Fantasia Announces Titles for Off-Frontieres Development Marketplace

Further rounding out its Development/Production marketplace, The Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal adds another 12 genre projects under the Off-Frontières banner. Along with the Frontières titles, puts a lot of filmmakers, producers and other creative types in the same space. 

If you follow the indie horror and festival circuit, there are going to be a lot of familiar names below (not the least of which are Dario Argento, Simon Hunter, Jacob Tierney and Jorge Michel Grau).

The 17th Fantasia Festival runs from July 17 until August 5, 2014, with the marketplace sandwiched in the middle weekend. Here are the Off-Frontières selections:

A WORLD WAR II FAIRYTALE: THE MAKING OF MICHAEL MANN'S THE KEEP (UK / USA / France)
Director: Stewart Buck (1st feature documentary)
Producers: Stewart Buck - Buck Green Films, Alex Kuciw - Django Media, Stéphane Piter
 
BLACK HORIZON (Irlande)
Director / Screenwriter: George Kane (DISCOVERDALE)
Producers: Julianne Forde and Ruth Treacy - Tailored Films (STITCHES)
 
CE QU'ELLE A DANS LE VENTRE (Quebec)
Director / Screenwriter: Martin Thibodeau (1st feature)
Producer: Marie-Dominique Michaud - Lusio Films (LE TORENT)
Cast: Isabelle Blais (THE HIGH COST OF LIVING), Julien Poulin (CAMION)
 
HEARTBREAKERS (Quebec)
Director / Screenwriter: Pat Kiely (WHO IS KK DOWNEY?)
Producer: Robert Vroom - Vroom Productions (THREE NIGHT STAND)
 
HOUSE OF STAIRS (Quebec)
Director: Jacob Tierney (GOOD NEIGHBORS)
Screenwriter: Doug Taylor (SPLICE), basé sur un roman de William Sleator
Producers: Michael Solomon - Bandwidth Pictures (EDDIE : THE SLEEPWALKING CANNIBAL), Phyllis Laig - Buffalo Gal Pictures (SILENT NIGHT), Scott Hyman - Zest Productions (500 DAYS OF SUMMER)
 
LAST BLOOD (Germany / USA / UK)
Director: Simon Hunter (MUTANT CHRONICLES)
Screenwriters: Bobby Crosby, Ed Lynden-Bell, Nick Sterling, based on a graphic novel by Bobby and Chris Crosby
Producers: Christian Arnold-Beutel - Favorit Film (BANSHEE CHAPTER), Isen Robins and Aimee Schoof - Intrisic Value Films (BLUE CAPRICE)
Cast: Thomas Jane (DRIVE HARD), Ron Perlman (HELLBOY)
 
MARK OF KANE (Canada)
Screenwriters: Justin McConnell and Serena Whitney (1st feature), based on a novel by Douglas Borton
Producers: Avi Federgreen (DEAD BEFORE DAWN 3D) - Federgreen Entertainment, Justin McConnell and Serena Whitney - Unstable Grounds
 
MULTIPLIER (Mexico / Quebec)
Director / Screenwriter: Rodrigo Hernández (1st feature)
Producers: Mayra Espinoza Castro and Jorge Michel Grau - Velarium Arts (WE ARE WHAT WE ARE), Anne-Marie Gélinas - EMA Films (MARS ET AVRIL)
 
THE PASSENGER (Quebec)
Director: Olivier Sabino (1st feature)
Screenwriters: Olivier Sabino and Francis Lussier
Producer: Marie-Louise Gariépy - Film Oddity
 
THE SANDMAN (Germany / Canada)
Director: Dario Argento (DRACULA 3D)
Screenwriter: David Tully (DJINN)
Producers: Jeff Rogers - KCUS Productions (SUCK), Daniella Tully - Shivertownroad Films (CONTAGION)
 
THE SATURN PARTICLE RAMPAGE (USA, Canada, Australia)
Director / Screenwriter: Kerry Prior (THE REVENANT)
Producers: Dean Bertram - Lovecraft 21c Productions, Liam Finn - Filmmakers Alliance Productions (MIDNIGHT MOVIE), Kerry Prior - Wanko Toys, Sevé Schelenz - Sleep Apnea Productions (SKEW), Steve Christopher Wallace - SCWFilms
 
TO BE CONTINUED... (Canada)
Director / Screenwriter: Rob Grant (MON AMI)
Producers: Luke Black, Peter Harvey - Peter Harvey Films (PICTURE DAY)
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  • Ard Vijn

    So... DRACULA 3D is now the title we most associate with Dario Argento?
    Honest advertising is more popular than I thought!

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