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Filmfestivals.com will be covering AFM 2020  running November 3 - November 8, 2020  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. 

2021: November 2 – 7 I 2022: November 1 – 6 I 2023: October 31 - November 5 I 2024: November 5 – 10

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Animation, Action, Disaster and Horror titles from Fantastic Films International at AFM

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FANTASTIC FILMS INTERNATIONAL invites you to email us for an AFM 2016 meeting. Let us know your preferred date and time (from November 2nd- 7th), so we can introduce you to our NEW animated titles: HENRY THE BLACK; AJISAKA; PRINCE OF THE SEA; NOVEMBER 10th; SLICK RICKMASK MAN; LUGGY, DEX HAMILTON AND THE DOOMSDAY SWARM; THE CUSHION; BIGI AND FRIENDS; as well as our action, thriller, disaster and horror titles: HAUNTED CASTLE; RESURRECTION; GARUDA SUPERHERO; THE BROKEN KEY; AROUND THE WORLD ON A FLYING WINDMILL; ROAR: TIGERS OF THE SUNDARBANS and NESHIMA.

At AFM 2016, we are located at the LOEWS Hotel, atrium suite # 602, mobile # 1-310-560-9577.

To schedule a meeting contact: Roxane Barbat, roxane@ffimail.com or Fred deWysocki, fred@ffimail.com

FANTASTIC FILMS INTERNATIONAL presents the following theatrical feature films and TV series: (more details at: www.fantasticfilmsinternational.com.  Ask for your Password for ONLINE SCREENING of our completed features).

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HAUNTED CASTLE – horror, thriller - Indonesia - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TRAILER)

Haunted Castle is based on actual sightings and events.  It follows four college friends who came back to Malaysia for a reunion to open a time capsule that lead them to a strange location; Kellie's Castle.  When they break the rules by staying too late, they find themselves locked in the castle overnight.  After performing a ritual there using an Ouija board, they start to face indescribable terror from a vengeful bride wearing a blood-covered gown who threatens their life.  The only way out is for them to uncover the deadly mystery of the castle’s past.

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AJISAKA – animation, action, family - Indonesia - IN-PRODUCTION (Click poster for NEW TEASER)

Saved from death, a young man with a great destiny stands up against the King of Raks, who wants to overrule the world into slavery through fear and intimidation. Revived by the ancient magic of the Vatra, Ajisaka is the chosen one for immortality and possess the power of god.

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RESURRECTION – action, thriller, disaster - Indonesia - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TEASER)

A passenger bus plunges into an abyss due to torrential rain. A levee is destroyed as the weather continues to deteriorate.  A huge flood is devastating Jakarta.  The government tries to use underground tunnels made by the Netherlands to help solve the flood problems.  But then conditions are worsened by a large earthquake that rocks Jakarta.  Riots break out as another terrible storm is forecast. Who will survive this disaster?

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GARUDA SUPERHERO – action, fantasy, sci-fi - Indonesia - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TEASER)

An anti-asteroid nuclear missile has been stolen by a terrorist group led by Durja King, who intends to use the weapon as a threat against the world’s superpower countries. Only the Garuda Superhero, stands in the way of his evil plans.  But who is the Garuda Superhero and what is his relationship with a young man named Bara? What's with the emergence of the Black Shadow and when will the evil spirited King be conquered.

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HENRY THE BLACK – animation, action, family- Indonesia - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TEASER) 

The Rhino clan’s book of secrets and the Tiger clan’s dagger of divinity are stolen by Edward Blackmaned of the Lions kingdom. A pirate, Henry the Black, was prophesized by the wise men of both clans as the one who could bring back the treasures of power.  As Henry begins his quest, he is attacked and his ship is destroyed.  The inhabitants of a nearby island help Henry to rebuild his ship and he then sets sail to the Lions’ den. Henry manages to get back the treasures and he unlocks the secret of the dagger by performing the rites from the book of secrets. Henry started as a pirate king and ends up a real king.

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PRINCE OF THE SEA – animation, action, family  - Indonesia - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TEASER)

The Dark Tan is a ruthless pirate who wants to rule over the world and change it into a dark world.  Sambu is a young fisherman who aspires to become a captain of a big sailing ship. One day, Sambu’s small boat is hit and destroyed by one of The Dark Tan’s big pirate ships.  To retaliate, Sambu burns the pirate ship that sunk his boat but is caught and taken by the Dark Tan’s crew.  What will Sambu do?

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THE BROKEN KEY – mystery thriller - Italy - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TRAILER)

Cast: RUTGER HAUER, MICHAEL MADSEN, FRANCO NERO, CHRISTOPHER LAMBERT, WILLIAM BALDWIN, GERALDINE CHAPLIN, MARIA DE MEDERIOS

In the tradition of The DaVinci Code, THE BROKEN KEY is an exciting mystery thriller, set in the near future and grounded by actual historical facts.  A series of murders and clues will bring Arthur, an English academic, to partake on a twisty trail marked centuries before by Dante and the painter Hieronymus Bosch.  Arthur must investigate the complex universe of symbology and overcome his deepest fears, in order to shed light on seven ritual murders that were inspired by the Seven Deadly Sins.  Arthur discovers the killers are members of an ancestral secret society guarding an ancient secret for eternal life on Earth.

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NOVEMBER 10th – 2D animation, action, family - Indonesia - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TRAILER) 

Set during World War 2 (on Nov. 10, 1945), Musa, a brave 13 year old shoe shiner disguises himself as a courier so that he can secretly deliver letters to the Indonesian soldiers, as well as the families of the soldiers. The story is about gaining friends, losing loved ones, and how Musa and his friend Yumna experience the greatest adventure of their lives in a time of war.

Awards: Grandprize (SICAF); Best Animation (Noida Int’l); Gold Remi (WorldFest)

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SLICK RICK – animation, action, family, 3D - India - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TRAILER) 

Slick Rick is a regular auto rickshaw (Tuk Tuk) driver who falls in love with a regular girl and has the regular dreams of making money and keeping his love happy. Seeing a way to make quick buck, Slick Rick bumps into a criminal gang planted in India to foil PISRO's Man on Mars Mission which gets Slick Rick in a delicate position when his girl friend finds out and informs Slick Rick's friends.  Stuck between love and friends and the money - what will Slick Rick do?  A no dialog feature in the vein of "Tom and Jerry", this feature does not require any dubbing

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MASK MAN – animation, action, family - India - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TRAILER)  

Mask-Man is an exciting, action adventure, superhero story.   Dr. Saxena, discovered a formula
that gave superpowers to Mask-Man, is kidnapped by the extraterrestrial Rocket Men.  As Mask-Man sets out to save the doctor, he is attacked by various evil villains and aliens including Electric Girl, who generates deadly electric currents; the Sky Bikers, who will destroy everything in their path with missiles and the Snake-Man, a fire spewing monstrosity.  Mask-Man finds the lair of the aliens and discovers they kidnapped the doctor to use his formula to rule over mankind.   A thrilling battle of good versus evil then ensues with the world at stake.

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DEX HAMILTON AND THE DOOMSDAY SWARM – animation, action, family - Canada - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TRAILER) 

The most fearsome, destructive insect in the galaxy has come to Earth, and famous swashbuckling entomologist Dex Hamilton is on the case. But he's not trying to stop it. He's trying to save it -- from the remorseless exterminator Hartley Hunter, whose life's mission is to see all bugs in the galaxy wiped out. It's a rollicking animated sci-fi adventure with legs as Dex Hamilton is all that stands between the forces of evil and the most incredible insect species the galaxy has ever known....Based on the hit TV series that sold in over 60 countries

 

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LUGGY – animation, adventure, family - Iran - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TRAILER)

Luggy is a music bag on her way to a music festival with her bag partner Lily.  At the airport, while waiting for their flight, they get invited to hear a bag band play.  Discovered by a cleaning crew, they are caught and thrown into a lost luggage jail.  Luggy and her new friends must now find a way to escape or they could be trapped and forgotten, never to play music again.  A fun, family adventure with unique characters and great music.

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AROUND THE WORLD ON A FLYING WINDMILL – family, fantasy adventure - Lithuania - COMPLETED (Click poster for NEW TRAILER)

After his uncle’s plane disappears while transporting an ancient relic, explorer Gustav and the Professor set out in a search that turns into a fantastic and unforgettable adventure around the world.  Along the way they meet a number of well known characters who do their best to provide some help.   Their journey takes them to the mysterious forest where Tiny Ben has his secret radio station.  They dive to the depths of the sea, where mermaids provide entertainment in the restaurant of the Titanic.  They find Baron Munchausen stuck in the belly of a giant fish. They must escape from the Nautilus, Captain Nemo’s interplanetary space submarine.  They crash land onto Robinson Crusoe’s desert island where he’s been quite busy creating his own paradise.  They travel on flying windmills, boats and trains through northern seas and America’s Wild West - across the world, and even to space!

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ROAR: TIGERS OF THE SUNDARBANS – action thriller - India - READY FOR DELIVERY (Click poster for a TRAILER)

An award winning, thrilling action adventure, where Uday, a photojournalist rescues a white tiger cub caught in a poacher’s trap. He brings the cub to a local village, causing the villagers to panic until the forest warden takes the cub away. The cub’s mother, a white Tigress, enters the village at night and when she can’t find her lost cub, she unleashes her wrath on Uday and disappears with his dead body. Uday’s brother puts together a commando team and a local tracker on a do-or-die mission to recover his brother’s body and kill the white Tigress. The team's quest leads them deep into the dangerous Sundarbans. An exciting hunt ensues, as the white Tigress not only eludes them every time but also manipulates them into her territory. Adding to their predicament, a villainous poacher schemes a plan to use the remaining group as bait to trap the white Tigress for himself. One after another, the hunters become the hunted.  FICCI AWARDS: Best VFX in a motion picture and Best VFX shot of the year

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THE CUSHION – animation, family - Iran - POST-PRODUCTION (Click poster for NEW TRAILER)

Kooshkin the Rooster decides to retire his signature cock-a-doodle-doo. The residents of Gargor Lake anticipate his son Joojoo to take over. But Joojoo’s voice isn’t powerful enough to get the town out of bed. So Gargor Lake’s amphibious residents start sleeping in.  A curious young frog named Sabzak devises a plan to fix the abandoned grandfather clock downtown that hasn’t worked for years. If he can find a way to repair the clock and get its bell running, there won’t be any need for a cock-a-doodle-doo in the morning.  But Sabzak doesn’t know anything about clocks until he encounters a mysterious crow who has magic pumpkin seeds.  The magic seeds can give Sabzak the ability to get the grandfather clock working again. But Joojoo catches wind of Sabzak’s plans and joins forces with the town’s nefarious sheriff to foil them and save his job. Just as the frog and the rooster begin to square off for the future of Gargor Lake, the effects of the magical pumpkin seed start to wear off. Can Sabzak muster the courage and ability to outwit his feathered foe?

Also AVAILABLE and READY FOR DELIVERY:  >> Click TITLE for Poster, Synopsis & Trailer <<

AGENT CRUSH - animatronics action/family - UK

BATTLE OF THE KINGS animated action/family - Iran

BIGI AND FRIENDS – animated TV series/family - Iran

DOGS OF CHINATOWN - action - USA

KAPTARA - animated action thriller - USA

MATCHMAKER MARY - family - USA

MAX MAGICIAN and the LEGEND OF THE RINGS - fantasy adventure/family - USA

NESHIMA - fantasy adventure/family - USA

OTHER WORLD - sci-fi thriller - Australia

RAPTURE - sci-fi thriller - USA

SAM STEELE and the CRYSTAL CHALICE - family adventure - USA

SAM STEELE and the JUNIOR DETECTIVE AGENCY - family adventure - USA

SHE WOLF RISING – horror - USA

THE LAST KUNG FU MONK - martial arts action - USA

Z-BAW - animated adventure/family - Mexico (also available in 3D)

 

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About American Film Market Dailies

WOLF Jonathan
(IFTA)

The AFM is not a festival - it is the largest motion picture market in the world. 8,000 industry attendees, including producers, distributors, directors, agents, writers, lawyers & bankers. Over 540 films screened, most world or U.S. premieres.

$US3 Billion spent annually by participants to produce films
8,000+ industry professionals
2,000+ new films and projects
1,000+ production companies
400+ distributors
540+ films screened
100+ world premiers 
70+ countries represented
50+ thought leaders speaking
7 days of networking activities
1 beachfront campus that covers it all

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

2019 Complete Coverage

2018 FULL HIT STORY TOLD IN 8 EPISODES

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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