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Following the selection of the official Frontières line-up of film projects for the Frontières International Co-Production Market, another 12 projects have been chosen for the return of the Off-Frontières selection, for the market’s 4th edition.

The Off-Frontières projects line-up features a predominance of Canadian projects, complemented by projects from American, Mexican, Irish, British, French, German and Australian directors and producers. Highlights include the next features by Dario Argento (Suspiria) and by Jacob Tierney (The Trotsky), as well as follow-up features by Fantasia alumni Rob Grant (Mon Ami), Pat Kiely (Who Is KK Downey?), Kerry Prior (The Revenent) and Olivier Sabino (Misere).

The previously announced Frontières selection of projects also featured 12 film projects. Highlights included the next features by George Mihalka (Bloody Valentine) and Gabriel Pelletier (Karmina), as well as new projects by Fantasia alumni Gavin Michael Booth (To Hell, With Love), Kristina Buozyte (Vanishing Waves), Simon Rumley (The Living and the Dead), Andreas Schaap (Must Love Death) and James Sizemore (The Demon’s Rook)

The Off-Frontières @ Fantasia 2014 selection consists of the following 12 projects:

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)
The previously announced official Frontières selection of Frontières @ Fantasia 2014 consists of the following projects:

DEAD NOON (Luxembourg)
Director/Writer: Jeff Desom (1st Feature)
Producer: Bernard Michaux – Lucil Film (SCHATZRITTER)

EMERGENCE (Lithuania)
Directors/Writers: Kristina Buozyte & Bruno Samper (VANISHING WAVES)
Producer: Leva Norviliene – Tremora (VANISHING WAVES)

EXTRA ORDINARY (Ireland)
Directors/Writers: Mike Ahern & Enda Loughman (1st Feature)
Producers: Ailish Bracken & Katie Holly (EP) – Blinder Films (CITADEL)

THE EXTRACTOR (Quebec)
Directors/Producers: Gavin Booth (THE SCAREHOUSE) & Mark A. Krupa (THE WILD HUNT) – Mimetic Entertainment
Writer: Mark A. Krupa (THE WILD HUNT)

THE GODLESS (UK)
Director: Simon Rumley (THE LAST WORD)
Writer: Dan Schaffer (THE SCRIBBLER)
Producers: Bob Portal – Fidelity Films (RED WHITE & BLUE) & Tim Dennison – Tall Man Films (THE HOARDER)

LOVE SICK (USA)
Director/Writer: Todd E. Freeman (CELL COUNT)
Producers: The Brothers Freeman & Lara Cuddy – Polluted Pictures (THE WEATHER OUTSIDE) / Executive Producer : Michael Glynn Macdonald (HELLMOUTH)

THE OFFING (USA)
Director/Writer : David Prior (1st Feature)
Producer : Jeremy Platt (THE LORDS OF SALEM)

PRINT THE LEGEND (Germany)
Director/Writer: Andreas Schaap (MUST LOVE DEATH)
Producers: Michael Dupke, Benny Theisen – Little Bridge Pictures (THREE MILE RIDERS) & Simon Amberger – Neuesuper (EASTALGIA)

REVELATIONS (Canada)
Director/Executive Producer: George Mihalka (WATCHTOWER)
Writer: Al Kratina (24 HOUR RENTAL)

RITE OF THE WITCH GODDESS (Canada)
Director: James Sizemore (THE DEMON’S ROOK)
Writers: James Sizemore & Katarina Gligorijevic
Producers: Katarina Gligorijevic & Tim Reis – Ultra 8 Pictures

THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD (Portugal)
Director: João Alves (1st Feature)
Writer/Producer: Paulo Leite – Bad Behavior (1st Feature)

VAPORETTO 13 (Quebec)
Director: Gabriel Pelletier (LA PEUR DE L’EAU)
Writer: Gabriel Pelletier, based on the novel by Robert Girardi
Producer: François Ferland – Novem (LAC MYSTÈRE)

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