Carlota Pereda’s second film The Chapel, her follow-up to Sundance hit Piggy, is among the seven films selected for Fantastic 7, the showcase of international genre projects at various stages of production to be showcased at the Cannes market this year.
Fantastic 7 is a joint initiative of the Cannes Marche du Film, Sitges’ International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia and Buenos Aires’ Ventana Sur co-director Bernardo Bergeret. Each film has been selected by a different genre-focused festival
The Chapel, which is in post, is the selection of Sitges. The film is produced and is being sold by Spain’s Filmax, with Bixagu and is backed by Netflix. It is about a young girl who wishes to keep communicating with her dead mother, with the help of a fake medium.
Fantastic 7 will take place on May 21 with Alex de la Iglesia the ‘godfather’ of this year’s event.
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