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Frontières@Fantasia 2016: Works In Progress - THE CHAMBER, THE DEVIL ON WHEELS, INNER GHOSTS, RADIUS And THE VOID

The Works in Progress session is a strange beast. Think of it like Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Like the porridge was too hot, too cold and just right, so is the kind of snippets of projects that you get...

Frontières@Fantasia 2016: The Raven Banner Showcase

With the Market in full swing last Thursday a smaller number of attendees reconvened that afternoon back to the J.A. de Seve theatre for the Raven Banner Entertainment Showcase. Four projects were presented in various stages of production: Portal to...

Fantasia 2016: VENTABLVCK Concept Short Emerges

When we last spoke with Canadian director Gariel Carrer (The Demolisher), he was about to unleash some violent Ventablvck conceptual footage at the Frontieres Market at the Fantasia Film Festival. That footage made its way online today and I'm not surprised to...

Fantasia 2016: Collect Your Exclusive SHE'S ALLERGIC TO CATS Trading Cards Right Here

Michael Reich's strange little film She's Allergic to Cats will have its World Premiere in Montreal at Fantasia next week. We at ScreenAnarchy have a couple of exclusives to share with you today. First off, would you like to know...

Fantasia 2016 Interview: JT Mollner Talks OUTLAWS AND ANGELS and Subverting Expectation

JT Mollner's feature debut Outlaws and Angels is a subversive and emotionally honest coming of age story with a strong female lead at its centre. Joining the recent batch of westerns made by indie auteurs who seem drawn to playing against...

Fantasia 2016: Poster Premiere For Duane Andersen's SUPERPOWERLESS

ScreenAnarchy is pleased to share with you the brand new poster from Duane Andersen's coming of middle-age superhero movie Superpowerless. His film will have its World Premiere at Fantasia on July 24th in the J.A. De Seve Theatre (you...

BED OF THE DEAD: First Trailer Promises Restless Nights And Lots of Blood

The fine lads at Black Fawn Films are at it again. Just before the weekend they released the first trailer for one of their upcoming productions Bed of the Dead. This is hot on the heels of the announcement of...

Art Dangerously Imitates Life in MAN UNDERGROUND

Co-directors Michael Borowiec & Sam Marine will screen their unsettling feature debut, Man Underground, at this year’s Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal. Led by Flaked’s George Basil, Man Underground centers on a paranoid conspiracy theorist who decides directing a film...

Fantasia 2016: Kickass Jurors, Phenomenal Frontieres & Fantastic Works-in-Progress

The beast that is Fantasia 2016 has awoken. Today brings the program launch and the schedule which is now live on the website. That means that very soon, thousands of film fans will line up around the block of Concordia...

Fantasia 2016: Third Wave Unleashes an Embarrasment of Riches, Including Virtual Reality Projects, Special Guests & More

Wow. If you know Fantasia, then you know that this festival is among the heavy hitters in the world of genre films. Every year, this festival gets bigger and better --- which always seems impossible, yet it happens. This July...

Gabriel Carrer Going Pitch Black with VENTABLVCK

If you thought last year's revenge thriller The Demolisher packed an emotional gut punch, Gabriel Carrer has a message for you: You ain't seen nothing yet. Speaking to me about his next film, the intriguingly titled Ventablvck, the director was very clear he was planning...

Fantasia 2016: A Tsunami Sized Second Wave of Titles Announced

With the mega-sized Montreal genre-fest hitting its two decade milestone this year, Fantasia is pulling out all the stops. The first announcement offered details on their now mature and thriving film development market (Frontieres), as well as several world premieres,...

Fantasia 2016: Enter This Year's Tent Square Bumper Contest

As the Fantasia International Film Festival draws near there comes word that the festival is teaming with Tent Square once again for their 2016 bumper contest. We have two contests this year, one for contestants outside Montreal (winner gets free...

Frontières@Fantasia 2016: Second Wave Of Market Titles Announced - Another Great Mix Of Filmmakers And Projects

We at ScreenAnarchy are all looking at our calendars and are counting down the days to the Fantasia International Film Festival this July. I am especially looking forward to the Frontières International Co-Production Market.    The second wave of market...

Fantasia 2016: First Wave of Titles Announced!

Celebrating its 20th year in Montreal Canada, the mammoth sized mecca for Martial Arts, Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction films that is the Fantasia International Film Festival runs from July 14 - August 2 this year. The festival has always...

Frontières@Fantasia: Fantasia Alumni Return, First Wave Of Market Titles Announced

The countdown is on as the Fantasia International Film Festival approaches this July and the Frontieres Co-production Market is always a highlight for us at ScreenAnarchy. As the co-production market continues to grow in size and it’s influence can be...

CASH ONLY: Watch This Exclusive Clip From Detroit Based Crime Thriller

One of our favorite crime thrillers from the festival circuit, Cash Only, hits cinemas and VOD this Friday in the U.S. thanks to FilmBuff. To give you a taste of what is in store for you we have an exclusive clip!...

Frontières@Cannes: Announces Goes To Cannes Work-In-Progress Line-up

As the Frontières Global Domination Tour of 2016 carries on, having already conquered Brussels once again, market director Lindsay Peters and her team are preparing to invade Cannes in a couple weeks. Frontières recently announced a new partnership with the...

Cannes And Fantasia's Frontières Join Forces Again. For Good, Possibly Evil

Our friends at the Frontières Int'l Co-production Market have just come off of a successful Spring market in Brussels and the good news just keeps on coming. Variety reported this morning that the Co-production market that started at the Fantasia...

FRONTIÈRES@BRUSSELS Announces Co-production Market Lineup

As the market season kicks off elsewhere in the world it is time to announce the lineup of projects participating in the co-production market in Frontieres at Brussels. One of the few co-production markets whose sole focus is on developing...