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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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Email us I Advertize in our AFM Newsletters and eBlasts Featured in Animation Day in Cannes 2017 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. 125 000 Industry subscribers and 930 000 unique visitors per year...

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. Line Up  I Contact Ted Chalmers I I

The Creative Coalition will host an Inaugural Benefit Ball on Friday evening celebrating the new President's election

Leaders from Politics, Business, and Entertainment Come Together The Creative Coalition will host an Inaugural Ball on Friday evening, January 20, 2017 at the Harman Center for the Arts (610 F Street NW, Washington, DC) to commemorate the Inauguration of the 45th President of the United States. The Inaugural Ball will be a benefit gala hosted by luminaries from the arts and entertainment industry, as well as Congressional officials and leaders from business, policy, and media. Click...

AFM Distribution Conference Quotes: ‘Working with Sales Agents’

Douglas Mankoff, Producer and CEO Echo Lake Entertainment, David Lancaster, Producer and CEO of Rumble Films, Clay Epstein, President of Film Mode Entertainment, and Kathy Morgan, President of KMI Films The AFM hosted the Distribution Conference, with topics entitled: ‘Working with Sales Agents’, and ‘The Future of VOD’. Clay Epstein David Lancaster Producer, Rumble Films David Lancaster, Producer and CEO of Rumble Fil...

AFM Distribution Conference Quotes: The Future of Video On Demand

Bruce Eisen, President of Digital Advisors, Steve Nickerson, President of Home Entertainment, Erick Opeka, Executive Vice President of Digital Networks at Cinedigm Entertainment, Hanny Patel, Vice President of Video Marketing for AT&T Entertainment Group, and Meyer Shwarzstein, President of Brainstorm Media, speak at the American Film Market Distribution Conference: The Future of Video On Demand at the Fairmont Hotel on Tuesday   Bruce Eisen ...

AFM Roundtable - Working with the U.S. Guilds

Kay S. Wolf, West's Independent Film Executive of the Writers Guild of America, and Darrien Michele Gipson, National Director of SAGindie, speak at the American Film Market Roundtable - Working with the U.S. Guilds Darrien Michele Gipson, National Director of SAGindie, and Matthew Gamarra, Senior Manager of Special Events & Independent Organizing at DGA   ...

Troma Entertainment Inc. Acquires Chelmsford Film Society's Essex Spacebin

Troma Entertainment Inc. Acquires Chelmsford Film Society's Essex Spacebin Hot, Hilarious, Galactic! "Essex Spacebin"  Official Trailer     London World Premiere Theatrical Release February 18, 2017 at The Prince Charles Cinema! with an appearance from the filmmakers and Lloyd Kaufman!     The hilarious British science-fiction comedy from Directors Phil Thompson and David Hollinshead, Essex Spacebin,has been acquired ...


2016. Glix Entertainment, Inc a rapidly growing production company ventures into the sales world at the 2016 American Film Market, Introducing a diverse catalogue of Glix Entertainment Original content ranging from Horror films, dark comedy, coming of age and histories inspired by true events. The company has been producing original content since 2013, focusing on creating high quality video content that is budget conscious and maximizes the return of investment. Also at AFM, the Glix for the...

Indie Rights Releases New Global Channel

American Film Market Independent film distributor, Indie Rights is excited to announce the launch of it global movie and TV channel, INDIE RIGHTS MOVIES today during the American Film Market, taking place in Santa Monica, CA from November 2nd through the 9th. The channel is available on Roku or globally on phones, tablets and computers through the website For more information contact the CEO, Linda Nelson by email at Indie Rights Movies is a subs...

Andamar's 'Bitter Harvest' Adds A Slew of new International Sales at AFM

Historical drama starring Max Irons and Samantha Barks set to be released in the US on February 24, 2017 by Roadside Attractions LA-based Meyers Media Group’s (MMG) Lawrence Meyers has closed multiple new deals on the epic Bitter Harvest, a love story set against the 1930s-genocidal famine, known as the Holomodor, in Ukraine. Isaan Entertainment has acquired the film for Spain, while EnterMode picked up rights for South Korea, and Shaw Organisation will release in Singapore. Wi...


Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment debuts distribution-arm with the North American release of action-thriller, ALLEYCATS, on December 15, starring Eleanor Tomlinson, John Hannah, Sonoya Mizuno, John Lynch and Sam Keeley Click here to view the trailer :   LOS ANGELES (November 8, 2016) – Film Mode Entertainment is thrilled to announce their acquisition and release of ALLEYCATS, the new, adrenaline-pumped action-thriller produced by UK-based The Fyzz Facility...

Lawrence Meyers has closed multiple new deals on the epic Bitter Harvest

LA-based Meyers Media Group’s (MMG) Lawrence Meyers has closed multiple new deals on the epic Bitter Harvest, a love story set against the 1930s-genocidal famine, known as the Holomodor, in Ukraine. Isaan Entertainment has acquired the film for Spain, while EnterMode picked up rights for South Korea, and Shaw Organisation will release in Singapore. With a cast including Max Irons, Samantha Barks, Terence Stamp, Tamer Hassan and Barry Pepper, the historical drama has already closed multi...

MT. Hollywood Films Launches With Fully Funded Five-Project Slate

With a mission of producing high-quality, commercially viable projects while creating high-level opportunities for women and minorities in the entertainment industry, Mt. Hollywood Films has launched as an independent development and production company based in Burbank, California.  The nascent venture is initially focused on the theatrical film market, with plans to broaden into television in mid-2017.   Mt. Hollywood Films is privately capitalized, with ...

Insurgent Media Taps Veteran Sales Executive Christian de Gallegos As Head of International Sales

Insurgent Media announced today that Christian De Gallegos will be joining the Los Angeles team as Head of International Sales. De Gallegos will report to CEO Ezna Sands and will oversee international sales for Insurgent Media’s growing slate. “I’m thrilled to start our International Sales Division with such an esteemed veteran in the sales world,” said Insurgent CEO Ezna Sands. “We share the same passion and drive. With our dynamic slate at Insurgent, it...

First Run Features Acquires U.S. Rights to Oscar Entry Film "All Governments Lie" Directed by Fred Peabody

Timely and Acclaimed Documentary Executive Produced by Oliver Stone And Featuring Independent Journalists Amy Goodman, Jeremy Scahill, Glenn Greenwald, Matt Taibbi, Cenk Uygur and Others Opens November 4 Exclusively in New York and Los Angeles for the Qualifying Run New York, NY – On the day of the New York and Los Angeles qualifying theatrical run, First Run Features (FRF) announced that they have acquired U.S. rights from Canada based White Pines Pictures for Fred Peabody's ...

Crimson Forest Films / Hannover House Acquire Arclight Films’ LOST IN THE PACIFIC For North America

New action-thriller from Arclight Films Stars Brandon Routh and Zhang Yuqi and is set for a December 1, 2016 release across North America     Crimson Forest Films in association with Hannover House (OTC:HHSE) have inked a deal at AFM with Arclight Films to acquire Action Thriller Lost in the Pacific for a North American release. The film is targeted to release on VOD Dec.1st and DVD & Blu Ray Jan.10th.     Lost in the Pacif...

Route One Entertainment Announces Acquisition of 'Palmer"

Route One Entertainment has secured the option for all media rights to the film script for Palmer, written by Cheryl Guerriero (Hunting Season). The film tells the story of an ex-con who returns to his hometown and forms an unexpected bond with a young boy abandoned by his junkie mother. Palmer deftly addresses universal issues of self-identity, love and family in a world torn by intolerance.   “It’s rare when such a powerful and nuanced story is told in such...

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2019 Complete Coverage


Pre roll newsletter N° 1 
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Opening Newsletter N°3 
N°4 (November 2) 
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N°6 (November 4)  
N°7 (November 6) 
N°8 (November 8) Closing

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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
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