Fantastic Pavilion to Launch at the Cannes Film Market
The Cannes Festival will have for the first time ever a Fantastic Pavilion, a significant booth and exhibition space located at the Cannes Marché du Film in the Palais des Festivals.
Conceived by Pablo Guisa, Grupo Mórbido CEO, Bernardo Bergeret, Ventana Sur co-director, and Daniel de la Vega, co-ordinator of Ventana Sur’s Maquinitas video game forum, the Fantastic Pavilion is hailed by Guisa as “the dawn of a new era for our industry.”
Looking set to both accelerate and symbolise the now significant role that genre plays in international market dynamics, the Fantastic Pavilion is being organised by members of the genre/fantastic film community spread across the world in partnership, crucially, with the Méliès International Festival Federation which groups most of the world’s key genre/fantastic events.
“With 27 member festivals worldwide, the Méliès International Festivals Federation has brought together fantastic film communities for decades. A Fantastic Pavilion at the world’s most important film market is an amazing new step and the MIFF is proud to be part of it,” said Chris Oosterom, Méliès International Festival Federation chairperson.
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