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American Film Market Dailies will be covering AFM 2022 running November 1 - 6  November, 2022  Contact us for advertising options

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. 

2023: October 31 - November 5  I  2024: November 5 – 10

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Shots from the Elevator Pitch Conference at AFM Saturday, November 8

Stephanie Palmer, Cassian Elwes, Tobin Armbrust, Eric Roberts, andMary McGuckian at AFM Pitch Conference. Producer, Tobin Armburst, Producer, Cassian Elwes and Stephanie Palmer, Author, "Good in a Room". First Session - Pitching Essentials A good pitch can get a bad film made while a bad pitch can leave a terrific project languishing on the shelf. Pitching is part art (it’s creative), part science (it needs to follow a tight script) and part sales (you ...


AFM Producers Forum Nov 9 Schedule

  The AFM Producers Forum is exclusively for experienced producers from around the world, to learn and network at the AFM. The AFM Producers Forum is hosted – there is no additional cost to participate – but participation is limited to 400 producers. Sunday, November 9 3:00 - 4:00 PM - Two Concurrent Sessions: 1. China Co-Productions: What, Why and How 2. Digital Delivery ...

AFM Roundtable Nov 9 Schedule : The Passion of the Film: Reaching the Faith Community

Sunday, November 9 10:30am - 12:30pm Roundtable - The Passion of the Film: Reaching the Faith Community   Producers and distributors of recent faith and family hits have found success with new narratives and new marking tools.  Filmmakers and marketers reveal the essential elements of story, ministry and outreach that will optimize exposure to reach and serve their audience.   Spe...

2014 AFM Producers Forum keynotes on distribution

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...

Production Conference November 9: Producing For a Worldwide Audience & Accessing and Securing Talent

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. Doors & Will Call Open at 8:00am Conference Hours: 9:15am - 12:45pm daily Conference Location:  Fairmont Hotel, Starlight Ballroom - 101 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica     First Session - Producing For a ...

AFM Screenings & Events UPDATE Sunday, November 9

  Added Screenings Film: Don't Go Breaking My Heart 2 Time: 9:00am Theatre: Doubletree 2 Company: Media Asia Distribution Film: Spring Time: 3:00pm Theatre: Fairmont 5 Company: XYZ Films Film: The Dead Lands Time: 5:00pm Theatre: Fairmont 5 Company: XYZ Films Film: Real Blood: The True Beginning Time: 7:00pm Theatre: Ocean Company: Little Books Little Films AFM Events 9:15am - 12:45pm Production Conference sponsored by ...


AFM / Get Social @ #IndyohLounge Sunday Nov 9th 1733 Ocean Ave.

Sunday Nov 9th, 1733 Ocean Ave. Santa Monica 1PM - 2PM - Workshop "DISTRIBUTION 411 your questions answered" Speaker - JEROME COURSHON / Distribution Expert 3PM - 4PM - Sunscreen Film Festival "FILM FESTIVAL SUBMISSIONS" Speaker - Diana Romero / Festival Programmer 5PM- 8PM - Breaking Glass Pictures Cocktail Mixer Founded in 2009 by Richard Wolff and Richard Ross...

Success shined at last night's (Nov. 8th) 2014 Taiwan Cinema Party at the Santa Monica Loews hotel

Baby Steps from left to right  Candi Guterres (Art Director) Anthony Stabley (Production Designer) George Shaw (Composer) Li-Kong Hsu Lauryn Nicole Hamilton (Supporting Cast) Michael Adam Hamilton (Lead cast “Tate”) Justine Ruedas (Supporting Cast) Ah-Leh Gua (Lead Cast “Ma”) Barney Cheng (Writer/Director/Cast “Danny”) Stephen Israel (Producer)    Success shined at last night's (Nov. 8th) 2014 Taiwan Cinema Party at the Santa M...


Lotus Entertainment released a first look photo from Craig Zobel's Z for Zachariah starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Margot Robbie and Chris Pine, adapted from Robert C. O’Brien post-apocalyptic novel which follows a small-town girl who survives a nuclear war. Produced by Material Pictures, the film is executive produced by Lucky Hat Entertainment along with Silver Reel and Lotus Entertainment, who is handling international sales.   ...

Zombies invade the Wild West

The West is about to get wilder. Zombie Western Bullets for the Dead is primed to start principal photography 17th November.   From the Australian producers of Iron Sky and The Time Guardian, this is a film about a hardened bounty hunter James Dalton (Christopher Sommers), a gang of outlaws in his trust led by Annie Blake (Vanessa Moltzen), and a preacher who are forced to work together and battle their way across the American west of the 1870s when the zombie apocalypse begins.   ...

Suburban Gothic at AFM

MARKET SCREENING   November 9th (Sunday) -  Loews 2 @ 9:00am     Cast:  Kat Dennings (THOR, THOR: THE DARK WORLD, TWO BROKE GIRLS),  Matthew Gray Gubler (CRIMINAL MINDS) & Ray Wise      Raymond has a prestigious MBA, but he can't find work. He can channel the paranormal, but chatting with a cute girl mystifies him. Kicked out of his big city apartment, Raymond returns home to his overbearing mother, ex-jo...

THE BLACK HOLE starring Malcom McDowell, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller and Family Content by ITN

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   Synopsis: A high school musician experiences visual and auditory hallucinations as she starts to witness the collapse of space and time, leading her through a portal to a parallel universe.   ...

Actor Ving Rhames has been signed to co-star alongside Luke Goss in the new action film “Blood Reef.”

ACTOR VING RHAMES SIGNED TO CO-STAR WITH LUKE GOSS IN NEW ACTION FILM “BLOOD REEF,”  Renowned actor Ving Rhames has been signed to co-star alongside Luke Goss in the new action film “Blood Reef.” Foreign sales of the new film are being handled by Cardinal XD (Loews Hotel, Room 543. See: “Blood Reef” is a new science-fiction, action/adventure film being co-produced by Cardinal XD and Bri...

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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
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400+ distributors
540+ films screened
100+ world premiers 
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Our AFM Newsletters run each day with three bumper pre roll editions and a wrap edition:  

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
AFM 2014:   Newsletters  N°1 N°2 N°3 N°4 N°5 N°6 N°7 N°8


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