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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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Finance Conference I: The Future of Global Film Finance 9:15am – 10:45am The 360 View Leading CEOs, filmmakers, financiers and studio executives converge to explore the future of independent film financing, emerging trends and the impact of new platforms on global film finance.   Moderator Joe Chianese, EVP, EP Financial Solutions   Panelists Yolanda T. Cochran, Producer/Production Consultant David Glasser, Presi...

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Wow, it's out if this world! See TomCat Films Summer Hill Films sci-fi line-up for AFM 2016

  SCI-FI LINE-UP FOR AFM 2016 FROM SUMMER HILL FILMS & TOMCAT FILMS   ALIENS VS TITAN1C Sci-fi Offering only the finest amenities, the ‘TITAN 1C’ space-cruiser is considered the most luxurious star-liner ever built. Future spring-breakers on board are excited to be touring through space with some of the world’s elite. A sudden meteor storm smashes into the hull, and...


Phone at the show 310.458.6700 ext. 333.  Line Up  I Contact Ted Chalmers I I

NEPHILIM an animation feature film by Danny WILSON 
Some are born, some are made, some are chosen.
Based on the comic book series, NEPHILIM is a supernatural action-thriller following an atypical young priest into a mystical world of blended realities as he is cast between the ultimate confrontation between good and evil. Completed Oct 1 Genre: Animation, Action/Adventure, 3D   

PICAROON & PINKY Animated TV Series premiering at AFM  
Unlikely trials and mishaps thwart a pirate's attempts to escape his predicament of isolation on an uninhabited island. Central to his failed attempts is the unlikely monkey goddess statue who suddenly springs to life. 
Meet Gilbert Nash during AFM I Trailer I Nephilim Screener on Cinando I Picaroon & Pinky screener I +1 (310) 925-3660

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China Conference Day 2 Spotlight on Producing in China, as well as Marketing & Distributing in China.

Leaders from China’s film industry gathered today as the AFM kicked off its annual Conference series with a spotlight on Producing in China, as well as Marketing & Distributing in China.   Bruno Wu, Founder/Co-Chairman and CEO of Sun Seven Stars Media Group Limited, Mike Mao, CEO of UNI Pictures Culture & Media (Beijing) Co., and Yang Xianghua, Senior Vice President of iQIYI's, speak at the American Film Market China Conference at the Fairmont Hotel on Thursday... ...

Cheers at American Film Market China Reception

Jonathan Wolf, Executive Vice President & Managing Director of the American Film Market, Haifeng Chen, Vice President of Weying Technology, Jean M. Prewitt, President & CEO of IFTA, Jing Zhang, Peng Chen, China Beijing Film Delegation, and Luke Xiang, VP and Head of International of Beijing Weying Technology Co., Ltd., cheers at American Film Market China Reception at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel on Wendeday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision fo...

Karl Urban (Star Trek, upcoming Thor: Ragnarok) to join Brenton Thwaites in the action thriller Entry Level

International star Karl Urban (Star Trek, upcoming Thor: Ragnarok) is in negotiations to join Brenton Thwaites (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales; The Giver) in the action thriller Entry Level, it was announced today by producers Craig Perry and Sheila Taylor (the Final Destination and American Pie franchises) of Practical Pictures and Tannaz Anisi, President of 13 Films.   Written by Benjamin Hurley, Entry Level will be directed by critically acclaimed filmmaker Franck Kha...

Stunt actor Lisa Chandler puts the thrills in popular film and TV including Poltergeist, Once Upon a Time, Lucifer, Supernatural

Talented stunt actor Lisa Chandler is gearing up for an extremely busy season on the big and small screen with her latest roles in Untitled Siege Picture, Lucifer, and Altered Carbon. Lisa is a multi-talented performer who often switches gears from stunts to acting, and incorporates the two depending on the role. From Anne Hathaway to Charlize Theron and a host of many others in-between, Lisa’s career has enabled her to work with some of Hollywood’s A-list actors. F...

Latest additions to One Eyed Films line up

  The High Frontier / Dir Wojciech Kasperski / Poland / 98’ / 2016 Genre  Thriller Action Drama   Austin Fantastic Fest Official Selection Audience Award, Best Music, Best Actor - Koszalin Film Festival Gdynia Film Festival Official Selection Special Jury mention - Krakow Off Camera Festival   ‘’Slow-burning thriller… fabulous use of hostile n...

IM Global has acquired international rights to horror thriller BOARDING SCHOOL, produced by Maven Pictures

Prolific independent entertainment studio IM Global has acquired international rights to horror thriller BOARDING SCHOOL, produced by Maven Pictures’ co-founders Trudie Styler (Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels, American Honey) and Celine Rattray (The Kids Are All Right, American Honey) as well as Scott Lochmus (The Joneses, London Town), and Jason Orans (Goodbye Solo, Night Catches Us). Executive Producers are Jonathan Gray, Jeffrey Arsenault (OGCP), Hadar Burger (O...

The Gilligan Manifesto, is among Showcase Entertainment’s newest documentaries on the roster at this year’s AFM

“THE GILLIGAN MANIFESTO” UP FOR GRABS AT 2016 AFM   Writer-Director Cevin Soling’s highly anticipated documentary, The Gilligan Manifesto, is among Showcase Entertainment’s newest documentaries on the roster at this year’s AFM.   Just one year after the Cuban Missile Crisis, radio and television writer Sherwood Schwartz began filming his comedy classic Gilligan's Island, which depicts seven Americans shipwrecked on a deserted island.   S...


Summer Hill Films and TomCat Films Line-up for AFM 2016


TomCat Films/Summer Hill Films is now setting appointments for the American Film Market to be held in Santa Monica at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel from November 2nd to 9th. Our office number will be Suite 333. Our phone at the show will be 310.458.6700 ext. 333.  

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Halloween is over but horror is not... Check out Horror titles from TomCat Filkms Summer HillFilms at AFM 2016


AFM: IM Global’s Mundial Strikes Four-Pic Deal with MGM’s Orion (EXCLUSIVE)


Sci-Fi and Action in "Genesis: Fall of the Crime Empire"! from TomCat Films/Summer Hill Films


367 exhibiting companies and more than 7,500 attendees from over 80 countries expected in Santa Monica

Taking place this year from the 2nd through the 9th of November, the American Film Market (AFM) opens tomorrow for its 37th edition with 367 exhibiting companies and more than 7,500 attendees from over 80 countries expected in Santa Monica over the course of the week.   This year the market will experience a significant rise in UK exhibitors, with 38 registered companies, which marks nearly a 16% rise from last year and the highest number on record since 2009. In addition, the AFM highl...

AFM Unveils Screening Line-Up Including World & Market Premiers

Global stars featured include Alec Baldwin, Gerard Butler, Bryan Cranston, Penelope Cruz, Elle Fanning, James Franco, Salma Hayek, Demi Lovato, David Oyelowo, Aaron Paul, Rosamund Pike, Noomi Rapace, and J.K. Simmons, amongst others   The American Film Market (AFM®) has today announced its list of films screening, including 71 world and 250+ market premieres, for the upcoming edition running November 2-9 in Santa Monica. Over 300 films are scheduled to be screened with more titles t...





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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)  
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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