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SWALLOW

LOGLINE: Hunter is a newly pregnant woman who develops the compulsion to consume dangerous objects. The story follows her as she tries to escape the controlling family of her husband to confront the dark secret behind her obsession.

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Carlo Mirabella-Davis

CAST: Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell

GENRES: Drama   Tribeca_Site

STATUS: Completed

INTERNATIONAL SALES: Charades



MUSCLE

LOGLINE: Simon is an unhappy, unambitious office worker whose life is gradually taken over by Terry, his new, very hands-on personal trainer who reveals himself to be more committed – and more dangerous – than Simon could have imagined.

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Gerard Johnson

CAST: Cavan Clerkin, Craig Fairbrass

GENRES: Psychological Thriller

STATUS: Post-production

INTERNATIONAL SALES: WestEnd Films



JESSICA

LOGLINE: 20-year-old Jessica leaves the small town life in Sweden for Los Angeles with the aim to become the worlds next big porn star but the road to her goal turns out to be bumpier than she imagined.

DIRECTOR: Ninja Thyberg

WRITERS: Ninja Thyberg & Peter Modestij

CAST: Sofia Kappel

GENRE: Drama

STATUS: Post-Production

INTERNATIONAL SALES: Versatile



THE OWNERS

LOGLINE: Rural England; the early 1990s. Childhood friends Nathan and Terry are spurred on by out-of-town sociopath Gaz to rob the Huggins, the elderly local doctor and his wife. Nathan’s girlfriend Mary is dead against the plan but the lads are set: the doctor’s house is isolated, there’s a safe full of cash, no none will be home. It’s their way out of the shithole they’ve been born into.
But the Huggins return early. The tables are turned and a deadly game of cat and mouse ensues, leaving the youngsters fighting to save themselves from a nightmare they could never have imagined…

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Julius Berg

CAST: Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones)

GENRES: Thriller / Horror

STATUS: Pre-Production



TERRA WILLY

LOGLINE: The young Willy’s rescue capsule lands on a wild and unexplored planet, separated from his parents with whom he was traveling in space, following the destruction of their ship. With the help of Buck, his robot, he will have to wait until the arrival of a rescue mission. In the meantime, Billy, Buck and Flash, an alien creature they befriended, set out to discover the planet, its fauna, its flora … But also its dangers.

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Eric Tosti (The Jungle Bunch)

GENRES: Comedy / Family

STATUS: Completed – WATCH THE TRAILER (fr)

INTERNATIONAL SALES: BAC Films International



ZOO

LOGLINE: An unhappy couple tries to save their marriage in a zombie apocalypse.

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Antonio Tublén (Original, LFO, Robin)

CAST: Edward Speleers, Zoë Tapper, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Jan Bijvoet

GENRES: Dark Comedy

STATUS: Completed – WATCH THE TRAILER

INTERNATIONAL SALES: Seville International

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ADVANTAGES OF TRAVELING BY TRAIN

LOGLINE: “Would you like me to tell you about my life?” During a train journey, a man approaches Helga with this disconcerting question. The encounter will shape her future.

DIRECTOR: Aritz Moreno (Cólera, Bucle)

WRITER: Javier Gullón (based on a novel by Antonio Orejudo)

GENRES: Dark Comedy / Thriller / Horror

STATUS: Production

INTERNATIONAL SALES: Seville International



NEVER GROW OLD

LOGLINE: An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful American frontier town, but his family come under threat as the death toll rises.

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Ivan Kavanagh (Tin Can Man, The Canal, The Fading Light)

CAST: John Cusack, Emile Hirsch, Déborah François

GENRES: Western

STATUS: Completed – WATCH THE TRAILER

INTERNATIONAL SALES: Metro International



SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL

LOGLINE: Paul Marchand covered multiple wars and was known for his flamboyant, devilmay-care approach to dealing with conflict zones. Running the gauntlet of Sarajevo’s Sniper Alley in an unarmoured car, he relentlessly reports the story of the massacre going on all around him to an apathetic Western world. But at a certain point the killing around him becomes too much to bear and he considers taking up arms.

DIRECTOR: Guillaume de Fontenay

WRITER: Guillaume Vigneault

CAST: Niels Schneider, Ella Rumpf, Vincent Rottiers, Elisa Lasowski

GENRES: War

STATUS: Post-Production

INTERNATIONAL SALES: Charades



FARMING

LOGLINE: Based on the writer/director’s childhood, Farming tells the story of a young Nigerian boy, “farmed out” by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead gang.

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

CAST: Damson Idris, Kate Beckinsale, Gugu Mbatha-Raw

GENRE: Drama

STATUS: Completed – WATCH THE TIFF INTERVIEW OF THE TEAM

INTERNATIONAL SALES: HanWay Films

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REVENGE

LOGLINE: Three entrepreneurs gather for their annual hunting trip. One of them brought his mistress, a sexy lolita. Things turn bad and the woman is left for dead. When she gets back to life, the boys’ trip turns into a manhunt in the middle of the desert…

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Coralie Fargeat (short Reality+, Audi Talent Award with a successful festival run)

CAST: Matilda Anna Ingrid Lutz, Kevin Janssens

GENRES: Revenge / Survival / Western

STATUS: Completed – WATCH THE TRAILER

INTERNATIONAL SALES: Charades

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GHOSTLAND

LOGLINE: A mother of two inherits a home from her aunt. On the first night in her new home, she is confronted with murderous intruders and fights for her daughters’ lives.

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Pascal Laugier (The Tall Man, Martyrs)

CAST: Crystal Reed, Mylène Farmer, Emilia Jones, Anastasia Phillips, Taylor Hickson

GENRES: Horrific Thriller / Home Invasion

STATUS: Completed – WATCH THE TRAILER

INTERNATIONAL SALES: Kinology



NO GODS NO MASTERS

LOGLINE: France, XIIth Century. A mysterious Arabic stranger who vowed not to kill has to save a kidnapped girl and avenge an oppressed village. On his way: a powerful and decadent Lord – a former Crusades hero – and his knights.

DIRECTOR/WRITER: Eric Cherrière (Cruel)

CAST: Saleh Bakri, Jenna Thiam, Pascal Greggory

GENRES: Drama / Period-Medieval / Action

STATUS: Post-Production



BLOOD MACHINES

LOGLINE: Two space hunters are tracking down a machine trying to free itself. After they take it down, the ghost of a woman pulls itself outside of the machine, as if the spaceship had a soul. Trying to understand this phenomenon, they chase the woman through the galaxy.

DIRECTORS/WRITERS: Raphaël Hernandez & Savitri Joly-Gonfard aka Seth Ickerman (Kaydara, Turbo Killer)

CAST: Anders Heinrichsen, Elisa Lasowski, Christian Erickson, Natasha Cashman, Joëlle Berckmans, Noémie Stevens

GENRES: Science-Fiction / Musical Short Film

STATUS: Post-Production – WATCH THE TEASER

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WINTER'S END

LOGLINE: Four orphans – two boys and two girls – raised confined in an Institution ran by the Phalanx (a dictatorship in place), escape and find out they are the children of the Resistants who were slaughtered by the Phalanx. They decide to fight and restore equality using culture.

DIRECTORS/WRITERS: Fleur & Manu (M83 clip trilogy, Nike, Apple)

GENRES: SciFi / Adventure / Coming Of Age

STATUS: Development


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