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American Film Market Dailies will be covering AFM 2020 running online November 9 - November 13, 2020  and hosting brainstorming networking  on film festival strategy at the AFM  Pavilion: networking from 10am  (Nov 10-13)

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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Read this online I Promote Film to Festivals I Email us I Advertize in our Newsletters and eBlasts was established in 1995, over the years we became the premier link between film and festivals with 6.000 festivals listed, over 22 000 festival organizers contacts in our database,  75.000 articles and 830 000 unique visitors per year...


Peanuts or Pop Corn? Bruno Chatelin recommends both. Animaze Festival of animation in Montreal sponsor of Animation in Focus at AFM
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AFM AGENDA : Exhibitors I Conferences I AFM Roundtables I Screenings I PAST NEWSLETTERS N° 1 I N°2 I N°3 I N°4 I N°5 I N°6 Conferences and Round Tables Coming up November 8 I  Coming Up November 9


AFM Day 4 - November 7 - Quotes and video

AFM CONFERENCE SERIES: PITCH CONFERENCE: Quotes from the session outlined below. Tobin Armbrust, President & Worldwide Production + Acquisition, Virgin Produced -          “I see 200-300 scripts a week. Pitches, I see maybe two. To sell something as a pitch, it depends on where you’re at and what company you’re going to. Some companies will hear pitches every single day - they have relationships with writers that will be pi...

AFM Finance and China Conferences - November 6 - Quotes and Video

FINANCE CONFERENCE: David Linde, CEO, Participant Media: -“There are movies that will work in China, and there are movies that won’t work in China. But being able to understand the cultural differences about how movies are made, how movies are distributed, how movies are marketed in China, becomes almost an absolute in terms of evaluating whether you want to make a ...

AFM Day 1 Video ambiance Hong Kong Day and parties

Video Ambiance AFM opening November 4


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


Move over James Bond, here comes Lazarus Rising!

TomCat Films is proud to present: Lazarus Rising!  Featuring Eric Roberts and C. Thomas Howell.   A hit man and a woman with a secret try to evade teams of assassins headed by the lethal and relentless Mr. Gray, a low-level mob enforcer.  Michael Fitzpatrick’s life was simple – nights with the beautiful Emma; then days littered by violence and bailing his genius, heroin addicted  brother, Sean, out of trouble...
Click to view the full Line Up of new films for the Market.
TomCat Films I Summer Hill Films I Email: Ted Chalmers   I Loews Suite 327 I Phone 310.458.6700 ext. 327  

Walk of Fame Entertainment releasing new Drama/Thriller called M39, looking for sales agents or BUYERS

Short Synopsis: A young entrepreneur starts a marijuana grow-up in his family’s barn in order to save his business and his father’s house from bank repossession.  As Vincent falls deeper into the world of crime, he soon realizes his situation grows more brutal and dangerous than he ever imagined.  Casting Michael Madsen   Christian de la Cortina   ...

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Jérôme Paillard to Keynote FilmTrack’s Forum

Executive Director of the Marche du Film since 1995, Jérôme Paillard will be our keynote speaker for FilmTrack’s Forum. FilmTrack’s Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution suite streamlines the complex intellectual property management lifecycle – from project inception to distribution. The result: end-to-end visibility and real-time access to mission-critical contracts, rights and royalties data.   All t...

Ariztical Entertainment announces a new acquisition "Beautiful Something"

Ariztical Entertainment announces "Beautiful Something" a new acquisition available for worldwide sales. Beautiful Something    WATCH TRAILER  Worldwide rights available excluding Germ...

Multiple deals for the feature A STREET CAT NAMED BOB

A STREET CAT NAMED BOB ALMOST SOLD OUT   Brian O'Shea, CEO of The Exchange, announced today the closing of several deals for the feature A STREET CAT NAMED BOB. The Exchange is introducing the title at the 2015 American Film Market.   Based on a true story, A STREET CAT NAMED BOB is the adaptation of James Bowen's international best-selling book of the same title.   The feature is being produced by Adam Rolston (MEET ME ON THE SOUTHBANK) of Shooting Script Films, exe...

Things I've Learned: Gaspar Noé at AFI

  "Drink alcohol when needed, but don't get drunk. If you can't prevent yourself from doing drugs, at least share them."   Is it easy being cinema’s reigning enfant terrible? No, but Gaspar Noe wears the title well. This year, the Argentinian moviemaker, who lives and works in France, adds one more feature to his (im)modest oeuvre: I Stand Alone (1998), Irreversible (2002), Enter the Void (2009), alongside assorted short...

Rights to Selfie from Hell acquired by IndustryWorks Pictures/Studios

  14 MILLION, FIVE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY FIVE, EIGHT HUNDRED AND SEVENTEEN VIEWS AND COUNTING!      - Youtube,  That’s right, over 14 million hits and counting for the short film phenom ‘SELFIE FROM HELL’ now at home as a feature film with IndustryWorks Studios. From the producers of the cult horror ‘American Mary’, and the newly released thriller ‘WRECKER’, IndustryWorks Studios has acquired the rights to the most ...

Conversation with Johnny Depp and director Scott Cooper at AFI

  A CONVERSATION WITH DIRECTOR SCOTT COOPER AND JOHNNY DEPP The two will discuss their recent collaboration on BLACK MASS. Get free tickets.     ...

Gary Busey at AFM for his leading role in CANDiLAND

IndustryWorks Studios has acquired the World Wide distribution rights to the psychological drama CANDiLAND starring Gary Busey in what might very well be his ‘comeback role’. IndustryWorks will be bringing the film to Cannes to sell at the 2015 Marche du Film. CANDiLAND stars Oscar nominee Gary Busey (The Buddy Holly Story), Chelah Horsdal (Arrow, Hell on Wheels) and James Clayton (Foodland). CANDiLAND marks a nuanced departure for Busey, who has been seen recurrently as a contestan...

Highlights of Thai Night at AFM 2015

On November 6, 2015, HRH Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi kindly attended the open...

Roskino introduces Versus

«VERSUS» ACTION DRAMA WITH ALEXEY CHADOV AND OXANA AKINSHINA OPENS THE AMERICAN FILM MARKET     Status: work-in-progres Screening date: November 8, 2015 Time: 1p.m. Directed by: Nurbek Egen Cast: Alexey Chadov as Victor Stroev...

GET BACK - Liverpool: Bigger Than The Beatles

Did you know that The Beatles had 14 different drummers before they settled on Ringo Starr?   And that the city of Liverpool in England has had more number one hits than any other city in the world including Motown and Chicago? It's in the Guinness Book of World Records!   GET BACK is the definitive living history of the cultural revolution that spawned the 'fab four' setting them in the context of a legacy that is still ongoing today. You won't believe the number...


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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)  
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