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The Montreal-based Fantasia International Film Festival is gearing up to run again this year from July 17th-August 5th, and having already boasted a very impressive first wave of films (including a special presentation of James Gunn’s Guardians Of The Galaxy), the second wave of films has now been announced, making the festival sounds like an even more impressive place to be next month. We’ve combined the two announcements into one, just to give you fright fiends a glimpse at the awesome list of titles coming to festival goers next month.
Fantasia 2014 will launch with the Canadian premiere of Jacky In The Kingdom Of Women (Jacky au royaume des filles), a sharp political satire from comic book genius Riad Sattouf (Les Beaux Gosses) that took the Rotterdam Film Festival by storm.
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- Jerry Smith
A bunch of attention-grabbing Scandi projects were presented at the opening TV seminar of the Nordic Film Market, “TV Drama Vision,” held at Goteborg on Thursday. One of them was “Welcome to Sweden,” the English-speaking Swedish comedy series created, directed by and starred by Greg Poehler, brother to Amy Poehler who’s executive producing and also doing a cameo in the show.
“Welcome to Sweden,” produced by Flx in co-production with TV4, Entertainment One and Syskon (the production company set up by the two Poehlers), has already been sold to NBC, making it the first Swedish TV series ever to be sold directly to a big network channel in the Us.
“Of course it opened some doors having my sister on the project,” said Greg Poehler when presenting the first clips at Goteborg. “But I’m also really good at convincing people that I can do things, whether it’s true or not, »
- Jon Asp
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