Organisers have announced the 16 projects selected for the inaugural edition of its international co-production market: Fantastic Market | Mercado Fantastico.
The market runs from Sept 19-21 in Austin, Texas. The festival proper runs from Sept 19-26.
The projects are: Belzebuth (Mexico) by Emilio Portes; Club Panico (Mexico) by Adrian Garcia Bogliano; Compulsion (US) by Batan Silva; Cross Of Souls (Brazil) by Dennison Ramalho; El Duende (Colombia) by Jorge Navas; El Plata (Argentina) by Tamae Garateguy; El Arbol Del Olvido (The Tree Of Oblivion) (Canada) by Rodrigo Gudiño; and Greedy Beasts (Spain) by Juan Martínez Moreno.
The list includes The Incident (Mexico) by Isaac Ezban (first feature); Small Town (Uruguay) by Gustavo Hernández Ibáñez; The Summer Hit (Uruguay-Chile-Brazil) by Pablo Stoll; and Tatewari (Mexico) by Edgar Nito; US Visitor (Argentina) by Nicolas Goldbart; The Wrong Place (Cuba-US) by Alejandro Brugués; Violent Rider (Chile) by Ernesto Diaz Espinosa; and Yamaha 300 (Mexico) by Jorge Michel Grau (Somos Lo Que Hay).