FRONTIÈRES AT FANTASIA 2017 ANNOUNCES A SECOND WAVE OF PROJECTS
Frontières connects North America with Europe in an environment specifically focused on genre film production and financing. Frontières marks its return to Fantasia with an expanded project line-up that includes a new initiative focused on female-driven early development projects, the Directed by Women Pitch & Networking Session. This new event will feature 7 Canadian projects pitched by up-and-coming female writer-directors, and is presented in collaboration with Telefilm Canada & Women in Film + Television Vancouver.
Following the announcement of a first wave of projects in the official line-up, Frontières is pleased to announce an additional 10 projects from a strong cross-section of experienced and emerging directors and producers from across North America and Europe. This selection includes new projects from producers Taylor Hackford (RAY, THE DEVIL’S ADVOCATE), Mike Macari (THE RING), Mark Lwoff (CONCRETE NIGHT), Alix Taylor (IN A VALLEY OF VIOLENCE, MANIAC), director Yves Simoneau (DANS LE VENTRE DU DRAGON) and producers Adam Hendricks, John Lang & Greg Gilreath (LUCKY).
These projects join a line-up of previously announced titles from the legendary George A. Romero (NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, DAWN OF THE DEAD), director/writer Blaine Thurier (LOW SELF-ESTEEM GIRL, indie rock’s THE NEW PORNOGRAPHERS), producers Titus Kreyenberg (I AM NOT A WITCH), Caroline Piras (AUX YEUX DES VIVANTS - AMONG THE LIVING), the team behind I SELL THE DEAD and the live radio drama TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE, Larry Fessenden & Glenn McQuaid with writer Clay McLeod Chapman (THE BOY); and the team behind LFO & ROBIN, director Antonio Tublén and producer Alexandre Brondsted.