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AFM Day 1 Video ambiance Hong Kong Day and parties

Hong Kong Day at the American Film Market (AFM®) opened today, November 5th. The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) Regional Director of Americas, Ralph Chow, and AFM® Managing Director Jonathan Wolf welcomed the sixth edition of the event, which is co-organized by the AFM® and the HKTDC. The day featured events and screenings highlighting international opportunities for film production in Hong Kong. HONG KONG ROUNDTABLE: THE NEXT GENERATION OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR PRODUC...

Video Ambiance AFM opening November 4

AFM opened November 4  with more than 80 new buying companies confirmed to be participating at this year’s 36th edition between 4th – 11thNovember. This year sees the largest growth coming from South Korea, China, Germany and India, with nearly 1,600 buyers are expected from more than 70 countries. AFM also announced updated screening numbers, with a total of 407 films screening in more than 30 languages including 87 world premieres and 242 market premie...

AFM 2015 Full Line Up for TomCat Films/Summer Hill Films

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TomCat Films I Summer Hill Films I Email: Ted Chalmers   I Loews Suite 327 I Phone 310.458.6700 ext. 327  

AFM 2015: Coming up today November 6

COMING UP TOMORROW, DAY 3 (NOV 6): 9:15 AM- 10:45 AM    AFM CONFERENCE SERIES Location: Fairmont Hotel- Starlight Ballroom- 101 Wilshire Blvd ...

Lost in Vietnam by cult director Jackie Kong announces cast

This fish-out-of-water movie spoofs every War movie every made. From cult comedy/horror director Jackie Kong.  Featuring Award-winning comedy troupe - 18 Mighty Mtn Warriors- Greg Watanabe, Michael Ming Hornbuckle & John Savage...shooting 2016.   Two American Buddies encounter one hilarious obstacle after another when they go looking for a long lost mother. In the spirit of "Hangover" and "Tropic Thunder" they find themselves "LOST IN ...

Interview with Fina Torres for LIZ IN SEPTEMBER (2015) Starring Patricia Velasquez



Patricia Velasquez (The Mummy franchise, Arrested Development, The L Word) stars in the feature LIZ IN SEPTEMBER (2015), an adaptation of the play 'Last Summer at Bluefish Cove', about a terminally ill womanizing lesbian celebrating her last birthday on a Caribbean beach. Liz has cancer and seeks to live her last days to the fullest with her friends and new love interest. The Spanish-language romance-drama is entirely shot on the stunning beaches of Venezuela tackling such topical...

AFM: Leomark Studios and Swig Media Announce Partnership

Cult Hit “Star Leaf” Will Release on New Global Distribution Platform November 5, 2015, Los Angeles, CA — Leomark Studios has announced a new strategic partnership with entertainment technology company Swig Media, creators of SWIGIT, a patent pending, groundbreaking, turnkey global monetization platform for streaming content in HD, UHD, and 4K. Both companies are based in Los Angeles. An innovator in worldwide VOD and interactive content distribution, Leomark Studios will r...

First look still from LONDON TOWN starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers as The Clash’s Joe Strummer.

Radiant Films International and Cargo Entertainment are handling foreign rights to the film and are currently showing a new promo at AFM.   LONDON TOWN Genre: Coming-of-age drama Status: Post-production Director: Derrick Borte Writers: Kirsten Sheridan, Sonya Gildea and Matt Brown (director of THE MAN WHO KNEW INFINITY) Cast: Jonathan Rhys Meyers (“THE TUDORS”), Daniel Huttlestone (INTO THE WOODS) Producers: Tom Butterfield, Sofia Sondervan, Christine Vachon S...

Altitude Film Entertainment licensed the UK rights to THE CARRIER from Evolutionary Films

Hot off the back of its premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London last month, Altitude Film Entertainment have licensed the UK distribution rights to the high-concept, sci-fi action feature THE CARRIER from international sales agent Evolutionary Films.   THE CARRIER is a smart genre movie about eight survivors who escape to the skies in a badly damaged commercial jet to avoid a pandemic that is ravaging the earth.   Nowhere is safe on the ground, but things also s...

Temple added to Inception lineup at AFM 2015

INCEPTION FILM PARTNERS AFM 2015 Loews Suite 754     ...

Terror is no joke... THE JOKESTERS at AFM from !TomCat Films

TomCat Films is proud to present: THE JOKESTERS!     Four friends prank a Cabin in the Woods nightmare on their friend’s honeymoon so well that it actually becomes The Cabin in the Woods horror in real life.   Watch the trailer here The Jokesters is ready for immediate delivery! Available worldwide, except North America. Screeners available upon request.   AFM 2015 Full Line Up for TomCat Films/Summer Hill Films         &n...

PHOENIX WORLDWIDE ENTERTAINMENT has picked up CAPSULE a sci-fi movie based on a real life events

PHOENIX WORLDWIDE ENTERTAINMENT has picked up CAPSULE a sci-fi movie based on a real life events for world sales which is being introduced to buyers at the American Film Market. The movie is in post and will is ready for delivery by the end of November.   Edmund Kingsley (Stonehearst Asylum, Jekyll and Hyde), the son of Ben Kingsley, a rising British international star, is the lead of Capsule with Lisa Greenword (The Hour). The film is the debut feature of writer-direc...

AFM 2015 Line Up for American Cinema International (ACI)

American Cinema International (ACI) is taking the rights on an exciting slate of films to AFM. ACI, a foreign sales, finance, and distribution company specializing in high quality entertainment, will be in attendance at AFM from Nov. 4-11. ACI recently announced the formation of ACI Inspires to provide audiences with inspiring stories that are family friendly which encourage the entire family to sit down and watch together. Co-founder and CEO George Shamieh, and co-founder and President Chevon...

ANDROID - Olga Kurylenko set to star

Olga Kurylenko (OBLIVION, QUANTUM OF SOLACE) is set to star in the sci-fi thriller ANDROID, to be directed by Niall Johnson (KEEPING MUM, screenwriter for WHITE NOISE), who co-wrote the script with Matt O’Reilly, it was announced today by producers Trademark Films’ Ivan Mactaggart (MY WEEK WITH MARILYN, upcoming LOVING VINCENT), Infinite Studios Singapore’s Mike Wiluan and Lindsey Martin (HBO Asia’s “Halfworlds,” upcoming EQUALS, HITMAN: AGENT 47) and Magnet...

Tiberius Film acquires new John Travolta movie and other international highlights

In the framework of the American Film Market 2015, the German independent film distributor Tiberius Film announces top-class purchases. In addition to the thriller CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES with Hollywood Superstar John Travolta, Tiberius Film acquires highlights of the horror and documentation genre.  In the suspenseful thriller CRIMINAL ACTIVITIES four young men get involved in a dubious deal with gangster boss Eddie (John Travolta). John Travolta (“Pul...

AFM'15: Gabriel Byrne joins DDI's Metanoia

DDI President Jason Moring announced today that DDI has attached Gabriel Byrne to METANOIA, joining David Tennant (HARRY POTTER, Doctor Who), Elizabeth Moss (Mad Men), and Michael Gambon (HARRY POTTER) to the project.   METANOIA will be directed by Robert Mullan, produced by Charlotte Arden and Harriet Hammond, and executive produced by Phin Glynn and Peter Dunphy. The film is a co-production between Gizmo Films and Bad Penny Productions.   METANOIA chronicles the world-renowned Sc...

Iron Sky reveals first footage of the upcoming film at the American Film Market

Finnish-German-Belgian scifi-adventure Iron Sky the Coming Race releases today the first taste of the upcoming film. 20 years have passed since the events of the first Iron Sky film and remnants of humanity are sheltering in the deteriorating former Nazi Moonbase. During the 30 second clip the stage is set for epic struggle against the Vril, the reptilian overlords and their army of dinosaurs, commanded by Adolf Hitler himself. Nearly all of the teaser footage will eventually be seen in the f...

Jamal Al Sharif, Chairman of Dubai Film and TV Commission and Managing Director of Dubai Studio City in town for AFM meetings

Jamal Al Sharif - Chairman, Dubai Film and TV Commission   Jamal Al Sharif is the Chairman of the Dubai Film and TV Commission (DFTC). In his current role, Al Sharif partners with Government of Dubai and private entities to increase media production in Dubai by developing filming incentives, nurturing growth of the local media talent pool, and marketing the emirate to regional and international producers.   Al Sharif has devoted his entire career to establishing Dubai as a glo...

Phantom acquires remake rights for Ludo

LUDO, arguably India’s first legitimate gore horror fable film, had its Indian premiere at MAMI 2015, as the opening film for the new AFTER DARK section.    At the MAMI Film Mart (MFM), the film team announced that Phantom Films has bought the rights to remake LUDO in Hindi. Director Q is going to direct the new film.  Q   “It’s more of a rewrite than a remake actually. The idea of Ludo is fluid, and, like most horror ideas, is perfect for a franchi...

The Little Film Company Boards Kandice King's THE PERFECT PHYSIQUE

The Little Film Company has made a deal to represent the new feature length documentary, THE PERFECT PHYSIQUE and will be working alongside writer/producer/director Kandice King to bring the film to the world.  King makes her directorial debut on this compelling docudrama featuring an all-star cast of the world’s top fitness cover models and IFBB Men’s Physique Pro athletes.     THE PERFECT PHYSIQUE stars International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) Pro Men’...

AFM Demo Screenings for Theater Ears

Following up with an invitation to download Theater Ears for our AFM demo screenings that are coming up. Theater Ears translates movies in the theater for iPhone and Android users into any language. Theater Ears is an official sponsor of AFM this year.   App Store: Google Play Store:   After downloading the app and installing, ju...

Elizabeth Banks (THE HUNGER GAMES) is set to star in the adventure drama RITA HAYWORTH WITH A HAND GRENADE

Three-time Emmy Award nominee Elizabeth Banks (THE HUNGER GAMES franchise, PITCH PERFECT 2) is set to star in the adventure drama RITA HAYWORTH WITH A HAND GRENADE to be directed by award-winning director Sloane U’Ren (DIMENSIONS), it was announced today by producer Robert Graf (upcoming HAIL, CAESAR!, Oscar-winning NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN).   Radiant Films International is representing foreign rights and is introducing the film to buyers at the American Film Market. UTA Independen...

AFM 2015 Line Up for The Vladar Company

     New York-based The Vladar Company has lined up its slate for the coming year and will present the three feature films THE HURT BUSINESS, JEREMY SCOTT: THE PEOPLE’S DESIGNER and POLICE STATE at the American Film Market (AFM) from Wednesday, November 4th – Wednesday, November 11th.   The Vladar Company closed a trio of high-profile deals in anticipation of AFM. KSM Film has acquired all rights for Germany to THE HURT BUSINESS. Madman Entertainment has acq...

75 Years ago...It was 430th day of World War II

  75 YEARS AGO TODAY… It was 430th day of World War II  After 57 consecutive nights of bombing, today for the first time London was not attacked.  But a German submarine sank a British ship carrying 1500 tons of bananas. Exactly one year from now, after much experimentation, Jock Lewes will finally perfect the Lewes sticky bomb designed to blow up aircraft on the ground during the first mission of the now legendary SAS. To find out more, why not vi...

AFM 2015 Line Up for Eye on Films

  HIGHLIGHT     ACADEMY AWARDS 2016 - AUSTRALIAN OFFICIAL ENTRY     ARROWS OF THE THUNDER DRAGON by Greg Sneddon DCP/HD - 2015 – Australia – 91min - Drama     ORIGINAL LANGUAGE: Dzongka/English  PRODUCED BY Flying Squad Services PTY LTD and Tshering D...

The Flying Animator featured Animation World Network until Nov 6 on Kickstarter; backers urgently needed now time is running out Join the flying team! Fantastic rewards Musivision Films is  producing the first-ever documentary on the life and career of Heavy Metal director Gerald Potterton, The Flying Animator. Our crowdfunding campaign ends this coming Friday November 6 and we need your backing for the film to be completed! ... 






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