TABOO’KS is a Festival initiative aimed at bringing fantastic genre literature and films closer together. Among all the entries received, the program selects 4 works (novel, play or graphic novel) to present them to producers attending the Festival, for the purpose of promoting agreements for adaptations of literary works as audiovisual projects.
- ► 4 literary works will be selected for a pitch session in front of audiovisual producers accredited at the Festival, who may be interested in its screen adaptation.
Taking advantage of the setting of the international film competition, TABOO’KS becomes a literary copyright market specializing in fantastic genre. The activity includes a contacts book and a master class offered by an important figure from the film and literary sector.
SELECTED PROJECTS 2019:
Rojo, Carlos Sisí.
Els àngels em miren, Marc Pastor
L'últim esmolet, Aniol Florensa
Iménez, Luis Noriega
The TABOO'KS event is completed with the participation of international experts, such as the American screenwriter Nicole Perlman, best known for co-writing the film Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), and the story for Marvel's Captain Marvel (2019). The writer and producer Nick Antosca, creator of Channel Zero (HBO), was present in the 2017 edition, or John Ajvide Lindqvist, acclaimed author and screenwriter of Let me in, who was an special guest at TABOO'KS 2018.
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