New work from David Gordon Green and Faye Dunaway's featuredirectorial debut are among the highlights of the No Borders International Co-production market at the upcoming 28th Annual IFPMarket in New York.
Hot on the heels of the Toronto International FilmFestival, the yearly event presents a forum for filmmakers to discuss projectsin development with industry professionals.
The event encompasses more than 1,600 one-on-one meetingsrevolving around 187 projects selected to take part in the event, of which 94are documentaries.
Green's project Busted Down On Bourbon Street tells of two cowboys up to mischief inthe SouthWest, while Dunaway's Master Class, adapted from Terrence McNally's Tonyaward winning play, tells of Maria Callas' struggle to regain her voice and herlife.
The No Borders project line-up also includes Antony Sher's Cheap Lives, the $5.7m tale of a condemned serialkiller in South Africa awaiting his fate in the twilight years of Apartheid.
The National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa, and theAsian Film Market/Pusan Promotional Plan in South Korea have joined theexisting nine international partners on the No Borders international projectsprogramme.
"The IFP Market has increasingly become an efficient gatewayfor the international community to source the best US projects seekingfinancing each year," Michelle Byrd, IFP executive director, said."Additionally, it provides a useful platform for our internationalpartners to introduce their filmmakers to the US industry."
The IFP Marketruns from Sept17-21. For more details visit the website at