Fantastic Fest top brass have announced their work-in-progress selections and film previews for the second edition of the international genre co-production market, Fantastic Market | Mercado Fantastico.
The market runs from September 18-20 in Austin, Texas, concurrent with Fantastic Fest from September 18-25.
“These work-in-progress selections represent a broad range of styles and subject matter,” said market director Rodney Perkins. “Although the films are very different, they share one thing in common: they are all the result of an intense original vision that is completely in sync with the mission of Fantastic Market.”
In addition to the work-in-progress screenings, Fantastic Market will also screen a selection of previews, clips and teasers of Latin American genre films in development and post-production.
The market has added an additional pitch project from Argentina called Remora.
The works-in-progress selections are:
Scherzo Diabolico (pictured, Mexico-USA), dir Adrian Garcia Bogliano;
Tres Escapularios (Three Scapulars) (Colombia), dir Felipe Aljure; and
Frondoso Edén Del Corazón (Splendorous Garden Of The Heart) (Uruguay), dir Juan Manuel ‘Juma’ Fodde.
The film teasers and previews are:
Ave De Caza (Game Bird) (Chile), dirs Nayra Ilic and Gabriel Caceres;
Los Parecidos (The Similars) (Mexico), dir Isaac Ezban;
Reversal (Mexico), dir José Manuel Cravioto;
El Plata (Argentina), dir Tamae Garateguy;
Fist Of Jesus - Special Presentation (Spain), dirs David Muñoz and Adrián Cardona; and
Necrofobia 3D (Argentina), dir Daniel de la Vega.
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