FRONTIÈRES Platform at the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes

 

The Frontières Platform in Cannes is a dedicated section of industry programming & networking events for the genre film industry at the Marché du Film. The Frontières Platform is a co-presentation between the Fantasia International Film Festival and the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes, and is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.

Frontières Platform Programme includes :

  • Proof of Concept Presentation - Presentation of proofs of concepts from the Frontières Finance & Packaging Forum participants, followed by an invitation-only networking lunch
  • Buyers Showcase - Presentation of genre films in post-production, seeking sales agents. Sales agents, distributors and festival programmers are given an opportunity to discover genre films in progress. 
  • Fantastic Fanatics Mixer - invitation-only networking cocktail at the Plage des Palmes for the genre community, to be co-presented with likeminded genre industry events

 

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018
2018 EDITION : Cannes – May 12 & 13 2018

 
PROOF OF CONCEPT PRESENTATION

 

THE BALLAD OF AUDREY EARNSHAW (Canada/Ireland)
Director/Writer: Thomas Robert Lee  
Producers: Gianna Isabella (Gate 67), Thomas Robert Lee, Marie-Claude Poulin (Executive Producer, MCP Productions), Patrick Ewald & Shaked Berenson (Executive Producer, Epic Pictures)

 

CENSOR (UK)
Director: Prano Bailey-Bond
Writers: Prano Bailey-Bond  & Anthony Fletcher
Producer:  Helen Jones (Silver Salt Films), Kim Newman (Executive Producer)
Executive Producers : 
Kim Newman, Andy Starke (Rook Films), Ant Timpson (Timpson Films)

 

 

GIRL WITHOUT A MOUTH (Turkey)
Director/Writer: Can Evrenol
Producer: MO Film - Müge Büyüktalaş

 

JESUS SHOWS YOU THE WAY TO THE HIGHWAY (Spain/Estonia/Ethiopia)
Director/Writer: Miguel Llansó
Producers: Sergio Uguet de Resayre (Lanzadera Films), Alasti Kino

 

THE MONSTER WITHIN (Chile/Denmark)
Director: Rodrigo Susarte
Writer: Valeria Hofmann
Producers: Florencia Larrea & Gregorio González (Forastero), Lene Borglum (Space Rocket Nation)

 

THE PAPER TIGERS (USA)
Director/Writer: Tran Quoc Bao
Producers: Michael Velasquez, Al'n Duong, Yuji Okumoto, Dan Gildark (Beimo Films LLC)

 

REUNION (USA/Germany)
Director: Norbert Keil
Writers: Richard Stanley & Norbert Keil
Producers: Gudrun Giddings (G4C Innovation), Sam Sarkar, Daisy Hamilton, Norbert Keil (Wunderbar Film)

 

TIN & TINA (TIN Y TINA) (Spain)
Director/Writer: Rubin Stein
Producer: Olmo Figueredo González-Quevedo (La Claqueta PC)

 

WHITAKER (Canada/UK)
Director: Casey Walker
Writers: David Suridge & George Perry
Producers: Andy Starke, Pete Tombs, Ben Wheatley (Executive Producer) (Rook Films), Casey Walker (Cave Painting Pictures), Jonathan Bronfman (JoBro Productions)

 

THE WINTER LAKE (Ireland)
Director: Phil Sheerin
Writer: David Turpin
Producers: Julianne Forde, Ruth Treacy (Tailored Films), Patrick Ewald & Shaked Berenson (Executive Producer, Epic Pictures)

 

BUYERS SHOWCASE 

 

PATRICK CONDON’S INCREDIBLE VIOLENCE (Canada)
Director: Patrick Condon
Producers: Patrick Condon, Ian Vatcher, Walter Lawlor (The Hunting Party)

 

GHOST TOWN ANTHOLOGY (RÉPERTOIRE DES VILLES DISPARUES) (Canada)
Director: Denis Côté
Producer: Ziad Touma (Couzin Films)

 

HOUSE  OF SWEAT AND TEARS (CASA DE SUDOR Y LÀGRIMAS) (Spain)
Director: Sonia Escolano
Producers: Sonia Escolano, Francisco Javier González (Sudo y lágrimas Films)
Sales Agent: TriCoast Worldwide

 

LADYWORLD (USA)
Director: Amanda Kramer
Producers: Thomas R. Burke & Leal Naim (Love and Death Productions), Jamie Dolan, Amanda Kramer (Looks Alone)

 

RIOT GIRLS (Canada)
Director: Jovanka Vuckovic
Producer: Lauren Grant (Clique Pictures)
Sales Agent: Alliance Media Partners (Worldwide), XYZ Films (USA)

 

ZOO (Denmark/Sweden)
Director: Antonio Tublen
Producer: Alexander Brondsted (PingPong Film)
Sales Agent: Seville International

 

For the previous editions, please check our archives section HERE

 

The Frontières Platform is co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union. A special thank you to all our partnersCreative Europe MEDIA, WallimageTelefilm Canada, Cinema Chile, Netherlands Film Fund, Digital Cube/Avanpost and our media partner, Screen International

 

 

CALL FOR PROJECTS 
- 2019 EDITION -

 

Call for projects for the next Frontières Platform will open in Winter 2019

 

SUBMISSION CRITERIAS

In order to be eligible, the projects must in in a post-production stage and seeking sales agents or buyers.

You must complete EACH section of the form; submissions not following all the requested guidelines and providing us with the supporting document will be automatically rejected.

In order for you project to be read but the Frontières selection committee, these supporting documents ARE MANDATORY.

Your documents can be submitted in French or English.

- Video URL link of your work-in-progress (max. 15 mins)

- Long version of your synopsis (2 pages)

- CVs of your Director(s), Producer(s) and other key member of your team

- Director's intentions

- Budget (including the acquired budget)

- International co-production intentions

- Look book

- Current partners letters of intention or documented proofs