Frontières is returning to Amsterdam with a line-up of 13 projects for the 2nd edition of the Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum. Initiated by the Fantasia International Film Festival and the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes, with support from the Netherlands Film Fund, the genre-focused Forum invites to Amsterdam (February 22-24) 13 projects at the late financing stage to work with a select group of industry experts in finance, sales & distribution.
After an extremely competitive selection process, this year’s Forum has been expanded to include a 13th project featuring a South American team coming from Chile (THE MONSTER WITHIN, Chile/Denmark). Said Jérôme Paillard, Executive Director, Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes : “We are delighted to open the selection for the Amsterdam Forum to Latin America, thanks to our new partner CinemaChile! The 13th project coming from Chile is very promising!”
Moreover the line-up includes 12 European and North American projects with teams behind such films as FREE FIRE, CRUMBS, BASKIN, and THE TRANSFIGURATION. In addition to Chile, the represented countries are Canada, Iceland, Estonia, Ireland, Spain, Turkey, Belgium, Sweden, Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States. The schedule of events will be rounded out with a special screening of Frontières alumnus LES AFFAMÉS by Robin Aubert, presented by Telefilm Canada in partnership with the EYE Film Institute and the Imagine Film Festival, as well as expanded networking opportunities for members of the Dutch film industry.