There are many reasons why 1,600+ film buyers from 80+ countries will attend AFM 2106. We have prepared a list of the top 8, See the full list by clicking link below.
8 REASONS TO ATTEND
13 Films are handling foreign rights to the film and are currently shopping it at AFM.
Status: In production
Director/Writer: Phil Volken
Cast: Eion Bailey (“ONCE UPON A TIME”), Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi (CAPTAIN PHILLIPS), Danny Glover (LETHAL WEAPON)
Producers: Alina Shraybman, Phil Volken
Synopsis: A doctor desperately tries to save his wife and their 5 year old son after their vacation in the Bahamas takes an unexpected turn.
View in Cinando HERE
Horror / USA / 93 minutes / English
The daughter of a witch tried at the infamous Salem Witch trials retains her beauty and youth as she grows in power and darkness. In the sleepy neighborhood of a small Southern town, a group of teens is lured in by this strange seductress for...
TomCat Films is proud to present: THE JOKESTERS!
Four friends prank a Cabin in the Woods nightmare on their friend’s honeymoon so well that it actually becomes The Cabin in the Woods horror in real life.
Watch the trailer here
The Jokesters is ready for immediate delivery! Available worldwide, except North America. Screeners available upon request.
AFM 2015 Full Line Up for TomCat Films/Summer Hill Films
American Cinema International (ACI) is taking the rights on an exciting slate of films to AFM. ACI, a foreign sales, finance, and distribution company specializing in high quality entertainment, will be in attendance at AFM from Nov. 4-11. ACI recently announced the formation of ACI Inspires to provide audiences with inspiring stories that are family friendly which encourage the entire family to sit down and watch together. Co-founder and CEO George Shamieh, and co-founder and President Chevon...
Let the games begin! Studio 100 Media announced today that production of a second movie about the famous little bee Maya has started. The brand-new feature film is planned to hit cinemas in 2017/18. Studio 100 Film presents first details at AFM, at Loews Office #761. “Maya the Bee 2 – The Honey Games” will be produced by Studio 100 Media in coproduction with Australian production company Studio B Animation and in association with Flying Bark Product...
FROM THE NETHERLANDS @ AFM
CODE M (97', family/historical)
DIR: Dennis Bots
SC: Tijs van Marle, Karen van Holst Pellekaan
NL PROD: Bijker Film & TV
SALES: Sola Media GmbH
The strong-willed Isabel (12) takes over her ill grandfather's search for the long-lost sword of musketeer d'Artagnan, following a secret code that leads her and her friends through caves and castles. But who can Isabel trust and who has a hidden agenda?
Wed Nov 4, 11:00 AMC ...
TomCat Films is proud to present: The Inhabitants!
TomCat Films/Summer Hill Films Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel from November 4 to 11. Suite number 327. Our phone at the show will be 310.458.6700 ext. 327.
A young couple gets more than they bargained for when they buy an historic bed and breakfast in New England only to discover that the old house is hiding a dark secret within its walls.
Watch the trailer here
The Inhabitants is ready for immediate deli...
COME SEE US ATAFM November 4 – 11; 2015 LOEWS OFFICE #327!
Charming Widowed Father-Infant comedy WITH CHILD
Phoenix, Arizona - November 2, 2015 - Summer Hill Films, a U.S. theatrical distributor and worldwide sales company with international and domestic appeal, is pleased to announce it has acquired All Rights Worldwide to the critically acclaimed feature film WITH CHILD.
The Canadian produced film was written and directed by Titus Heckel and m...
The Vincent the Artist promo premiered at AFM with an overwhelmingly positive response. If you missed the 4-minute animated promo please visit, www.vincenttheartist.com to see it! Stay tuned for more updates.
Vincent, a lovable young animated character dreams of being a great artist, against the wishes of his father. Determined, he sets out on a journey to follow his destiny, and in doing so discovers life’s biggest lessons as he travels to New York and joins the circus… ...
Global buyer attendance sees increase from Latin America and the Middle East
The 2014 American Film Market (AFM®) wrapped its 35th edition today after 7,946 attendees visited the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica for the eight day market.
The AFM again was host to a truly global market, with 1,670 buyers coming from over 70 different countries. Of the 794 registered buyer companies, 90 were new to the AFM. The market saw a 3% increase and an uptick in overall buyers fro...
Ted Hope attends the 2014 American Film Market (AFM) Producers Forum at the JW Le Merigot Hotel on Monday, Nov. 10, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for IFTA/AP Images)
Late in the afternoon during the Producers Forum, attendees chose from two concurrent sessions: speaker Ted Hope spoke about “Protecting Your Rights: The Producer’s Guide to Distribution Contracts and Chain of Title” while speaker Alissa Miller spoke about “Working with ...
Barbara Mudge, President & Founder, Worldwide Film Entertainment, and from left, Bobby Downes, CEO & Founder, ChristianCinema.com, Jim Mhoon, VP, Content Development & Integration, Focus on the Family, Mark Borde, Co-President, Freestyle Releasing, Ash Greyson, President & CEO, Ribbow Media, and Sophia Karteris Kelley, SVP Programming, UPtv are seen at the 2014 American Film Market (AFM) at the Loews Santa Monica Hotel on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014 in Santa Monica, Calif. (Alex...
Monday, November 10 Marketing Conference sponsored by iQIYI
First Session - The Engagement Factor- Creating Effective Social Media Campaigns
Connecting with and engaging the core audience in authentic, creative and ongoing ways is critical. The social media and marketing gurus behind successful campaigns cover the essentials of creating a customized and innovative digital marketing strategy. Learn why timing is critical, how the consumer can be t...
Jason Moring, President of Double Dutch International, has announced a series of deals for ELLIOT: THE LITTLEST REINDEER at AFM'14.
ELLIOT: THE LITTLEST REINDEER is based on a multi-award winning screenplay, having been named best Canadian screenplay in all categories by Praxis and securing the Angel Award in Monaco for Best Children's Screenplay. The animated feature is directed by Paul Griffin. Griffin was the lead animator on HAPPY FEET TWO and STAR WARS: ATTACK OF TH...
All AFM Producers Forum Activities will be held on the courtyard level of Le Merigot Hotel, 1740 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica (next door to the Loews Hotel).
Jerome Courshon, Producer/Creator, "The Secrets to Distribution" speaking at AFM Producers Forum
3:00 - 4:00 PM - Two Concurrent Sessions:
1. US Distribution: A Map for Independent Producers
2. How to Leverage the AFM to Move Your Proj...
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BROOKLYN DECKER at Casual Encounters premiere party hosted by Carnaby International at 800MAIN, Venice Photo Credit, Michael Bezjian
Brooklyn Decker, Cole Payne, Sean O’Kelly, Andrew Loveday, Tania Sarra, Alex Tate attended the event Thursday November 6 2014 at 800MAIN, 800 Main St, Venice
The beautiful and very talented Brooklyn Decker posed for photographers alongside Carnaby International executives, the sales team for her new film CASUAL ENCOUNTERS...
9:15AM- 12:45PM AFM CONFERENCE SERIES
LOCATION: Fairmont Hotel- Starlight Ballroom- 101 Wilshire Blvd.
Richard Klubeck, United Talent Agency and Brett Ratner at the AFM Finance Conference.
9:15AM Finance Conference
The newest film from director Timothy Woodward, Jr., “Decommissioned,” makes its debut during AFM 2014 (November 7-12.) Production on the film just wrapped this week in Los Angeles. Foreign sales of the new film are being handled by Cardinal XD (Loews Hotel, Room 543.) See: http://www.cardinalxd.com/decommissioned
British actor Vinnie Jones stars in “Decommissioned,” a film about a retired FBI agent whose life is turned upside down when he discovers he's the pa...
Antipode Sales brings best russian & ukranian doc and fiction art-films for festivals, theatrical distribution and tv-channels :
Marc’Aurelio of the Future Roma IFF 2014 - ANGELS OF REVOLUTION by Alexey Fedorchenko
(First on the Moon and Ovsyanki/Silent Souls (both award winners at the Venice International Film Festival))
Andrei Konchalovsky "The Postman’s White Nights" - Venice 2014 Silver Lion
Victoria Trifomenko’s "Broth...
AFM Roundtables and Industry Conversations take place in the AFM Studio on the lobby level of the Loews Hotel. Updates will be posted as announced on this page, AFM’s Facebook page and AFM365™.
Wednesday, November 5
4:00pm - 5:30pm
How to Work the AFM with Jonathan Wolf, AFM Managing Dir...
The AFM Conference Series gives attendees tremendous knowledge, insight, access, value and a rare opportunity to hear from the industry’s global thought leaders, decision makers and experts who all converge annually at the AFM.
The AFM Conference Series will take place Friday Nov. 7 – Tuesday Nov. 11, from 9:15am – 12:45pm daily and will include Conferences on Finance, Pitching, Production, Marketing and Distribution. From treatment to screen, it’s all c...