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American Film Market Dailies will be covering AFM 2023 running November 31 October - 5 November, 2023  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. 

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AFM Greeting from Cyprus

Petra Terzi (CYIFF Cyprus International Film Festival founder) with the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency Michalis P. Michael (right) and George Campanellas Director General of Invest Cyprus and the Vice President of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association.

"For me the American Film Market is one of the most efficient film acquisition, development and networking event in the world. I am happy to share some moments and greetings from Santa Monica."

Petra Terzi 
CYIFF Cyprus International Film Festival founder

Yesterday Cyprus had an opportunity to take center stage during the conference at Venice Stage

Cyprus: A Natural Film Studio

presented by Invest Cyprus

Sunday, November 10     |     2:30pm – 4:00pm     |    Venice Stage, Loews Hotel

Looking for a real-world location that best matches your vision and advances your film’s story? Join us to find out all there is to know about Cyprus, a new filming hot-spot in the Eastern Mediterranean. Featuring scenic, versatile locations, pleasant weather conditions and professional crews, and boasting streamlined licensing procedures, dedicated support and competitive financial incentives, Cyprus has what it takes to be the perfect choice for your next production.

Petra Terzi (CYIFF Cyprus International Film Festival founder) with the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency Michalis P. Michael (right) and George Campanellas Director General of Invest Cyprus and the Vice President of the Cyprus Investment Funds Association.


Committed to boosting this highly promising sector, the government of the Republic of Cyprus introduced a package of incentives encouraging international producers to choose Cyprus as their next film destination. In specific, production companies that opt to film in Cyprus will be able to choose between cash rebate or tax credit and can also benefit from tax discounts on investments made on equipment and infrastructure, and VAT returns on expenditure in scope.

Qualifying production categories include, among others, feature Films (including animation), television Series or mini-series, documentaries for Theatrical or Television release, animation (digital or analogue), television research programs and natural history.

The international films productions "Jiu Jitsu" with Nicolas Cage and "Survive of Sacrifice" wiyh William Baldwin are the first financed works by the new investment program in Cyprus Investment Program

Michalis P. Michael, Chairman, Invest Cyprus
George Campanellas, Director General, Invest Cyprus


Trailer She Should Run- Cyprus

Director: Petra Terzi, Cyprus, 2019, 55'

"She Should Run - Cyprus" is a film about gender equality, bisexuality, human rights, women empowerment and the consequences of citizens' lives in a country after a war. The film explores in depth the recent history of Cyprus, including the Turkish invasion (1974), through the experiences of women involved in politics who live in Nicosia,Cyprus, the only divided capital city in the world. Eight Cypriot women from different parties and political positions discuss the common goal of their actions - Peace! The film includes exclusive interviews with the First Lady and the President of the Cyprus Republic, Nikos Anastasiadis.  

The late Greek Minister of Culture Melina Merkouri visits the island in 1975 and participates in the first remarkable women march for Peace.

World Peace Initiative Merit Spotlight on Women at Cannes Film Festival.


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

2019 Complete Coverage


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