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American Film Market Dailies


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NOVEMBER 1 - 8, 2017  SANTA MONICA

Every Fall, the Global Film Industry Converges in Santa Monica: Filmmakers, producers, directors and writers from around the world come to AFM to gain exposure, discover new projects and make deals. The American Film Market & Conferences is the largest motion picture trade fair in the world. 

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Promote your line up during AFM

AFM 2017 runs November 1 - 8, 2017  We would like to contribute to your success in AFM Can we help? Promote your line up to media, buyers and attendees. Boost your screenings' attendance. Shoot interviews or video captur... 
 

AFM Screenings & Events Update | Friday, November 3

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Added Screenings Film: Time: Theatre: Company: &...

 

Wine tasting Party for Festival Directors at AFM

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The hosts of the filmfestivals.com wine tasting for Festival Directors at AFM: from left to right: Laurie Kirby (Fest Forums), Bruno Chatelin (filfestivals.com), Stuart MacNaught (Festforums) and Lise Romanoff (Vision Films). The party was held November 3rd at Vision Filmssuite gathering some 45 festival directors from around the world. Next wine tasting will be in Cannes. Fine wines by Bernardus ...
 

The end is coming to AFM...The Apocalypse War!

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Protagonist Pictures has sold North American rights to FilmRise for Clio Barnard’s drama Dark River

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Protagonist Pictures has sold North American rights to FilmRise for Clio Barnard’s (The Selfish Giant, The Arbor) drama Dark River. It was announced today by Protagonist Managing Director of Sales and Distribution Vanessa Saal and FilmRise CEO Danny Fisher. The film debuted as a world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and screened as an official selection in the London Film Festival to outstanding reviews.    The North American deal was negotiated between Geor...
 
 

Burt Reynolds stars in "Miami Love Affair" -- New Romantic Comedy at AFM

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CoCo Movie, LLC Brings on Ginger Knight Entertainment for Worldwide Sales           ...
 

The 31st Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles celebrated its opening night before a sold-out crowd

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JEFFREY TAMBOR, LIOR ASHKENAZI HONORED   Israel Film Fest in LA- Meir Fenigstein, left, Ayelet Zurer, Karin Eliyahu-Pery & Jeffrey Tambor The 31st Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles, which runs through November 21st, celebrated its opening night before a sold-out crowd at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills on November 5th.  Festival founder/executive director Meir Fenigstein presided over the night, which honored Jeffrey Tambor with the 2017 Israel Film Festival Achieveme...
 

Working with Sales Agents AFM Panel Quotes

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DISTRIBUTION CONFERENCE WORKING WITH SALES AGENTS (9.15am)   Clay Epstein, Moderator President, Film Mode Entertainment   “Film models are not built on exceptions but rather built on norms and standards. The reason you’re reading about Netflix and multi-million dollar sales out of a festival is because it’s news, it’s not the norm.”   “Sales agents have changed their responsibility. They have become producing partners, co-financiers ...
 

The Future of Video on Demand AFM Panel Quotes

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THE FUTURE OF VIDEO ON DEMAND (11.15am) Andy Bohn Founder & Partner, The Film Arcade    “Some of the irony of VOD is that it was originally a promise of unlimited shelf space. However, when you are talking about the user interface on Netflix, iTunes, etc., I find that it’s actually less shelf space versus when you could walk into a Blockbuster 15 years ago and skim the aisles for 10 minutes and see a lot of box art really quickly. No...
 
 

Working with the US Guilds AFM Panel quotes

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WORKING WITH THE U.S. GUILDS (3pm) Kay S. Wolf Senior Representative/Member Organizing Department, Writers Guild of America West   “You want to get all the protection and benefits of joining the union […] We really are plugged into the industry standards.”   “Don’t guess, just call. Some producers, they fear calling. We’re here as a resource, we really do want to protect the talent.”        &nb...
 

November 7 2017: Los Angeles: the AFM hosted the Distribution Conference, featuring the following two sessions:

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Distribution Conference, featuring the following two sessions: Working with Sales Agents The Future of Video On Demand Working with the U.S. Guilds   Today’s speakers and moderators, in alphabetical order, included: ·         Andy Bohn, Co-Founder & Partner, The Film Arcade ·         Bruce Eisen, President, Digital Advisors ·&nb...
 

Flix Premiere partners with Chris Brown and Darren Dean, to launch their inaugural Original Production

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Flix Premiere announces the release of its first Original Production, the multi-award winning feature - The Other Kids Flix Premiere, the online cinema for award-winning and leading independent films, announced today the release of its first Flix Premiere Original production, The Other Kids – scheduled to premiere on October 28, 2017 in both the USA and UK markets. This news comes only months after Flix Premiere’s CEO, Martin Warner announced a commitment of $50 m...
 

November 6, 2017 was a busy day at AFM with 5 sessions and panels

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November 6, 2017 was a busy day at  AFM with 5 panels and sessions in the production conference: Production Conference, featuring the following two sessions: Producing for the Pre-Sales Marketplace What They Want: Inside the Major Studios   How to Get the Best Music for Your Project and Save Time & Money Distributing & Monetizing Feature Documentaries Romania Welcomes Hollywood   Today’s speakers and...
 

Romania welcomes Hollywood AFM Panel quotes

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November 6, 2017: Los Angeles: Today the AFM hosted: Production Conference, featuring the following two sessions: Producing for the Pre-Sales Marketplace What They Want: Inside the Major Studios   How to Get the Best Music for Your Project and Save Time & Money Distributing & Monetizing Feature Documentaries Romania Welcomes Hollywood   ROMANIA WELCOMES HOLLYWOOD (11.30am) Andrei Zinca Moderator Director/Pro...
 
 

How to get best music for your project and save time and money AFM Panel Quotes

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November 6, 2017: Los Angeles:   the AFM hosted: Production Conference, featuring the following two sessions: Producing for the Pre-Sales Marketplace What They Want: Inside the Major Studios   How to Get the Best Music for Your Project and Save Time & Money Distributing & Monetizing Feature Documentaries Romania Welcomes Hollywood HOW TO GET THE BEST MUSIC FOR YOUR PROJECT AND SAVE TIME & MONEY (3pm) Dennis...
 

Distributing and Monetizing feature documentaries AFM Panel Quotes

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November 6, 2017, Los Angeles:   the AFM hosted the Production Conference, featuring the following session on feature documentaries Anna Godas CEO, Dogwoof   “Over the past couple years, there’s quite a few [narrative] funds that have started doing documentaries. We’ve been approached by quite a few. There is money that 10 years ago wasn’t there.”   “If you want to work with people, then work with people.” [on collab...
 

What they want inside the Majors Studios AFM Panel Quotes

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November 6, 2017: Los Angeles:   the AFM hosted: Production Conference, featuring the following two sessions: Producing for the Pre-Sales Marketplace What They Want: Inside the Major Studios   How to Get the Best Music for Your Project and Save Time & Money Distributing & Monetizing Feature Documentaries Romania Welcomes Hollywood WHAT THEY WANT: INSIDE THE MAJOR STUDIOS  (11.15am)   Sam Brown ...
 

Producing for the pre sales market AFM Production Conference quotes

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PRODUCTION CONFERENCE PRODUCING FOR THE PRE-SALES MARKETPLACE (9.15am)   Mark Damon CEO & Chairman, Foresight Unlimited   “The pre-sale market is not exactly a guarantee of getting a picture funded.”   “The problem today is that you need to get a deal with an American distributor that will guarantees you a wide release – without that, it’s difficult to make pre-sales.”   “There’s not an actor in the world today...
 

AFM Screenings & Events Update | Tuesday, November 7

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Events Distribution Conference Time: 9:15am – 12:45pm Location: Fairmont Hote...
 

 

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