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Filmfestivals.com will be covering AFM 2020  running November 3 - November 8, 2020  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. 

2021: November 2 – 7 I 2022: November 1 – 6 I 2023: October 31 - November 5 I 2024: November 5 – 10

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Our AFM Newsletters run each day with three bumper pre roll editions and a wrap edition:  

 

 


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AFM 20155 The Finance Conferences

Friday, November 6

Finance Conference

9:15am – 10:45am
Current Issues in Film Finance
Leading CEOs, filmmakers, financiers and executives explore the state of independent film financing, emerging trends, where the money is and what the future holds.


Moderator
P. John Burke, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

 

Initial Panelists
Bennett C. Pozil, Executive Vice President – Head of Corporate Banking, East West Bank
Roy A. Salter, Senior AdvisorFTI Consulting Inc

 

 

11:15am – 12:45pm
The Film Finance Matrix: From Script to Screen

Our panel of experts will review five film packages – submitted by Finance Conference attendees – and discuss how they would finance each project.

 

To have your project considered for review during the Finance Conference, return the Submission Form and signed Releaseto Finance@ifta-online.org by October 21. If your project is selected, you will be notified by November 2. Only Finance Conference attendees and holders of Platinum and Executive Plus badges are eligible to apply.


Moderator
Joseph Chianese, EVP, Entertainment Partners

 

Panelists
Micah Green, Co-Head, Film Finance, CAA
Brian O’Shea, CEO, The Exchange
Chris Spicer, Counsel, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Paul Steinke, SVP Production Finance, Walt Disney Studios
Adrian Ward, SVP, Entertainment Industries Division, Pacific Mercantile Bank
Gareth Unwin, Co-Founder & CEO, Bedlam Productions

 

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About American Film Market Dailies

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The AFM is not a festival - it is the largest motion picture market in the world. 8,000 industry attendees, including producers, distributors, directors, agents, writers, lawyers & bankers. Over 540 films screened, most world or U.S. premieres.

$US3 Billion spent annually by participants to produce films
8,000+ industry professionals
2,000+ new films and projects
1,000+ production companies
400+ distributors
540+ films screened
100+ world premiers 
70+ countries represented
50+ thought leaders speaking
7 days of networking activities
1 beachfront campus that covers it all

Our AFM Newsletters run each day with three bumper pre roll editions and a wrap edition:  

2019 Complete Coverage

2018 FULL HIT STORY TOLD IN 8 EPISODES

Pre roll newsletter N° 1 
Pre roll newsletter N° 2  
Opening Newsletter N°3 
N°4 (November 2) 
N°5 (November 3)

N°6 (November 4)  
N°7 (November 6) 
N°8 (November 8) Closing

AFM 2017 Wrap & global  I N°8 I N°7 I N°6 I N°5 I N°4 I  OPENING N°3 I  Preview N°2 I N°1

AFM 2016Pre roll N° 1 I Pre roll N° 2 Opening Newsletter N°3 I N°4 N°5 I N°6 Focus on ANIMATION  I N°7 I Final wrap
AFM 2015:   Newsletters N° 1 I N°2 I N°3 I N°4 I N°5 I N°6  N°7 I N°8N°9 I N°10
AFM 2014:   Newsletters  N°1 N°2 N°3 N°4 N°5 N°6 N°7 N°8

 


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