DAY 2 (NOV 6): HONG KONG DAY
Today also saw the announcement of this year’s Hong Kong Day. A continued partnership between AFM and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the event which is being staged for the fifth consecutive year, will feature a series of activities spotlighting the benefits of co-producing in Hong Kong.
HONG KONG DAY AT AMERICAN FILM MARKET SCHEDULE
10.00am - Opening Ceremony (ribbon cutting) &nb...
The American Film Market (AFM®) opened yesterday with the first in a series of ‘Roundtable and Conversation’ events kicking off with; ‘How to Work the AFM’ with AFM Managing Director, Jonathan Wolf. Taking place in a packed AFM Studio in the Lowes Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Wolf provided attendees insight and advice on how to work this year’s market.
Below are some key quotes from the discussion:
“We estimate between $800 million and 1 billion of bu...
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Recreation adds THE VESSEL to its AFM lineup: executive produced by Academy Award nominated director Terrence Malick and starring Golden Globe winner Martin Sheen.
Directed by Julio Quintana THE VESSEL follows the story of the inhabitants of a small seaside village, as their faith and resolve are tested in the aftermath of a destructive tsunami. The film is in final stages of post-production, with footage available for viewing at our AFM booth. We look forwa...
Global Genesis Group is proud to announce that they have acquired the exclusive worldwide distribution rights to the award-winning feature film “The Distance Between Us”. The film was awarded the TWIFF Best Feature Narrative at the 2104" The World’s Independent Film Festival".
The Distance Between Us is a love story about immigrants finding hope in America. The film also examines broken ambitions and the triumph of the human spirit. "we believe that many of...
TomCat Films would like to announce the trailer for our new release, MONSTER-ZILLA
Two Navy SEALS, Trevor and Doug, are sent to an abandoned island in search of a “package,” but instead of being the hunters, they find they are being hunted. During their escape they come across a camera left in the hands of a dead man. After taking refuge the two men watch what’s on the film and see the story unfold from the point of view of a young man named Garrett; taking ...
Studio 100 Film is delighted to announce that Maya the Bee will buzz into the North American market. The international feature films sales agency, based in Munich/Germany, has recently signed a distribution agreement with Shout! Factory, a leading multi-platform entertainment company. The announcement was made today by Patrick Elmendorff, CEO of Studio 100 Film and Shout! Factory’s founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos.
In this agreement, Shout! Factory has secured excl...
Stars Adam Driver and Alba Rohrwacher Won Best Actor and Best Actress Awards at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival
IFC Films announced today that the company is acquiring North American rights to Saverio Costanzo’s HUNGRY HEARTS from Mimi Steinbauer’s Radiant Films International. The film, written and directed by Costanzo, stars Adam Driver, Alba Rohrwacher and Roberta Maxwell, and was produced by Mario Gianani and Lorenzo Mieli of Wildside, together with Rai Cinema. T...
"Sausage" the Oscar and BAFTA contending short film is awarded the Cieri Media Best Animation award in this years festival! A big congratulations to Robert Grieves for winning this award and receiving $500 cash!
If you would like to see "Sausage" again, or if you haven't seen it yet, it will be online on November 3rd! Get ready!
5th San Francisco Green Film Festival
May 28 - June 3, 2015
Make your environmental film part of the Bay Area’s leading festival for films & discussions about people and the planet.
Submit your film online or download the form now at:
Early Bird: December 12, 2014
Regular: January 9, 2015
Late: January 16, 2015
The Latin American "Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"
Based on a True Story
Set in the impressive mountain and coastal scenery of the Andes, this suspenseful and highly emotional thriller takes us on an impassioned journey with the fearless Ana, on a mission to save her grandfather who is exposed to illegal drug tests in a hospital. Ana, the punk and non-conformist cast-out turns out to be the only...
Company Attains International Sales Rights to Louis Mandylor’s Apocalyptic Thriller “The Blackout” and Brookstreet Pictures’ Horror Thriller
Adding to its robust international sales slate on the eve of the AFM, Lightning Entertainment announced today and it has acquired international sales rights to Louis Mandylor’s thriller “The Blackout” and Brookstreet Pictures’ horror thriller “GirlHouse,” directed by Trevor Matthews and Jon...
Market Screening at Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica – Saturday, Nov. 8 at 11 a.m.
Simeon Rice is used to seeing his work on the big screen. In his former career as an NFL linebacker, it was his fearsome play on the stadium jumbotron. Today, it is his work as a motion picture director.
At the American Film Market, which runs Nov. 5-12 in Santa Monica, Rice will be promoting his first feature-length motion picture, an action thriller titled, Unsullied. A market screening ...
Ariztical Entertainment is looking to acquire Gay and ...
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Wingman, Inc Goes Public
Summer Hill Films would be very pleased for you to come visit with us at the American Film Market this year. We will be at the Loews Hotel - Office 542 and would love if you could swing by to check out our market lineup.
Please send us an email suggesting two convenient meeting times and ...
ITN ANNOUNCES 5 NEW TITLES TODAY
AFM OFFICE: LOEWS 705
THE BLACK HOLE
112 min. Sci-Fi/Thriller. Complete.
Cast: Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange), Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman), Natalie Distler (Rescue Me), Izzie Steele
A high school musician experiences visual and auditory hallucinations as she starts to witness the colla...
Ahead of its World Premiere at AFI Film Festival this Thursday, A24 proudly presents the OFFICIAL trailer for A MOST VIOLENT YEAR, starring Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain. You can watch it NOW at the link below.
A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a searing crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically the most dangerous year in the city’s history. From acclaimed writer/director J.C. Chandor, and starring Oscar Isaac (INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS) and Je...
13 FILMS TO CO-FINANCE AND HANDLE INTERNATIONAL SALES ON SUPERNATURAL THRILLER
‘VOICE FROM THE STONE’
STARRING EMILIA CLARKE
Leading international sales and finance company, 13 Films, has signed on to co-finance and handle international sales on the supernatural thriller VOICE FROM THE STONE starring Emilia Clarke (HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” upcoming TERMINATOR: GENISYS) which is being produced by Dean Zanuck (ROAD TO PERDITION, GET LOW) and Stefa...
Lotus to Handle International Sales on the Epic Adventure Starting at the AFM
Internationally acclaimed producer and filmmaker Shekhar Kapur (ELIZABETH) has come on to direct the epic adventure film TIGER’S CURSE, based on the first in a series of New York Times bestselling novels by author Colleen Houck. Julie Plec, creator of “The Vampire Diaries” and “The Originals” has adapted the book for the screen.
American Film Market
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For your consideration: NILOYA, the award winning animated children series in 3D (52 x 6 min)
The Family and Children Media Ethics AWARD Winner NILOYA is becoming a global phenomenon. The YouTube channel exceeded 32,500,000 views in only 6 months.
Clean, inspiring, stylish and utterly charming!
The 3D preschool animated series has become a huge succ...