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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. 

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Birch Tree Entertainment at AFM 2014

 

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 November 5 - 11  

Loews Hotel #707
Tel: +1 310 458 6700 ext 707

Mobile: +1 702 858 2782

 

Birch Tree Entertainment will be attending the American Film Market from November 5 - 11.    

We would like the opportunity to meet with you at our office Loews Hotel #707. 

If you would like to schedule a meeting to discuss any of our titles, please click the link below and include your Name, Company, Territory and two (2) preferred meeting dates/times:  

 

 

Featured Titles

 

GUARDIAN

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Genre:  Action / Martial Arts

Country:  Indonesia

Language: English, Indonesian

Director: Helfi Kardit

Cast:  Sarah Carter (Final Destination 2, The Vow, DOA: Dead or Alive, Falling Skies)        

 Tio Pakusodewo (The Raid 2, Java Heat)

Executive Producer: Sarjono Sutrisno

Budget:  $8 million

Synopsis: After the mysterious death of her undercover cop husband, a female martial artist must protect her daughter from assassins and corrupt politicians who will do anything to conceal the truth.
Indonesia Release: Nationwide theatrical January 2015

US Release: Millennium Entertainment January 13, 2015 

Japan Release: Theatrical release January 31, 2015
 

AFM SCREENING

Thursday, November 6 - 11:00 - Loews 1

 

INDONESIA'S 1ST BIG BUDGET ACTION BLOCKBUSTER

FEATURING THE ACTION TEAM OF JAVA HEAT AND CYBER 

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DANGER DOLLS

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Genre:  Action / Sci-Fi / Martial Arts 

Country:  Japan

Language: Japanese

DirectorShusuke Kaneko (Death Note, Godzilla, Mothra & King Ghidorah, Gamera I, II, III)

Cast:  Rina Takeda (High Kick Girl, Dead Sushi)             

 Nana Seino (Tokyo Tribes)

 Noboru Kaneko (Godzilla: Tokyo SOS)

Executive Producers: Naoki Kubo, Toshiharu Ozawa

Producers: Yoko Yamashita, Art Birzneck

Budget:  $3 million

Synopsis: Four female assassins travel between parallel universes to protect the citizens of both worlds from evil invaders
US Release: Millennium Entertainment November 4, 2014 

Japan Release: Theatrical release September 27, 2014  

 

AFM SCREENING 

Thursday, November 6 - 15:00 - Loews 3

 

FROM THE DIRECTOR OF DEATH NOTE I & II, 

 GODZILLA, MOTHRA & KING GHIDORAH AND GAMERA I, II, III

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JOKER

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Genre:  Action / Martial Arts

Country:  Kazakhstan

Language: Russian

Director: Talgad Zhanibekov

Cast:  Vitalij Kischenko (White Tiger, Target)        

 Denis Lituyev

 Yerbolat Toguzakov (Old Man, Baikonur) 

Producers:  Art Birzneck, Arman Shurayev, Armanzhan Baytasov, Timur Satybaldin

Budget:  $5 million

Synopsis: A man avenges his brother's death with the help of an otherworldly monk who teaches him the skills to destroy his enemies

US Release: Millennium Entertainment October 14, 2014
   

SIN CITY meets THE CROW 

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APOKALIPS X

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Genre:  Action / Sci-Fi / Martial Arts

Country:  Malaysia

Language: Malay

Director: Mamat Khalid

Cast:  Farid Kamil (Evolusi: KL Drift & KL Drift 2, Mirror)          

 Jehan Miskin (The Malay Chronicles: Bloodlines, Prince of the City) 

Producer:  Astro Shaw SDN BDH

Executive Producers: Gayatri Su-Lin Pillai, Norhazifa Mohamed
Budget:  $5 million

Synopsis: Rival gangs fight for pride and ego in a world destroyed by chemical warfare.  

US Release: Millennium Entertainment 2014


 

 MAD MAX meets BATTLE ROYALE

Official Game App now available for iPhone and Android

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TRIAL OF ARMS

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Genre:  Action / Thriller

Country:  UK, China, Denmark

Language: English

Cast: TBA

Producers:  Art Birzneck, Peter Garde (The Salvation, Melancholia), Per Nielsen (In A Better World, Manderlay)

Budget:  $35 million

Synopsis: Forced to infiltrate a syndicate of arms dealers to find his missing daughter, a disgraced Interpol agent must survive an underground fighting ritual known as the Trial of Arms.
Status: DEVELOPMENT. PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY Q3 2015

 

FIGHT CLUB meets THE GAME  

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BLACK WATCH

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Genre:  Action / Thriller

Country:  Sweden, Denmark

Language: English

Cast: TBA

Producers:  Art Birzneck, Marcus Ovnell, Peter Garde (The Salvation, Melancholia), Per Nielsen (In A Better World, Manderlay)

Budget:  $10 million

Status: DEVELOPMENT. PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY Q1 2015  

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VIGILANTES

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Genre:  Action / Thriller

Locations: China / Canada

Language: English

Director: Yuen Wo-Ping (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 2, The Grandmaster, Matrix trilogy, Kill Bill: Vol 1 & 2)
Producers:  Art Birzneck, Anthony Wong

Cast: TBA

Budget: $50 million 

Synopsis:  A young female assassin hunts down the villains that destroyed her family and uncovers a global financial conspiracy that rules the world.

Status:  DEVELOPMENT. PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY Q4 2015 

                

DIRECTED BY LEGENDARY ACTION DIRECTOR YUEN WO-PING

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THE LIQUIDATOR

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Genre: Action Thriller

Country:  Kazakhstan

Languages: Russian version (original)

  English version (dubbed) 

Director:  Akan Satayev (Myn Bala, Strayed, Racketeer)
Cast: Vinnie Jones (Gone in Sixty Seconds, Snatch, X-Men: The Last Stand)

Berik Aitzhanov (The Brothers, Hour of the Wolf, Return to A)

Executive Producer:  Zharas Kulpiyenov  

Producers:  Kazakhfilm, Sataifilm 

Budget:  $5 million

Synopsis:  A highly skilled bodyguard avenging his brother's death uncovers a ring of corruption extending to the highest levels of society and government.

Status: COMPLETED

US Release: MILLENNIUM ENTERTAINMENT

 

"New Kazakh Cinema" for the international marketplace

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THE SANCTUARY

 

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Genre:  Action / Adventure / Martial Arts

Language:  English / Thai

Country:  Thailand

Cast:  Russell Wong (Romeo Must Die, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor)

 Mike B (Brave, Ong-Bak) 

Synopsis:  A mafia boss aided by a former US special-ops unit director locate and steal royal antiques which give special powers to those who possess them. A young Muay Thai warrior and an archaeology student must rescue Thailand's national treasure and protect the world from evil.

Status:  COMPLETED  

US Release: MILLENNIUM ENTERTAINMENT 

 

 From the action team that brought you ONG-BAK

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Other Titles

 

  

HIGH KICK GIRL 

Genre:  Action/Martial Arts

Country:  Japan

Language:  Japanese w/ English dub and subtitles available 

Director:  Fuyuhiko Nishi 

Cast:  Rina Takeda, Tatsuya Naka 

Producers:  Fuyuhiko Nishi (Shaolin Girl), Kenji Nakanishi, Masaaki Mizuno 

Synopsis:  A cute high school girl who learns Karate must take on a group of secret fighters with help from her Karate master.  From the Producer of SHAOLIN GIRL! 

US Release: MILLENNIUM ENTERTAINMENT
Japan Release: SONY PICTURES 

 

CONTRACT KILLERS

Genre:  Martial Arts/Thriller

Country:  USA, Trinidad & Tobago

Language:  English

Director:  Justin Rhodes

Cast:  Nick Mancuso (Under Siege 1 & 2, Rapid Fire), Frida Farrell (Stiletto), Rhett Giles (Wolvesbayne), Wolf Muser, Christian Willis, G. Anthony Joseph

Producers:  G. Anthony Joseph

Synopsis:  A CIA assassin must uncover the truth behind a government conspiracy to destroy the U.S. economy before she's killed for what she knows.

US Release: FIRST LOOK STUDIOS, STARZ, SHOWTIME

 

HONOR

Genre:  Martial Arts/Action 

Country:  USA

Language:  English

Director:  David Worth (Kickboxer, Bloodsport)

Cast:  Russell Wong (Romeo Must Die, The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor), Roddy Piper (They Live, WWE Champion), Remy Bonjasky (K1 Champion), Joanna Pacula (Gorky Park, Tombstone)

Producers:  Patrick Kligel, Austin Moody

Synopsis:  In a world where street gangs collide with the law, neighborhood friends Raymond and Gabriel must decide which side of the battle to join.

US Release: STARZ

 

 

 

 

Birch Tree Entertainment at AFM 2014

November 5 - 11 

Loews Hotel #707   

 Tel: +1 310 458 6700 ext 707  

Mobile: +1 702 858 2782 

 

To schedule a meeting during AFM, click here or the button at the top of the page. Indicate your Name, Company, Territory, Email, Phone/Fax and two (2) preferred meeting times.  

 

Birch Tree Entertainment, 10620 Southern Highlands Pkwy, #110-418, Las Vegas, NV, 89141

Tel: +1 702 858 2782 Fax: +1 702 583 7928 www.birchtreeentertainment.com
 

 
 
 

 

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