Fantastic Market | Mercado Fantastico is proud to announce its 2014 jurors and award sponsors.
Fantastic Market | Mercado Fantastico is proud to announce its 2014 jurors and award sponsors. This year's jurors are:
- Annick Mahnert (Screen Division)
- Josh C. Waller (Spectrevision)
- Javier Fernandez Cuarto (Blood Window at Ventana Sur)
- Mineko Mori (LATAM/Morbido Films)
Additionally, Morbido Films and Chemistry have joined Fantastic Market | Mercado Fantastico as 2014 sponsors. The two companies will offer a series of special prizes and awards to select market projects. Morbido Films will award selected projects with a coaching certificate (script / project comments, distribution and sales plan with recommendations and introductions, personalized Skype conference calls), distribution in Mexico and the acquisition of remake rights. Both these prizes will be provided under the discretion of Morbido, and the filmmakers have the right to accept or refuse the coaching or deal offered. Chemistry Cine will provide select projects with post-production services valued at $100,000 USD.
"Morbido Films and Chemistry Cine are perfect partners for Fantastic Market," says Fantastic Market director Rodney Perkins. "The main goal of the market is to help participants get their film made. These awards and prizes help further this goal.”
Chemistry is a post production facility, focused on deliver the best image quality, from data-management on set to DCP mastering. Chemistry offers color grading, on set dailies and finishing services. Chemistry team has developed an efficient workflow for digital cinema, throughout México and abroad.
Morbido Films is a boutique distribution label recently created by Latam Pictures (a filmed content distribution company present in the Latin American and Hispanic U.S.A markets) and Morbido (the content company responsible for Morbido Fest). They will be releasing Horror and Fantasy genre movies.
Fantastic Market, which is part of Fantastic Fest, will occur at September 18-20 at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar in Austin TX. Fantastic Fest runs from September 18 - 25, 2014. Winning market projects will be announced at the Fantastic Awards on September 22, 2014.