Call for projects

BUYERS SHOWCASE

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Selection requirements

- projects must qualify as feature length
- projects must qualify as “genre” in nature: horror, sci-fi, fantasy, action, dark thriller
- projects must in in a post-production stage
- projects must be seeking sales agents or buyers
- submissions can originate from any territory; priority will be given to submissions from North America and Europe.

Supporting documents required

- video URL link of your work-in-progress (max. 15 mins)
- long version of your synopsis (2 pages)
- look book
- current partners letters of intent or documented proof.

Your documents can be submitted in French or English.

PARTICIPATION FEE

Participation Fee (in case of selection) : CAD$ 200.

Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the participants.

Scholarships may be available through your national film fund. These scholarships may cover both the participation fee and the additional costs. Please contact your national film fund for more information.

If you have any questions about the Frontières Platform Buyers Showcase in Cannes, please contact Annick Mahnert.

PROOF OF CONCEPT PRESENTATION

Click here to submit your project.

Selection requirements

- projects must qualify as feature length (narrative or documentary)
- projects must qualify as “genre” in nature: horror, sci-fi, fantasy, action, dark thriller
- projects must have at least 20% of their production financing confirmed; be seeking to close financing; and have yet to enter in to production
- proof of concept video runtime must be 2-5 minutes in length
- submissions can originate from any territory; priority will be given to submissions from North America and Europe.
- at least one lead member of the team (director/lead producer) must be available to present the project in Cannes

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

- Vimeo link to your original proof of concept video
- Long version of your synopsis (2 pages)
- Script
- CVs of your Director(s), Producer(s) and other key members of your team
- Detailed budget & financing plan - Financing plan must include a breakdown of all contributions made by current financial partners, with copies of signed LOIs from these partners. You must also include an outline of potential strategies to close your financing gap
-Lookbook & supporting visuals (optional)

Your documents can be submitted in French or English.

PARTICIPATION FEE

Participation Fee (in case of selection) : CAD$ 200.

Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the participants.

Scholarships may be available through your national film fund. These scholarships may cover both the participation fee and the additional costs. Please contact your national film fund for more information.

If you have any questions about the Frontières Platform Proof of Concept Presentation in Cannes, please contact Annick Mahnert.

Visit the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes website.

The Frontières Platform in Cannes is presented by the Fantasia International Film Festival in collaboration with the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, and is funded by Telefilm Canada and SODEC with the major support of the Netherlands Film Fund and Wallimage.