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Frontières unveils Brussels line-up

Third European edition of genre co-production market to feature new projects from Baskin’s Can Evrenol [pictured] and Doc Of The Dead’s Alexandre Philippe.

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Frontières International Co-Production Market has unveiled the full line-up for its third European edition.

Taking place at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (BIFFF) from March 30-April 1, Frontières will showcase 20 projects from the likes of Belgium, Canada, the Netherlands, Turkey and the UK.

A total of 20 projects were selected from a record number of submissions new projects from Baskin’s Can Evrenol, Doc Of The Dead’s Alexandre Philippe, Go Down Death’s Aaron Schimberg and I Sell The Dead’s Glenn McQuaid.

Giles Daoust (Starry Eyes), Amy Darling (Violent), François Cognard (The Strange Color Of Your Body’s Tears) and Glass Eye Pix’s Larry Fessenden and Peter Phok are among the producers showcasing new projects in Brussels.

Frontières has also picked Amanda Kramer’s Drain You, executive produced by the Poltergeist remake director Gil Kenan.

Lindsay Peters, market & industry director at Fantasia International Film Festival, told Screen: “We are absolutely thrilled with the quality of this year’s line-up for Brussels. It’s quite clear that genre film is only continuing to thrive. Not only did we receive a record number of submissions, but the level of ambition of this edition’s projects is going to make for a very exciting year.”

Established in 2012 by the Fantasia International Film Festival, Frontières has developed into a biannual transatlantic circuit between Montreal and Brussels. It is a collaborative initiative between Fantasia, BIFFF and Vision-in-Motion.

Frontières is supported by Creative Europe, la Région de Bruxelles Capitale, Visit Brussels, Telefilm Canada and SODEC.

The full Frontières line-up:

12 (UK)
Dir/Wri: Evrim Ersoy
Prod: James Pearcey, Russell Would, Katherine O’Shea, Nicole McControversy, Thierry Phlips (Ne’er Do Well Productions Ltd.)

Amsterdam Gothic (Netherlands)
Dir/Wri: Chris W. Mitchell
Prod: Jan Doense, Herman Slagter (House of Netherhorror)

The Ballad Of Audrey Earnshaw (Canada)
Dir/Wri: Thomas Robert Lee
Prod: Amy Darling, Thomas Robert Lee (Media Darling)

Bath Of Blood (Hungary)
Dirs: Yvonne Kerékgyártó, Garegin Vanisian
Wri: Yvonne Kerékgyártó, Garegin Vanisian
Prod: Károly Fehér (Popfilm Kft.)
Co-presented with The Film Garage

The Battle Of Farador (Canada)
Dir: Édouard Tremblay
Wri: Édouard Tremblay, Daniel Boulanger
Prod: Sonia Despars, Marc Biron (PARALLAXES)

Bloodsuckers (Finland)
Dir/Wri:  Elin Grönblom
Producer: Leila Lyytikäinen (Fisher King Production Oy)
Co-presented with the Nordic Genre Boost

Chained For Life (USA)
Dir/Wri: Aaron Schimberg
Prod: Vanessa McDonnell (Grand Motel Films)

Crashed (France)
Dir: David Morlet
Wri: Jean-Luc Cano, David Morlet, Samy Baaroun
Prod: Vincent Brançon, François Cognard (To Be Continued)

Demonolatry (Canada)
Dir/Wri: Daniel Perlmutter
Prod: Laura Perlmutter and Andrew Nicholas McCann Smith (First Love Films Inc.)

Drain You (USA)
Dir: Amanda Kramer
Wri: Amanda Kramer & Benjamin Shearn
Prod: Rebecca Rose Perkins (Rosa Lucida)
Executive Prod: Gil Kenan

Errementari (The Blacksmith And The Devil) (Spain - France)
Dir: Paul Urkijo
Wri: Paul Urkijo, Asier Guericaechebarria
Prod: Luis de Oza, Miguel Angel Jimenez, Ortzi Acosta, Paul Urkijo, Gorka Gómez Andreu (Kinoskopik Film Production) Rodolphe Sanzé, Laurent Fumeron (The Project)

Fracture (Belgium)
Dir/Wri: Benjamin Viré
Prod: Marie Besson (Eklektik Productions)

Ghosts Of India (Germany)
Dir: Thor Klein
Wri: Thor Klein & Lena Vurma
Prod: Lena Vurma (dragonflyfilms)

Grimes & Blake At Your Service (USA)
Dir/Wri: Glenn McQuaid
Prod: Larry Fessenden, Peter Phok (Glass Eye Pix)

Housewife (Turkey)
Dir: Can Evrenol
Wri: Can Evrenol, Cem Ozuduru
Prod: MO Film

In Vitro (Canada)
Dir: Pascal Trottier
Wri: Svet Ruskov
Prod: Casey Walker and Jay Deverett (Cave Painting Pictures)

Loyal (France)
Dir: Guillaume Pierret
Wri: Samy Baaroun & Guillaume Pierret
Prod: Frédéric Fiore and Rémi Leautier (Logical Pictures/Indemne Films)

La Maison Sans Visage (Canada)
Dir: Rémi Fréchette
Wri: Sophie Grech
Prod: Caroline Gaudette (Version 10 Productions)

Monsters Within (USA)
Dir/Wri: Alexandre O. Philippe
Prod: Kerry Deignan Roy (Exhibit A Pictures)

Painkillers (Belgium)
Dir: Vincent Toujas
Wri: Giles Daoust
Prod: Giles Daoust, Catherine Dumonceaux, Vincent Toujas (Title Media)

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