After a highly successful Frontières Platform at the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes,  Frontières returns to the Fantasia International Film Festival for the 11th edition of its co-production market, which will take place July 18-21 in Montreal.

Frontières is pleased to announce its complete Official Selection line-up of 20 international genre projects in advanced development & early financing. For the first time, the Frontières selection includes projects from Japan & Lebanon, with new projects from directors Satoshi Miki (IT’S ME, IT’S ME & ADRIFT IN TOKYO), Jennifer Reeder (KNIVES & SKIN), Ian Lagarde (ALL YOU CAN EAT BOUDDHA) and producers Colonelle Films (A COLONY), and Love & Death Productions (THE ENDLESS), among others.

Additional featured programming includes, for the first time, the Shorts to Features Pitch Session, a spotlight on Canadian short filmmakers developing their feature-length adaptations. Returning for a third year, the Created by Women Pitch Session, presented by Telefilm Canada with Women in Film + Television Vancouver, will include 4 first feature projects pitched by up and coming female screenwriters & directors from across Canada.

Frontières alumni projects include RAW, LES AFFAMÉS, GHOST TOWN ANTHOLOGY, TURBO KID, THE RANGER and this year’s VIVARIUM, EXTRA ORDINARY, JESUS SHOWS YOU THE WAY TO THE HIGHWAY, and RIOT GIRLS.

Official Selections – 2019

ALL THE SMALL BODIES (USA)

Director/Writer: Jennifer Reeder

Producer: Laura Heberton

THE CONVENIENCE STORE (Japan/USA/Italy)

Director: Satoshi Miki

Writers:  Mark Schilling & Shuichi Ozawa

Producers:  ARTicle Films & Tucker Film

DEATH DON’T HAVE NO MERCY (USA)

Director: Hunter Adams

Writers: Hunter Adams, Gregorio Parker

Producer: Kyle Stroud

DISRUPTIVE SERVANT (UAE / UK / SWEDEN)

Director/Writer: Amal Al-Agroobi

Producers: Magnus Paulsson (Solid Entertainment), Amal Al-Agroobi  (Al-Agroobi Films)

DOUBLE BLIND (Ireland)

Director: Ian Hunt Duffy

Writer: Darach McGarrigle

Producer: Simon Doyle (Failsafe Films)

ECHOES (USA)

Director: J. Casey Modderno

Writers: J. Casey Modderno & Myles Hawthorne

Producers: Thomas R. Burke, Leal Naim (Love & Death Productions)

EXTRACTION (Netherlands)

Director/Writer: Martijn Smits

Producers: Paul Ruven (Talent United), Martijn Smits

Co-presented by the Imagine Film Festival

FOOD (France)

Director/Writer: Mathieu Mégemont

Producers: Anaïs Bertrand & Pascaline Saillant (Insolence Productions)

THE FUTURE EVE (L’ÈVE FUTURE) (Canada – Quebec)

Director: Olivier Asselin

Writers: Olivier Asselin & Lucille Fluet

Producer: Christine Falco (Films Camera Oscura)

GISELLE (USA)

Director: Rachel Chavkin

Writer: Rebecca Robinson

Producers: Michael Melamedoff (Cowboy Bear Ninja), Michael Roiff (Night And Day Pictures)

IT’S RAINING (PIOVE) (Italy / Belgium / Uruguay)

Director: Gustavo Hernandez

Writers: Jacopo Del Giudice, Gustavo Hernandez

Producers: Marina Marzotto & Mattia Oddone (Propaganda Italia),  Annick Mahnert (Screen Division) – Jean-Yves Roubin & Joseph Rouschop (GapBusters) Ignacio Garcia Cucucovich (Mother Superior Films)

L.O.L.A (Ireland)

Director/Writer: Andrew Legge

Producers: Alan Maher, John Wallace (Cowtown Pictures)

MY ANIMAL (Canada – Quebec)

Director: Jacqueline Castel

Writer: Jae Matthews

Producers: Aonan Yang (Greenground Production), Michael Solomon (Band With Pictures)

POLARIS (Canada – Northwest Territories)

Director/Writer:  Kirsten Carthew

Producer: Max Fraser (Hootalinqua Productions)

THE RETREAT (Canada – Ontario)

Director: Pat Mills

Writer: Alyson Richards

Producer: Alyson Richards (Alyson Richards Productions)

RULES FOR WEREWOLVES (Canada – Ontario)

Director: Jeremy Schaulin-Rioux

Writer: Kirk Lynn

Producer: Peter Harvey (Peter Harvey Productions Inc.)

THE TRIALS OF ALIEN LIFE (L’ÉPREUVE DE LA VIE EXTRA-TERRESTRE) (Canada – Quebec)

Director/Writer: Ian Lagarde

Producers: Sarah Mannering, Fanny Drew  (Colonelle Films)

UNDER CONSTRUCTION (WARCHE) (Lebanon)

Director: Nadim Tabet

Writers: Nadim Tabet and Antoine Waked

Producers: Georges Schoucair, Myriam Sassine (Abbout Productions)

WE CAME FROM THE SEA (Canada – British Columbia)

Director: Jeremy Lutter

Writer): Ryan Bright

Producers: Raynor Shima (Luchagore Productions), Broken Mirror Films

THE WRETCHED (Netherlands)

Director: Ruben Broekhuis

Writers: Chris W. Mitchell, Ruben Broekhuis & Monique van Kessel

Producers: Monique van Kessel, Pamela Berhitoe (Pit Film)