This marks a three percent increase on the 11,500 badge holders registered with the market arm of the Festival de Cannes in 2015, as well as a new attendance record for the world’s largest film industry gathering.
There were significantly more Chinese badge holders this year (total 494 participants); with the number up 32 percent on 2015.There were also notable increases from Brazil which was up 39 percent (total 147 participants).
Growth in numbers could also be seen across Asia and L...
“EFM Industry Debates” 2017: Promises and Reality of Digital Distribution, Challenges and Opportunities in the Arab Film Industry and Innovations in Film Sales and Marketing
In the tenth year of their existence, the “EFM Industry Debates” (February 10 to 12) will once again bring together high-calibre international ...
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Erosactivity gets into top gear, announces 50 films, 40+ directors on board
The next financial year for their India econ0my is 01 April 2017-31 March 2018, and at 50 productions in the pipeline, they will have almost every week at the box office covered. It’s a multilingual black-board, and includes wiz-kid Aanand L Rai and their joint production entity, Colour Yellow Production, Viki Rajani's NextGen Films, and Trinity Pictures, Eros’ in-house franchise label.
Digibooster sells 14 Punjabi films to leading Digital Platform
Digibooster, the new content market for the media and entertainment industry and part of the Booster Network, has just announced that it helped sell digital platform rights of 14 Punjabi feature film titles. The list is appended below.
The Booster Network is...
The European Film Market (EFM) at the Berlin International Film Festival is considered one of the most important trade platforms for film rights and audiovisual content.
As the first industry gathering of the year, the EFM will open its doors on February 9, 2017, setting the trends for the upcoming year in film. The entire exhibition spaces, in the Martin-Gropius-Bau and the Marriott Hotel, are already fully reserved. More than 9,000 exhibitors, license traders, producers, buyers and investor...
Under the new umbrella “EFM Horizon presented by Audi”, the European Film Market (EFM) will be offering a variety of initiatives in 2017 focusing on the film industry of the future, made possible with the support of Audi.
“EFM Horizon” provides opportunities for discovering the newest relevant technological developments and forward-looking trends and for taking advantage of networks in sectors bordering on those of the audio-visual industry.
In 2017, Mexico will be the very first “Country in Focus” at the European Film Market (EFM) of the Berlin International Film Festival. The EFM’s new “Country in Focus” programme is conceived to give the film industry and filmmakers of a country the opportunity to introduce themselves in greater depth and highlight certain aspects.
Supported by the Secretaría de Cultura through the Mexican Film Institute (IMCINE), Mexico’s vibran...
15TH BALTIC EVENT KICKS OFF
Four busy days with meetings, workshops, screenings and awards - today we are opening the birthday edition of Baltic Event, the largest co-production platform in North-Eastern Europe.
Seventeen exciting projects will be presented at the Baltic Event Co-Production Market 21-24 November.
COME AND DISCOVER THE ...
Europa Cinemas Innovation Day Lab “Creating new audiences, Inspiring current audiences”
Friday, November 18 @Nordic Hotel Forum Arcturus, 10.00-16.30
This Innovation Day Lab will focus on programming, marketing, audience development and social media. Participants will consider these topics in practical workshops, discussions and brainstorming sessions. The goal is to strengthen the network of regional cinemas and to provide a platform where they can share strength...
Seventeen projects have been selected for the Co-Production Market, which will be taking place on 21-24 November at Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event during the Black Nights Film Festival. In other sections, Baltic Event highlights eight Baltic and Nordic projects in the script and pitch workshop POWR Baltic Stories Exchange and 20 projects in the Works in Progress and Screeningssections.
For its 15th jubilee edition, Baltic Event has selected 14 p...
Brian O'Shea, The Exchange's CEO, announced that The Exchange has closed a revolving line of credit funded by Pacific Mercantile Bank to be used for future acquisitions.
A self-funded company, The Exchange will be celebrating its 5-year anniversary at the upcoming 2016 American Film Market. The Exchange's line-up includes the Award winning documentary GLEASON, KING COBRA, A STREET CAT NAMED BOB, KICKBOXER: VENGEANCE and RETALIATION, SHIMMER LAKE and the upcoming productions ...
sponsored by China Beijing Film Delegation and Beijing Weying Technology Co., Ltd.
Time: 9:15pm - 12:45pm
Location: Fairmont Hotel, Starlight Ballroom
9:15am – 10:45am
Producing in China
Leaders from China’s film industry will reveal how producing in China can be different than the west. From talent and crews to culture and restrictions to the daily realities of producing and co-producing, everything will be...
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Taking place this year from the 2nd through the 9th of November, the American Film Market (AFM) opens tomorrow for its 37th edition with 367 exhibiting companies and more than 7,500 attendees from over 80 countries expected in Santa Monica over the course of the week.
This year the market will experience a significant rise in UK exhibitors, with 38 registered companies, which marks nearly a 16% rise from last year and the highest number on record since 2009. In addition, the AFM highl...
Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has signed on as the Co-Presenting Sponsor of the 2016 American Film Market® (AFM) Conference Series, set for November 2-9 in Santa Monica, CA.
“The synergies are numerous,” said Stefan Lütje, an AFM Finance Conference panelist and head of the law firm’s Media Sector Group in its German office. “On a global scale, we are poised to address the legal needs of key players in the motion picture, televi...
Bruno Wu’s Seven Stars Entertainment and veteran producer Arthur Sarkissian have teamed up on a variety of international film projects, it was announced earlier in the year.
The new joint venture is called Peak Time Entertainment.
The two principals have prior history, but are set to embark on a multi picture trajectory.
The Chinese film tycoon and veteran Hollywood executive are combining their creative and financial skills to initially leverage five projects.
Adler & Associates Entertainment
All Rights Entertainment
Altitude Film Sales
American Cinema International
Angel Grace Worldwide
Arcana Studio Inc.
ARRI Media International
Artist View Entertainment
Atrium Productions KFT
Bac Films Distributio...
Thursday, November 3
China Beijing Film Delegation and Beijing Weying Technology Co., Ltd.
9:15am – 10:45am
Producing in China
Leaders from China’s film industry will reveal how producing in China can be different than the west. From talent and crews to culture and restrictions to the daily realities of producing and co-producing, everything will be covered.
EUROPA INTERNATIONAL BRINGS SALES AGENTS TO TALLINN
Europa International will be holding its annual conference on 18-19 November at Industry@Tallinn, gathering major players from the European sales and distribution landscape. Among the companies scheduled to attend are TrustNordisk, Yellow Affair, Level K, The Match Factory, The Works, Memento Films International, Fandango Sales, Picture Tree, Le Pacte, Film Boutique, Eye on Films - altogether more than 30 companies.
Accreditation to Industry@Tallinn & Baltic Event - one week left to accredit for the audiovisual professionals' summit of 20th Black Nights Film Festival. The deadline is 25 October!
See the full schedule here!
Please note that for those who want to be included in the Industry Guide, the deadline is 20 October!
Register today for Industry@Tallinn pass (100€) or Industry&Tallinn+Film pass (150€) at the accreditation page.
Check the list of sales companies exhibiting at AFM 2016 http://americanfilmmarket.com/exhibitor-list/