Twitch's Todd Brown is there, and he has this to say about Fireball:
While it’s not in production just yet, the team behind it has prepared a lengthy demo reel to show off the concept and stunt performers. The premise? Full contact, no holds barred, Muay Thai basketball. In a sensible world this would be so ridiculous as to be unwatchable but our world has never been sensible in the entire history of ever and so this thing looks bloody well fantastic.
It does sound a lot more fun than suicide, that's for sure.
Also at the Film Market:
- Screen Daily (PDF) profiles Aditya Assarat and his proposed new project, High Society, at the Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF). Nonzee Nimibutr is also trying to get funding for his next project, Secret of the Butterfly.
- Muay Thai Chaiya is screening (also via Screen Daily).
- Hong Kong Filmart Day 1
- Also in Hong Kong: Handle Me With Care
- Full house for Thai films in Hong Kong
- Nonzee, Aditya projects selected for Hong Kong-Asia Film Financing Forum
(Via Twitch; photo: Children play basketball on top of the hills of Busay, Cebu, Philippines; Creative Commons-licensed photo from Flickrstream of Benjie Ordonez)