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American Film Market Dailies will be covering AFM 2018  running November 1 - November 8, 2018  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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Opening Newsletter N°3 (October 30) 
N°4 (November 2) 
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Nephilim: “Some are Born, Some are made. Some are chosen”

NEPHILIM is a supernatural, action-thriller following an atypical young priest, Father Markus, into a mystical world of blended realities, as he is thrown into the ultimate confrontation between good and evil.
The NEPHILIM story follows an atypical young priest, Father Markus, and four other warrior characters on a mission to save the world from a catastrophic ending, as they must choose to work together to defeat an uprising evil. It begins with the first signs of warfare evolving between good and evil.

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Catching the Wave at AFM: Full details of AFM panels, keynotes and events

Wednesday November 1st AFM Orientation Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director, American Film Market   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM ,  November 1 2017  ArcLight - Screen 1 Thusrday November 2nd The Changing Hong Kong Movie Scene: What is New, How and Why?   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM ,  November 2 2017  Loews Hotel - AFM Studio   ... 

FILM.UA Group Announces New Deals on The Stronghold Fantasy Feature

  The Stronghold fantasy feature.  The rights were pre-sold to the new territories. India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives are now covered by Alfa World Movies; France and French speaking territories of Antilles, Guiana, Oceania, Polynesia, Africa, Europe, Indian Ocean – by Purple Pictures; South Korea – by Atrium Productions KFT; Kazakhstan, Moldova, Belorussia, Kyrgyzstan – by I.C. Inter-Cinema. The theatrical release in Kazakhsta...

25th Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film

  Call for Entries Animated Com Award International 2018 - Competition for applied animation in the field of advertising Dear advertising filmmakers, producers, agencies and friends of animated film,  the Call for Entries for the Animated Com Award International is now open. The Award for the best applied animation in the field of advertising, in the ...

The Stolen Princess animated feature film has been pre-sold to Ledafilms

 The Stolen Princess animated feature film has been pre-sold to Ledafilms for all countries of Latin America, after the screening at the AFM. Alejandro Leda, Ledafilms president said, “We attended The Stolen Princess screening yesterday at the AFM, and we were very impressed by the quality of Ukrainian production of an animated film. The Stolen Princess will be released in the theatres of Latin America, and I am sure, that our audience would love the film.”   ...

The Snow Queen: Wonderland is sold to South Korea, Turkey and Poland

In the framework of AFM, Wizart announces deals on the fourth film of the franchise The Snow ...

FILM.UA Group Announces New Deals at the AFM

The Stolen Princess animated feature film, produced by Animagrad studio (FILM.UA Group) has been pre-sold to the new companies and territories: Turkey (Yeni Bir Film), Iran* (Ideal Film), Vietnam and Cambodia (Lightning McQueen Company), Poland* (Monolith Films), Romania (Idea Film Distribution). *territories of Poland and Iran now covered by new companies; last year the film was pre-sold Polsat and Cinema 24, but the deals were re-arranged).   Previously, The Stolen Princess was pre-s...

Studio 100 Film takes a new film into its sales portfolio and presents “Mia and me – The Movie” at this year’s AFM

Studio 100 Film takes a new film into its sales portfolio and presents “Mia and me – The Movie” at this year’s AFM at Loews Office #653. The feature film will continue to tell Mia’s adventures and adds a new chapter to her phenomenal success story. The movie is currently in development and planned to hit cinemas in 2020. “Mia and me – The Movie” will be produced by m4e, Hahn & m4e Productions and Flying Bark Productions. Studio 100 Film is th...

Connecting with the Latin American Film Industry and animation in Ventana Sur

Animation! Work in Progress is a novelty of Animation! 2017 / Ventana Sur. Curated by the Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market (MIFA), Animation! WIPs will feature an exclusive selection of Latin American animated...

Mini Pet Pals by Rai and Gruppo Alcuni goes to China

Mini Pet Pals, the successful animated series co-produced by Italian pubcaster Rai and Gruppo Alcuni and directed by Sergio Manfio, landed in China.   The 104 episodes of the first two seasons, digitally animated in 2D (with option for the next 52) will be available from next November on several VOD platforms in the People's Republic of China, starting from Iqiyi, one of China's largest online video platforms (owned by Baidu, the most important search engine in Chi...

Iryna Kostyuk (FILM.UA Group) spoke in the panel “New Global Power Players”

A New Power Player in the Global Market: Iryna Kostyuk was Invited to Report on Animagrad at the World Animation and VFX Summit in Los Angeles     On October 30, Iryna Kostyuk (FILM.UA Group), the producer of the animated feature film “MAVKA. The Forest Song” (Animagrad, FILM.UA Group), took part in the panel discussion “New Global Power Players” where she talked about the Animagrad Studio and its animation projects. The panel  opened the 6th World Anima...

Examine the future of news: Amsterdam, 15-16 November.

The content this year will be amazing. An...

Central Partnership Presents a franchise of animated films


AFM & Cannes market heads Jonathan Wolfe and Jerome Paillard best collaborators VIDEO INTERVIEW

AFM's Jonathan Wolfe and Marche de Cannes Jerome Paillard together for 25 years... American Film Market director Jonathan Wolfe and le marché de Cannes'. Jerome Paillard talk to Laurie Gordon about loyalty and fidelity and respect of each other's uber prima film industry events and markets. Paillard has attended AFM loyally for 20 years and Wolfe has attended Cannes for 25 years.   AFM 2017 - Laurie Gordon...

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