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American Film Market Dailies will be covering AFM 2018  running November 1 - November 8, 2018  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. 


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Our AFM Newsletters will run:  
Pre roll newsletter N° 1 (October  18)
Pre roll newsletter N° 2 (October  25) 
Opening Newsletter N°3 (October 30) 
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 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 I 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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Photos & Highlights From Day 3 at AFM November 2, 2018

This morning the AFM Conference Series kicked off with The Global Perspective featuring a Conversation between Industry leaders Jean Prewitt, IFTA and Charles Rivkin, MPAA followed by The Producer & Financier Perspective and The Buyer Perspective Last night’s party featuring The Muppets for the film “Street Gang”, being sold by The Exchange ·         Cedric the Entertainer at the Spotlight Event: Engage: ...

Photos, Quotes & Highlights From Day 4 at AFM November 3

Ron Howard Visits AFM for HanWay Documentary Pavarotti ·         Two Spotlight Events took place yesterday with the focus on China ·         AFM Conference Series continues with the annual Pitch Conference       LocationEXPO opens today ·         First night of Carousel Cocktails drew huge crowd The Pitch...

AFM Conference: The Global Perspective - View From The Top - November 2




AFM Opens with New Buyers & Exhibitors, Panels & 400+ Screenings

Thousands of global film industry players, including finance, production, sales and distribution executives will be in attendance for screenings, meetings, networking, panels, and to solidify deals on both completed films and thousands of projects destined to reach the audiences around the world. This marks the AFM’s 28th year in the city of Santa Monica.    The AFM will welcome at least 70 companies from 28 countries attending for the first time as buyers with the largest numb...

How to work the AFM for first timers


Updated AFM Program of Conferences

CONFERENCES   AFM Conferences provide attendees with knowledge and insights from industry thought leaders, decision makers and experts. Access with a ticket or one of the following badges: Industry Plus, Executive Plus, Platinum or Buyer Plus.         The Global Perspective Friday, November 2     |     9:15am – 12:45pm     |   &nb...

Exhibitors at AFM 2018/ The A to Z

  A24 Acort International Adler & Associates Entertainment Aegean Entertainment AFCNet (Asian Film Commissions Network) Alfred Image Works All Media Company All Rights Entertainment Altitude Film Sales AMBI Distribution American Cinema International AMP International APL Film Archstone Distribution Arclight Films Arizona Film Commission ARRI Media International Art of the Dead movie Art Pictures Studio ...

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Media Access Awards at the Beverly Hills Hilton

Held Nov 1 at the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Media Access Awards Presented by Easterseals pay tribute to entertainment industry professionals who tirelessly advance public awareness, inclusion and accessibility for people with disabilities, as well as call out for positive and accurate depictions of characters with disabilities in film and television. One-in-four Americans (25%) live with a disability, making it today’s largest minority population. But just 1.7% of TV and 2.7%...

Steven Quale to direct aquatic thriller Alphas for Voltage Pictures

Visionary director Steven Quale (Into the Storm, Aliens of the Deep) is set to direct the upcoming aquatic thriller Alphas based on the screenplay by Frank Hannah (The Cooler) for producers Academy Award winning Nicolas Chartier (The Hurt Locker, Wind River) for Voltage Pictures, Pierre Morel (Taken, Peppermint) and Sentient Entertainment’s, Renee Tab and Christopher Tuffin. Jonathan Deckter, President and COO of Voltage Pictures will executiv...

Radiant will handle foreign sales on Roland Joffé’s feature film “Sweet Surrender,” a romance epic set in India

Mimi Steinbauer of Radiant Films International announced today at the American Film Market that Radiant will handle foreign sales on Roland Joffé’s BRAND NEW feature film “Sweet Surrender,” a romance epic set in India to be directed by Joffé, a two-time Oscar nominated director of "The Killing Fields" and "The Mission”. Andy Khaitan will produce for Opus Cinema, a subsidiary of Mridula Productions that is based out of Los Angeles and...

Entertaining Power Co., Ltd Line Up for the American Film Market

Entertaining Power Co., Ltd  is glad to announce attending American Film Market until 7th Nov and our office at LOEWS HOTEL office no. 647.     EP was found in 2003, actively participated and exploring diversified opportunity in the entertainment industry among Hong Kong, China, Pacific Asia as far as the rest of the world. We have successfully ...

LA premiere of the award-winning THE DIVIDE

The film is the critically acclaimed directorial debut of Golden-Globe-nominated actor Perry King. Produced by Jo Haskin and written by Jana Brown, The Divide is an unconventional western, set in 1976, that delves into Alzheimer’s at a time when little was known of the disease, which touches virtually every person and family. The Divide stars King (Riptide, The Day After Tomorrow, The Lords of Flatbush), Bryan Kaplan (Fray), Sara Arrington (The Jungle Book), Tony Award winner Levi Kre...

The World is My Country: WARNING! Watching this may cause you to think you can change the world

A comedian, desperate to stop a war, pulls off an act of political comedy so gutsy and eye-opening that it sparks a huge movement -- drawing Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Albert Camus and a cast or thousands into what Martin Sheen calls "a roadmap to a better future." The film, by director Arthur Kanegis, best known for his Paul Newman/Haskell Wexler doc "War Without Winners" began garnering awards and audience acclaim even before its premiere at work-in-progress ...

WONDERFUL LOSERS: A DIFFERENT WORLD - Lithuania's Official Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film to premiere in LA

ARUNAS MATELIS' DOCUMENTARY FEATURE "WONDERFUL LOSERS: A DIFFERENT WORLD" TO PREMIERE AT EFP'S OSCAR ENTRIES LA SCREENINGS DGA Award-winning director Arunas Matelis ("Before Flying Back to the Earth") returns after 12 years of creative silence with his new documentary feature WONDERFUL LOSERS: A DIFFERENT WORLD - Lithuania's Official Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film. Arunas Matelis It is one of the biggest Europ...

Arclight Films signs distribution deal with Well Go USA for sci-fi thriller Possessor

Arclight Films has struck another distribution deal with Well Go USA during this year’s American Film Market. The leading independent distribution company has acquired US rights to Brandon Cronenberg’s (Antiviral) highly anticipated sophomore sci-fi thriller Possessor, it was announced today by Arclight Films’ Chairman, Gary Hamilton. Filming for the feature is slated to begin first quarter 2019.   “Brandon Cronenberg is a master of science-fiction stor...

Russell Brand stars in the anticipated, enchanting FOUR KIDS AND IT along with Paula Patton, Matthew Goode, and Michael Caine.

The story follows four children who are horrified to learn that their beach holiday is a bonding trip with potential future step siblings. An argument leads to the discovery of magical, sandy, grumpy creature IT (voiced by Caine), who can grant them one wish a day that will be cancelled when the sun sets.   Ashley Aufderheide, Teddie Malleson-Allen, Billy Jenkins and Ellie-Mae Siame play the four children.   Andy De Emmony (West Is West) directs the adaptation of Jacqueli...


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