🔥 Frontières: Fantasia Film Festival & Marché du Film Announce 2023 Selection
Frontières Platform, the genre-focused event co-organized by Fantasia Film Festival and the Marché du Film, reveals its 2023 selection to be presented in Cannes from 20-21 May.
Once again, Frontières is delighted to present a new lineup of horror, science-fiction, comedy, and avant-garde storytelling from emerging talents in today’s genre film industry. Bringing to life vengeful ghosts, romantic folk horror, AI lifeforms, deadly monasteries and alternate realities, this year’s lineup is bustling with creativity among 14 genre film projects!
7 projects in advanced stages of financing will be presented in the Proof of Concept pitching session (20 May), in front of prospective financiers, sales agents and distributors, while 7 works-in-progress will be presented in the Buyers Showcase (21 May) in front of international distributors, festival programmers and sales agents.
Both pitching session events will be held at the Marché du Film in Cannes (and available for view on the Marché du Film Online platform).
BURY ME WHEN I’M DEAD (USA)
Director: Patrick Clement | Producers: Amanda Freedman, Nicholas Santos
DEN MOTHER CRIMSON (Canada)
Director: Siluck Saysanasy | Producers: J. Joly, George Assimakopoulos, Katarina Kovecses (Branded to Film)
ELECTRIC CHILD (Switzerland, Germany, The Netherlands)
Director: Simon Jaquement | Producers: Michela Pini, Aurelius Eisenreich, Simon Jaquemet, Judith Lichteneckert, Titus Kreyenberg, Raymond van der Kaaij
HOSTILE DIMENSIONS (United Kingdom)
Director: Graham Hughes | Producers: Graham Hughes & Evrim Ersoy
Director: Annick Blanc | Producers: Midi La Nuit
U ARE THE UNIVERSE (Ukraine)
Director: Pavlo Ostrikov | Producers: ForeFilms
WE ARE ZOMBIES (France, Canada)
Director: RKSS | Producers: Laurent Baudens, Christian Larouche, Fabrice Giger, Pierre Spengler
Proof of Concept
ABSOLUTION (Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro)
Director: Filip Kovacevic | Producers: Filip Kovacevic (Void Pictures), Djordje Stankovic (Void Pictures), Vukota Antunovic (Void Pictures)
DARK TIDE (Canada)
Director: Peter Ricq | Producers: Hangar 18 Media, GoodBye Productions, League Productions
Director: Lukas Rinker | Producers: Neopol Film
Director: Hanne Berkaak | Producers: Tonje Skar Reiersen (Mikrofilm) and Lise Fearnley (Mikrofilm)
QUEST OF THE GODS (USA)
Director: George Moïse | Producers: Terraform Pictures
THE SECOND WOMAN (Canada)
Director: Zach Gayne | Producers: Precious Chong, Party Hunks Inc.
Director: Óscar Martín | Producers: Elena Muñoz