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FRONTIÈRES International Co-Production Market Unveils 4th Edition


FRONTIÈRES International Co-Production Market has announced it’s official selection for it’s return to this year’s Fantasia International Film Festival. Frontieres is the first and only co-production market to connect North America and Europe in an environment focused specifically on genre film production. The initiative began in 2012 with 14 projects selected including works by Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson (Resolution), Stuart Gordon (Re-Animator) and Bruce McDonald (Pontypool). This fourth edition will bring together 12 projects hailing from Canada, Germany, Ireland, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Portugal, the UK and the United-States.

Frontieres will take place from July 24th to 27th. This group of filmmakers in particular presents a high volume of fresh filmmakers, many of whom will be presenting their debut feature length films. This is rounded off by a handful of internationally known filmmakers.

The official Frontières selection of Frontières @ Fantasia 2014 consists of the following projects:

DEAD NOON (Luxembourg)

Director/Writer: Jeff Desom (1st Feature)

Producer: Bernard Michaux – Lucil Film (SCHATZRITTER)

EMERGENCE (Lithuania)

Directors/Writers: Kristina Buozyte & Bruno Samper (VANISHING WAVES)

Producer: Leva Norviliene – Tremora (VANISHING WAVES)


Directors/Writers: Mike Ahern & Enda Loughman (1st Feature)

Producers: Ailish Bracken & Katie Holly (EP) – Blinder Films (CITADEL)


Directors/Producers: Gavin Michael Booth (THE SCAREHOUSE) & Mark A. Krupa (THE WILD HUNT) – Mimetic Entertainment

Writer: Mark A. Krupa (THE WILD HUNT)


Director: Simon Rumley (THE LAST WORD)

Writer: Dan Schaffer (THE SCRIBBLER)

Producers: Bob Portal – Fidelity Films (RED WHITE & BLUE) & Tim Dennison – Tall Man Films (THE HOARDER)


Director/Writer: Todd E. Freeman (CELL COUNT)

Producers: The Brothers Freeman & Lara Cuddy – Polluted Pictures (THE WEATHER OUTSIDE) / Executive Producer: Michael Glynn Macdonald (HELLMOUTH)


Director/Writer/Producer: David Prior (1st Feature)

Producer: Jeremy Platt (THE LORDS OF SALEM)


Director/Writer: Andreas Schaap (MUST LOVE DEATH)

Producers: Michael Dupke, Benny Theisen – Little Bridge Pictures (THREE MILE RIDERS) & Simon Amberger – Neuesuper (EASTALGIA)


Director/Executive Producer: George Mihalka (WATCHTOWER)

Writer: Al Kratina (24 HOUR RENTAL)


Director: James Sizemore (THE DEMON’S ROOK)

Writers: James Sizemore & Katarina Gligorijevic

Producers: Katarina Gligorijevic & Tim Reis – Ultra 8 Pictures


Director: João Alves (1st Feature)

Writer/Producer: Paulo Leite – Bad Behavior (1st Feature)

VAPORETTO 13 (Quebec)

Director: Gabriel Pelletier (LA PEUR DE L’EAU)

Writer: Gabriel Pelletier, based on the novel by Robert Girardi

Producer: François Ferland – Novem (LAC MYSTÈRE)


For more info on Frontieres, check out their website.

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About Justine Smith

Born in Montreal, Justine Smith is a recent Film Studies Specialization Graduate from Concordia University. She is a passionate lover of all aspects of cinema, and has much love for making film as she does writing about it. Always on the search for the next big thing, she loves to check out the best of new cinema, while digging deep into the past for old gems. Justine has an unusual passion for social media and is currently suffering from a Twitter addiction. She has contributed to Soundonsight as a writer since early 2010, and still makes semi-regular appearances on their podcast. Some of her favorite films are 'The Red Shoes', 'Catch-22', 'Jules et Jim', Lola Montes', 'McCabe and Mrs. Miller'.

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