Excellent news: SpectreVision, the production company founded by Fantastic Fest friends Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah and Josh C. Waller and responsible for such great films as A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Cooties and The Boy, will present at Fantastic Fest's genre market this year. As longtime supporters of Fantastic Fest and Fantastic Market, and as a company that has brought such terrific genre fare to a wider audience, who better?
Read on for the press release!
Austin, TX - Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - Fantastic Market | Mercado Fantastico, which is Fantastic Fest's genre film market, is pleased to announce that Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller, and Elijah Wood, partners and co-founders of SpectreVision, will be the market's special guests for 2015.
The SpectreVision partners will open the market on September 24th with a special keynote presentation covering a variety of topics including the company's origins, its approach to film development, production and financing as well as the operation of the company's music division. In addition to their presentation, the world premiere of their newest ‘SpectreVision Presents’ title, Belladonna of Sadness, will be held at Fantastic Fest. The market runs from September 24 through September 26, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Fantastic Fest runs from September 24th to October 1st.
“SpectreVision was an early supporter of Fantastic Market when it started in 2013,” says market director Rodney Perkins. “We are excited to have them discuss their insights about the film industry and share their work with the audience."
“It is an honor to be invited as special guests of the Mercado Fantastico,” says Elijah Wood. “A growing market within the greatest film festival in the world, that fosters new and emerging films and filmmakers. We are soul mates!”
Fantastic Market is organized by market director Rodney Perkins, market coordinator Jean Anne Lauer and Fantastic Fest director Kristen Bell. CANANA—the Mexican production and distribution outlet helmed by Gael Garcia Bernal, Diego Luna, Pablo Cruz and Julian Levin—co-produces the market. Cristina Garza, Vice President of Mundial, CANANA’s sales joint venture with IM Global, is sourcing projects from the region.
Access to Fantastic Market is limited to Fantastic Fest badge holders with industry and market credentials. For information about attending Fantastic Fest and Fantastic Market, please visit http://fantasticfest.com/market/industry or contact [email protected].