The Frontières Platform in Cannes will return for a fourth year to the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, presenting 13 genre projects to the industry on June 25th, 2020. A co-presentation between the Fantasia International Film Festivaland the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, the Frontières Platform activities will include the Proof of Concept Presentation for projects in the advanced financing stages, and the Buyers Showcase for films in post-production or recently completed.
The Frontières Buyers Showcase (Thursday June 25th, 2020 at 2pm) will feature 6 films, with producers screening footage for potential buyers, sales agents and festival programmers. Marché du Film participants will have a first look at the latest from team members of SLASH/BACK and KNUCKLEBALL, among others.
7 projects will present their completed teaser trailers to prospective partners at the Frontières Proof of Concept Presentation (Thursday June 25th, 2020 at 10am). Among the selected projects are works from countries such as Israel, Argentina and Russia.
The Frontières Platform in Cannes is funded by the Government of Canada, with the major support of Wallimage, the Netherlands Film Fund, the Norwegian Film Institute, Telefilm Canada, and SODEC.
Director: Jens Dahl
Producer: Amalie Lyngbo Quist, Maria Møller Christoffersen (Beo Starling)
Sales Agent: Level K
IO SONO VERA (VERA DE VERDAD) (Italy/Chile)
Director: Beniamino Catena
Producer: Simone Gandolfo (Macaia Film), Karina Jury (Atomica)
Director: Rasmus Merivoo
Producer: Tõnu Hiielaid, Rain Rannu (Tallifornia)
THE PAPER TIGERS (USA)
Director: Tran Quoc Bao
Producer: Michael Velasquez, Al’n Duong, Yuji Okumoto, Dan Gildark (Beimo Films)
Sales Agent: XYZ Films & AMP International
THE RETREAT (Canada)
Director: Pat Mills
Producers: Alyson Richards (Outside Line Studio), Lauren Grant (Clique Pictures)
Director: Amelia Moses
Producer: Michael Peterson (775 Media Corp), Wendy Hill-Tout (Voice Pictures)
COMING SOON (Canada)
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