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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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Eleven Eleven Receives Warm Reception at AFM

An Eleven Eleven producer who attended AFM had nothing but positive comments and leads from attending this year's conference. Riding the wave of Sci-fi movie popularity, he is currently following up with his contacts. Eleven Eleven, a  Sci-Fi/Comedy feature in post-production stars Charles "Skinny Pete" Baker (Breaking Bad, Wild with Reese Witherspoon) and Krista Allen (Mistresses, Liar Liar, Anger Management).
Written and directed by Chris RedishChris Doc Wyatt (producer of Napoleon Dynamite) serves as consulting producer. Contact EP John Heflebower.

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The 2014 American Film Market (AFM®) wrapped its 35th edition today after 7,946 attendees visited the Loews Hotel in Santa Monic



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...

AFM Day 7 – Distribution Conference (November 11, 2014) Video on Demand Session

Closing this year’s AFM CONFERENCE SERIES, market attendees were invited to the Fairmont Hotel for a final session on Distribution. The first panel “Video on Demand: 2015” was moderated by UTA’s Global Distribution Strategist, Alex Fragen, with panellists, Paul Davidson, SVP, Film & TV, The Orchard, Nolan Gallagher, Founder & CEO, Gravitas Ventures, John Sloss, Founder, Cinetic Media, Doug Sylvester, President,&nb...

Closing sessions of the AFM Producer Forums

Nov 11 saw the last of this year’s Producer Forums, where the following topics were discussed with our industry elites. Jonathan Wolf attends the 2014 American Film Market (AFM) Producers Forum at the Le Merigot Hotel on Tuesday, Nov. 11, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/Invision for IFTA/AP Images) “Making Your Budget Work” ·         Speaker: Jenny Hinkey, Producer, “Veronica Mars&rdquo...

The second of the two sessions addressed the topic of “DIY Distribution: Finding Your Film’s Audience and Digital Niche” with moderator Russell Schwartz, President, Domestic Marketing, Relativity Europa Distribution, and panellists, Richard Abramowitz, President, Abramorama, Nicolas Gonda, CEO, Tugg Inc, Adam Leipzig, CEO, Entertainment Media Partners, Sam Toles, VP, Content Acquisitions, Vimeo, Dylan Wiley, Ind...


Writer-Director Jeruvia's AFM Winning Pitch "Rain" Makes a Splash in China

In a capacity-filled ballroom at AFM last year, Producer/Agent Cassian Elwes and Exclusive Media Group President Tobin Armbrust served as judges when Jeruvia presented his 2-minute pitch "Rain" about three love stories that unfold during a rainstorm.  Jeruvia emerged as the winner of the 2013 American Film Market Pitch Conference Competition, and returned to 2014 AFM to announce a picture deal for a Chinese theatrical release.  “Rain” will be adapted into Ma...


Lucasfilm Ltd. Is Not Just About the ‘Star Wars’ Universe, Disney to release a new animated feature called Strange Magic

Disney announces that the production company will release a new animated feature called Strange Magic on January 23rd, 2015, with an original story by George Lucas and directed by Gary Rydstrom.  Strange Magic is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by “A Midsummer Night's Dream.” Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful...

KIX to Air Top Pinoy MMA Promotion Pacific Xtreme Combat Across Asia

KIX, the ultimate destination for action entertainment in Asia, announced today that it will be the exclusive regional pay TV broadcaster for Pacific Xtreme Combat (PXC), the top Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. KIX will broadcast PXC across Asia on more than 23 pay TV platforms in 7 countries. KIX will air the latest PXC event starting in December.   “KIX and PXC are a perfect match. KIX showcases the best MMA events from around the world so it is an ideal platfor...

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SEEDS OF HOPE: Special screening at United Nations hosted by the UN Representative office for Prevention of Sexual Violence

Masika in SEEDS OF HOPE   -        Seeds of Hope tells the extraordinary story of Masika and her journey to help women and children who have experienced sexual violence in conflict in eastern Congo.   -        Award-winning filmmaker Fiona Lloyd-Davies takes us to ‘the most dangerous place in the world for women’ – the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo – in her film Seeds of Hope....

Schamus will make his directorial debut with his adaptation of Philip Roth’s best-selling novel “Indignation.”

Likely Story’s Anthony Bregman To Produce James Schamus and Anthony Bregman announced today that Schamus will make his directorial debut with his adaptation of Philip Roth’s best-selling novel “Indignation.”  Likely Story is attached, with Bregman and Schamus producing.  Avy Eschenasy and Stefanie Azpiazu will serve as executive producers for Likely Story. The film is set to shoot Summer 2015 in New York. Set in 1951, INDIGNATION is the...

Vimeo Original Series 'HIGH MAINTENANCE' Premieres Globally 11/11

VIMEO ORIGINAL SERIES HIGH MAINTENANCE PREMIERES GLOBALLY TODAY, NOVEMBER 11th Acclaimed Series Returns with New Episodes on Vimeo On Demand Creators Katja Blichfeld & Ben Sinclair / Photo by Paul Kwiatkowski   Vimeo premiered November 11 a new round of episodes of married couple Katja Blichfeld and Ben Sinclair’s heralded series High Maintenance. Three new episodes are available now at, followed by another set of three in early 2015. High Maintenanc...

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Alex Walton’s BLOOM Bolsters Strong Sales on ELVIS & NIXON Starring Michael Shannon and Kevin Spacey

"ELVIS & NIXON" STARRING Academy Award® Nominee Michael Shannon AND TWO-TIME Academy Award® WINNER KEVIN SPACEY   Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Takes Multiple Territories Including Eastern Europe, Latin America, Portugal, Scandinavia, and Spain   BLOOM announced today that they have seen strong international sales on director Liza Johnson's (HATESHIP LOVESHIP, RETURN) ELVIS & NIXON starring Academy Award® Nominee Michael Shannon (MA...

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AFI Reality Movies: American Sniper, SELMA, Tales of The Grim Sleeper

by Quendrith Johnson, Los Angeles Correspondent Only Clint Eastwood could take the story of slain US Military Sniper Chris Kyle, who was mysteriously shot and killed at age 38 last year at a Texas gun range by a fellow vet, and make it a hit as well as a memorial to the man in question. The surprise screening of this highly anticipated feature film last night at AFI Fest presented by AUDI was a crowd-thriller, especially in its subtlety, its restrained sound design, the whoosh of wind, the cr...

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