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Filmfestivals.com will be covering AFM 2020  running November 3 - November 8, 2020  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. 

2021: November 2 – 7 I 2022: November 1 – 6 I 2023: October 31 - November 5 I 2024: November 5 – 10

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Promote your line up during AFM

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AFM 2019 runs November 6 - 13 We would like to contribute to your success in AFM Can we help? Promote your line up to media, buyers and attendees. Boost your screenings' attendance. Shoot interviews or video capture of your...
 

AFM Screenings, Programs & Events Update | Monday, November 11

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One look at the complete program of the day.

Conferences & Programs

Production Conference
Time: 9:15am – 12:45pm
Location: Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel

The Director/Producer Relationship
Time: 9:30am – 11:00am
Location: Palisades Stage – Loews Hotel

Everything You Need to Know about Production Incentives
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm
Location: Palisades Stage – Loews Hotel

Television Conference
Time: 2:30pm – 6:00pm
Location: Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel

Producing Passion Documentaries
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Location: Palisades Stage – Loews Hotel

Scoring for Film, TV and Digital Platforms…How and How Much?
Time: 2:30pm – 4:00pm
Location: Venice Stage – Loews Hotel

Distributing & Monetizing Feature Documentaries
Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Location: Palisades Stage – Loews Hotel

Movie Magic: Battle of the Budgeting Experts
Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Location: Venice Stage – Loews Hotel

 

 

Crazy promo moment on camera by the pool with THE PREY

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Bold guerilla marketing from the director and writer of The Prey who took a stand and brought their monster and props and merchandising items by the pool. AFM would look like a fun Comicon If more of them tried this type of promotions. A film the Hensham Brothers. ...
 

 

Ambiance from ARPA FESTIVAL closing with awards ceremony

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Sunday, November 10, 2019 filmfestivals.com took a break froim the Loews at The Hollywood Post 43 American Legion Theater for the 22nd Annual CLOSING NIGHT AWARDS CEREMONY Program started with Music Video and Short Films ...
 

 

Archstone wine and film tasting for HOUSE RED

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Archstone was hosting a reception in their office Lowes Hotel - 7th Floor - Malibu Room offering to try this Harvest's HOUSE RED with Guest Sommellier Tamer Hassan. The team was pouring the Mondavi with a special HOUSE RED film label on.         Archstone Entertainment Presents   ...
 

 

Unique view from the Imani Media Group suite at LOEWS, Manny Halley and Bruno Chatelin discussing the line up.

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Manny Halley is truly working on establishing himself as a titan within the Urban Film industry. With a slate of movies already set up for the 2020 – 2021, 4 of those movies are finished and ready to go, and the other are in development or Pre-production stages, Halley is setting himself up to have an amazing next couple of years in the film/Tv space. ...
 

 

AFM LocationEXPO | November 9 - 12 2019

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The World's Best Locations, Incentives, Facilities And Services   Welcome to LocationEXPO at the American Film Market! At LocationEXPO you will meet with Film Commissions, Locations, Production Facilities and Services from around the world that can quickly get your film moving. Together they offer billions of dollars in production incentives. Visit LocationEXPO Loews 5th Floo...
 
 
 

Glen Basner, Zanne Devine, Cassian Elwes, and Monica Levinson Talk Diversity in Projects and the Independent Business at AFM

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  Photo Credit: AFM/Dan Steinberg   On Saturday evening, November 9, the AFM in partnership with ReFrame, gathered leading independent executives and producers Glen Basner, CEO, FilmNation Entertainment, Zanne Devine, CEO, Pacific Northwest Pictures & President, Montana Pictures, producer Cassian Elwes, and Monica Levinson, President of Production, ShivHans Pictures, and Jane Fleming, Partner, Court Five Productions, moderated a candid conversation on bringing diverse project...
 

 

AFM first Look of 'Here Are the Young Men" starring Travis Fimmel and Anya Taylor-Joy

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‘HERE ARE THE YOUNG MEN’ STARRING TRAVIS FIMMEL, DEAN-CHARLES CHAPMAN, FINN COLE, ANYA TAYLOR-JOY, AND FERDIA WALSH-PEELO ARCLIGHT FILMS TAKES INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS FOR ‘HERE ARE THE YOUNG MEN’   Cast: Travis Fimmel (“Vikings”), Dean-Charles Chapman (“Game of Thrones”, “1917”), Finn Cole (“Peaky Blinders”, “Fast and Furious 9”), Anya Taylor-Joy (The Witch”, “Thoroughbreds”), and Ferdi...
 
 
 

Saban Films have acquired North American rights to John Suits’ thriller "Breach" with Bruce Willis

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Saban Films announced today that they have acquired North American rights to John Suits’ (Pandemic, The Scribbler) Breach starring Golden Globe Award® winner Bruce Willis (Glass, Die Hard franchise).  The sci-fi thriller also stars Cody Kearsley (“Riverdale,” Power Rangers), Callan Mulvey (Avengers: Endgame, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Kassandra Clementi (“UnREAL,” “Home and Away”), Timothy V. Murphy (The Lone Ranger, “Snowpierc...
 
 

Saban Films picks up Game Action Sci-Fi Thriller GUNS AKIMBO Starring Daniel Radcliffe

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Saban Films announced today that they have acquired North American rights to writer/director Jason Lei Howden’s (Deathgasm) Guns Akimbo following its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.  The darkly comedic action sci-fi thriller stars Daniel Radcliffe (the Harry Potter franchise, Swiss Army Man, Now You See Me 2), Samara Weaving (Ready or Not, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Rhys Darby (“Flight of the Conchords”, Jumanji: Welcome to the...
 
 

LittleBig Pictures brings K9 star power with Mr Zoo

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  LittleBig Pictures was founded in 2013 between 11 top film production companies hoping to lead the film industry toward a more reasonable and creative direction by establishing a more equal platform for production companies. LittleBig Pictures will continue to seek opportunities to invest and distribute in a diverse slate of projects that will lead the way for the future of the Korean film industry.   U...

 

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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
8,000+ industry professionals
2,000+ new films and projects
1,000+ production companies
400+ distributors
540+ films screened
100+ world premiers 
70+ countries represented
50+ thought leaders speaking
7 days of networking activities
1 beachfront campus that covers it all

Our AFM Newsletters run each day with three bumper pre roll editions and a wrap edition:  

2019 Complete Coverage

2018 FULL HIT STORY TOLD IN 8 EPISODES

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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