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Man Down shooting...and selling at AFM... starring Shia La Beouf, Gary Oldman

new photo from the set of the psychological thriller MAN DOWN starring Shia La Beouf, Gary Oldman, Kate Mara and Jai Courtney, which is currently shooting.   Photo credit: Cook Allender.   The photo shows a scene with U.S. Marine Gabriel Drummer played by Shia LaBeouf who is accompanied by his best friend, Devin Roberts played by Jai Courtney as they search for Drummer’s family in a savage post-apocalyptic America. In this shot, they intercept Charles, played by Clifton Colli...

Time to see The Barber with Scott Glenn?

THE BARBER from Robbie Little on Vimeo. On behalf of The Little Film Company and Chapman Filmed Entertainment, we would like to cordially invite you to the screening of thriller THE BARBER (directed by Basel Owies; starring Scott Glenn and Chris Coy) during AFM.   Two screenings are taking place this weekend:   ·         Friday, November 7th at 1pm in the Broadway Cineplex 1 ·        ...

Charles and I screens tomorrow

WORLD PREMIERE   Date - 8th November   Timing - 1:00pm   Venue - AMC Santa Monica 1   mber       We would also like to invite you to the screening of...

Saban acquired the North American distribution rights to the crime thriller THE TRUST starring Nicolas Cage

Haim Saban, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saban Capital Group, Inc. ("SCG"), announced today that the company has acquired the North American distribution rights to the crime thriller THE TRUST starring Academy Award® winner Nicolas Cage (ADAPTATION, LEAVING LAS VEGAS, JOE). The film is co-written by Ben Brewer and Adam Hirsch and will be directed by Ben and Alex Brewer. THE TRUST is currently in pre-production with lensing in Las Vegas, NV.   THE TRUST centers o...

13 Films hires Jae-woo Kim as Director of International Sales

Jae-woo Kim has been appointed Director of International Sales with immediate effect at leading international sales and finance company, 13 Films, it was announced today by Tannaz Anisi, President of 13 Films. Kim will report directly to Anisi.   “Jae-woo’s previous experience in sales and acquisitions at 9ers Entertainment where she handled a number of high profile films will be a greatly valued asset not only to our company, but to our international p...

AFM Finance Conference Nov 7
FINANCE CONFERENCE 9:15AM- 12:45PM    AFM CONFERENCE SERIES LOCATION: Fairmont Hotel- Starlight Ballroom- 101 Wilshire Blvd.   9:15AM                      Finance Conference                                   &nb...

Quotes from the Hong Kong Day Seminar at AFM

Day 2 of the  American Film Market (AFM®) saw the opening ceremony for this year’s Hong Kong Day. Jean Prewitt, President and CEO of IFTA and AFM’s Managing Director, Jonathan Wolf were joined by Ralph Chow and Stella Poon from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council. The official ribbon cutting was followed later in the day with a seminar entitled ‘Hong Kong: Your Ideal Platform to the Co-Production Market in China’ which focused on the benefits of co-pr...

CMG has acquired worldwide rights to riveting Venezuelan feature LIZ EN SEPTIEMBRE

VENEZUELAN SUCCESS “LIZ EN SEPTIEMBRE” ACQUIRED BY CINEMA MANAGEMENT GROUP   On the first day of the AFM, Cinema Management Group (CMG) has acquired worldwide rights to riveting Venezuelan feature LIZ EN SEPTIEMBRE, eyeing major international film festival opportunities for its international premiere.   LIZ EN SEPTIEMBRE is written and directed by the lauded and award-winning filmmaker Fina Torres.  The film follows in a line of renowned successes for Torres who ha...

Come see Leading Lady and Summer Hill Films

summerhill-screening.jpgReminder to come see Leading Lady at our AFM Screening November 7th at 7pm in Loews 1.       ...

Want to see Iron Sky The Coming Race with Adolf Hitler riding a dinosaur in the Hollow Earth? crowdfund...

IRON SKY GOES HOLLOW EARTH WITH DINOSAURS AND 10 MILLION CROWD FUNDING CAMPAIGN TARGET   The Producers launch first promo today, Tom Green joins the cast as a cult leader on the Moon.   Iron Sky The Coming Race, a sequel to the 2012 cult hit Iron Sky, is marching towards the 2015 production, eyeing 2016 release. Today, November 6th, the filmmakers have launched a 4 minute promo of the upcoming film, featuring Adolf Hitler riding a dinosaur in the Hollow Earth. The promo spearhe...

Voltage Pictures library which Recreation Media is representing at AFM

Selected highlights from the Voltage Pictures library which Recreation Media is representing at the 2014 American Film Market (Nov 5-12), split into following categories: Auteurs/Prestige pictures, Action/Adventure/Thriller genre titles and Horror/Sci-Fi films. We have many more exciting titles from Voltage on offer, and we encourage you to get in touch with us for a complete list, detailed information and territorial availabilities. Come visit us at AFM! Our sales...

Timber tonight starring Josh Peck & James Ransone

THE TIMBER     MARKET SCREENING   November 7th (Friday) -  Loe...

Global Genesis Group Have Acquired the Exclusive International Rights to the Award Winning Philip K Dick Movie Radio Free Albemu

Global Genesis Group is excited to announce that they have acquired the exclusive International rights to the award-winning movie Radio Free Albemuth, adapted from science fiction mastermind Philip K. Dick, the creator of Blade Runner, Minority Report and A Scanner Darkly. The feature film stars Boardwalk Empire’s Shea Whigham, Viking’s Katheryn Winnick and Alanis Morissette. Omar Kaczmarczyk Global IP Manager of Global Genesis Group, said "this is an absolute coup for GGG to ob...

Wild Bunch announced today that it has acquired international rights to Oliver Stone’s untitled film about Edward Snowden

Wild Bunch announced today that it has acquired international rights to Oliver Stone’s untitled film about Edward Snowden, which will star Joseph Gordon - Levitt in the leading role.   The deal was negotiated between Wild Bunch’s Vincent Maraval and Stone’s long –time producing partner, Moritz Borman. The film is currently in pre-production in Munich and principal photography will begin in January 2015.    Earlier this year, it was announced that Snowd...

Norah Shapiro’s moving coming of age documentary “MISS TIBET: Beauty In Exile” has World premiere at the forthcoming DOC NYC 201

Taking place in the epicenter of the exiled Tibetan community, film follows a Tibetan-American teenager who travels to India to participate in a beauty pageant with a difference. Flying Pieces Productions is happy to announce that MISS TIBET: BEAUTY IN EXILE will have its world premiere at the prestigious DOC NYC film festival in New York, which will run from November 13-20, 2014. Tickets are now on sale at: Target gr...

From the producers of THROWDOWN.......CHECKMATE (Vinnie Jones, Danny Glover, Sean Astin, Mischa Barton)

NEW PROMOS AVAILABLE IN LOEWS SUITE 543...     From the producers of TH...

Shanghai New Culture Media Group invests in Co-Pro Action COMEDY "SKIPTRACE" STARRING JACKIE CHAN, Johnny Knoxville

Shanghai New Culture Media Group Company Limited (“SNC”) announced today that it has joined Talent International and Dasym Media in co-financing the film SKIPTRACE, a Sino-US. Co-Production. The action comedy — starring Jackie Chan (Rush Hour, The Karate Kid), Johnny Knoxville (Jackass, Bad Grandpa) and Bingbing Fan (Iron Man 3) and directed by Renny Harlin (The Legend of Hercules, Die Hard 2) — is produced by Talent International, Dasym Media, Jackie Chan, Esmond Ren, Ch...

AntIpode lineup at AFM

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...

Carnaby International Announces Star-Studded Slate for AFM

MARTIN SCORSESE, JONATHAN RHYS MEYERS, BROOKLYN DECKER AND DANNY DYER AMONGST THE STARS OUT FOR CARNABY AT AFM   With two world premieres, eight films in production, as well as its first-ever major television series, Carnaby International are attending their second American Film Market this November with a high profile, varied line-up of exciting titles—and a growing reputation for pulling in A-list talent.   Actors starring in Carnaby’s recent acquisitions include...

Tonight America's Next Top Model Makes AFM Debut in Chasing Taste

April Wilkner, a popular finalist in Tyra Banks' America's Next Top Model, makes her feature film debut in the award-winning indie romantic comedy, CHASING TASTE, screening at AFM in Fairmont 3 tonight at 5:00pm. ...



AFM Roundtables & Conversations

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 Conversation:  How to Work the AFM with Jonathan Wolf, AFM Managing Dir...

The updated AFM Conference Series

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...

Partner Fest AFI opens today

The American Film Institute's annual celebration of international cinema from modern masters and emerging filmmakers, AFI FEST features nightly red-carpet galas, special screenings, conversations and tributes. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes AFI FEST as a qualifying festival for both Short Films categories of the annual Academy Awards®, and AFI FEST is still the only film festival in the United States to hold the prestigious FIAPF accreditation, assuring a hi...

Asia Society honored Fosun and Studio 8 at the USA China Forum

The Asia Society Southern California’s U.S.-China Film Summit is the premier U.S. event uniting Hollywood and Chinese film-industry leaders to discuss business collaboration and the latest market trends.   Asia Society Southern California honored Fosun Internationaland Studio 8 with the 2014 Film Partnership of the Year award at the U.S.-China Film Summit Gala Dinner on November 5. Fosun’s stake in Studio 8 marks the biggest Chinese investment in U.S. f...

Overcoming all barriers, Kamasutra 3D all set for an early 2015 release

The most anticipated movie in the last two years among the film enthusiasts, Kamasutra 3D, is finally gearing up for a mega release in early 2015. The movie that is on the final post-production stage has already set to garner the accolades of film critics around the globe. The film’s promo video has already touched 25 million hits on YouTube within months after its upload. At the American Film Market, the team Kamasutra 3D will be meeting their international partners and associates at AFM...

Lotus Entertainment has come on board to co-finance and co-produce Sacha Gervasi's (HITCHCOCK, ANVIL: THE STORY OF ANVIL) NOVEMB

 Chloë Grace Moretz and Academy Award® Nominee Catherine Keener Star with Lotus introducing the Elevated Thriller to Foreign Buyers at the AFM Lotus Entertainment has come on board to co-finance and co-produce Sacha Gervasi's (HITCHCOCK, ANVIL: THE STORY OF ANVIL) NOVEMBER CRIMINALS starring Chloë Grace Moretz (THE EQUALIZER, IF I STAY) and two-time Academy Award® Nominee Catherine Keener (CAPTAIN PHILLIPS, CAPOTE). The screenplay has been adapted by Academy Award&re...

Michael Shannon & Kevin Spacey to Star in Elvis & Nixon for BLOOM

Academy Award® Nominee Michael Shannon (MAN OF STEEL, REVOLUTIONARY ROAD) will star as Elvis Presley alongside two-time Academy Award® Winner Kevin Spacey (AMERICAN BEAUTY, THE USUAL SUPSPECTS) who will star as Richard Nixon in the extraordinary true story ELVIS & NIXON. To be directed by Liza Johnson (HATESHIP LOVESHIP, RETURN), ELVIS & NIXON is based off a screenplay by Cary Elwes and Hanala and Joey Sagal. Cassian Elwes (Dallas Buyers Club, The Butler), a...

Day 2 at AFM with Hong kong Day

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...

Opening AFM Day 1 – How to Work the AFM

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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2019 Complete Coverage


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
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