of two days, 12 industry leaders are invited to meet with the selected projects, in a closed & collaborative environment. The programme of events consists of roundtable strategy sessions and one-on-one meetings.

International projects with a minimum of 20% and a maximum of 50% of their financing in place are invited to apply. The submission deadline is April 8th, 2023 with the event taking place in Montréal on July 26-29, 2023.

Major Frontières success stories include RAW, VIVARIUM, EXTRA ORDINARY, COLOR OUT OF SPACE, SEA FEVER, and CHAINED FOR LIFE. Current Frontières projects on the festival circuit & in release include CENSOR (d. Prano Bailey-Bond), THE PAPER TIGERS (d. Tran Quoc Bao), THE WINTER LAKE (d. Phil Sheerin), HATCHING (d. Hanna Bergholm) and LAMB (d. Valdimar Jóhannsson). Projects now in post-production include SLASH/BACK (d. Nyla Innuksuk) and THE TWIN (d. Taneli Mustonen).