Frontières Market at Fantasia International Film Festival Announces First Wave of Projects

Frontières is thrilled to announce a first wave of projects selected to participate in its international co-production market, taking place July 20-23 at the Fantasia International Film Festival. Notable project helmers include: 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), and the team behind I SELL THE DEAD and the live radio drama TALES BEYOND THE PALE, Larry Fessenden & Glenn McQuaid with writer Clay McLeod Chapman (THE BOY); and director-producer team Antonio Tublén and Alexander Brondsted (LFO, ROBIN). The full project line-up will be announced in early June. 

Frontières at Fantasia: First Wave Projects

George A. Romero Presents: Road of the Dead (Canada)
Director: Matt Birman
Writers: George A. Romero, Matt Birman
Producers: George A. Romero (New Romero Productions), Matt Manjourides, Justin Martell (Not the Funeral Home) Matt Birman (Pig Dreams)

High Dive (Germany/UK/Hungary)
Director: Ádám Császi
Writers: Ádám Császi & Iván Szabó
Producers: Titus Kreyenberg (unafilm), Samm Haillay (Third Films) Adrás Muht (Focus fox)

Kicking Blood (Canada)
Director/Writer: Blaine Thurier
Producers: Leonard Farlinger & Jennifer Jonas (New Real Films)

Nameless (France/Belgium)
Director: Yannick Muller
Writers: Yannick Muller & Nicolas Fleureau
Producers: Delphine Crozatier (Contrebande Productions) & Sylvain Goldberg & Serge de Poucques (Nexus Factory)

A Nightmare Wakes (USA)
Director/Writer: Jacques Molitor
Producers: Gilles Chanial, Caroline Piras (Les Films Fauves)

The Restoration at Grayson Manor (USA)
Director: Glenn McQuaid
Writers: Clay McLeod Chapman (Script), Glenn McQuaid (Story)
Producer: Larry Fessenden (Glass Eye Pix)

Restore Point (Czech Republic)
Director: Robert Hloz
Writer: Tomislav Cecka
Producer: Jan Kallista (Film Kolektiv)

The Stolen Child (Canada)
Director/Writer: Sebastian McKinnon
Producers: Sebastian McKinnon (Five Knights Productions Inc), Victoria Sanchez-Mandryk & Sandy Martinez (Just Believe Productions)

Zoo (Sweden/Denmark)
Director/Writer: Antonio Tublén
Producer: Alexander Brondsted (Pingpong Film)

Industry Registration for Frontières at Fantasia is now OPEN (Early bird deadline: June 12).

This weekend in Cannes, Frontières will also unveil the Frontières Platform at the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, a dedicated section of presentations and networking opportunities for the genre community. 

FRONTIÈRES is organized by the Fantasia International Film Festival, in partnership with the Marché du Film - Festival de Cannes, and is co-funded by the Creative Europe MEDIA programme of the European Union. Frontières 2017 is made possible thanks to their partners: the Netherlands Film Fund, Wallimage, the Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Telefilm Canada and SODEC.