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International horror films announced for Frontières Platform at Cannes Film Festival

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 | News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

The pandemic hasn’t slowed down filmmakers from around the world, who will have projects presented in July.

For the fourth year, the Fantasia International Film Festival and the Marché du Film – Cannes Festival will host the Frontières Platform on Saturday-Sunday, July 11. Seven movies that are recently completed or in postproduction will have footage screened in the Buyers Showcase on the 11th, and filmmakers with six features in advanced stages of financing will show teaser trailers to prospective partners in the Proof of Concept Presentation on the 10th. The Buyers Showcase titles are:

ESLUNA: THE CROWN OF BABYLON (Canada)
Director: Denver Jackson
Producer: Daniel Hogg
Genre: Anime

KICKING BLOOD (Canada)
Director: Blaine Thurier
Producer: Jennifer Jonas
Genre: Horror

RUBIKON (Austria)
Director: Magdalena Lauritsch
Producers: Loredana Rehekampff, Andreas Schmied, Klaus Graf
Sales Agent: ARRI Worldsales
Genre: Science Fiction

SUBJECT (Australia)
Director: Tristan Barr
Producer: David Gim, Tristan Barr
Genre: Horror

THE CREEPS (Finland)
Director: Marko Mäkilaakso
Producers: Miika J. Norvanto, Timo Puustinen
Sales Agent: Raven Banner Entertainment
Genre: Horror Comedy

THE TWIN (Finland, Estonia)
Director: Taneli Mustonen
Producer: Aleksi Hyvärinen
Sales Agent: Film Constellation
Genre: Horror

TWISTED (Denmark)
Director: Vibeke Muasya
Producers: Lene Børglum, Vibeke Muasya
Genre: Dark Thriller

The Proof of Concept titles are:

ALL THE NAMES WE BURIED (U.S.)
Director: Thomas Torrey
Producers: Thomas Torrey, Noah Lang, Chadd Harbold, Sam Frohman
Sales Agent: ICM Partners
Genre: Thriller

BEASTS OF PREY (Italy)
Director: Andrea Corsini
Producer: Giorgia Maria Priolo, Francesco Grisi
Genre: Psychological Horror, Drama

DRAVEN (UK, Sweden, Norway, Finland)
Director: Sonny Laguna & Tommy Wiklund
Producers: Rachel Richardson-Jones, Sean Wheelan, David Liljeblad
Genre: Horror

LONG DAYS (U.S.)
Director: Adam Keleman
Producer: Eric Schultz
Genre: Thriller, Horror

SUPERPOSITION (Denmark)
Director: Karoline Lyngbye
Producer: Amalie Lyngbo Quist
Sales Agent: Trust Nordisk
Genre: Thriller

THE ISLAND BETWEEN TIDES (Canada)
Directors: Austin Andrews & Andrew Holmes
Producers: Austin Andrews, Andrew Holmes, Josh Huculiak
Genre: Gothic Horror

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.