MARCHÉ DU FILM ANNOUNCES 13 GENRE PROJECTS SELECTED FOR FRONTIÈRES PLATFORM & MUSIC SUPERVISION, VFX AWARDS
The Frontières Platform in Cannes will return for a third year to the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, presenting 14 genre projects to the industry from May 18-19. A co-presentation between the Fantasia International Film Festival and 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 (Sunday May 19 at 4pm in Palais K) 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 TURBO KID and THE VOID, among others.
7 projects will present their completed teaser trailers to prospective partners at the Frontières Proof of Concept Presentation (Saturday May 18 at 10am in Palais K). Among the selected projects are new works from teams behind SEARCHING, THE WITCH, THE RANGER, and the upcoming VIVARIUM, premiering as part of this year’s Semaine de la Critique in Cannes.
Also, Frontières is pleased to announce the creation of two awards: the Frontières Warner Music Supervision Award, and the Frontières Post Control VFX Boost Award. The winning projects will be announced during the Frontières Platform weekend.
The Frontières Platform in Cannes is funded by the Government of Canada, with the major support of Wallimage, the Netherlands Film Fund, Screen Ireland, Telefilm Canada, and SODEC.