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Filmfestivals.com 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

Final wrap & global newsletter N°9 (November 10) 

 

 

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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Conferences and Panels November 6

Working with the U.S. Guilds

Tuesday, November 6     |     4:00pm – 5:00pm     |     AFM Studio, Loews Hotel

DGA, SAGindie and WGAW representatives explain how to secure talent agreements for directors, actors and writers and make your project signatory to the guilds’ agreements.
Presenters
Darrien Michele Gipson, Executive Director, SAGindie
Cynthia Tollett, Assistant Executive Director, Directors Guild of America
Kay S. Wolf, Senior Representative, Writers Guild of America West

 

Boosting Your Micro-Budget

Tuesday, November 6     |     2:30pm – 4:00pm     |     AFM Gallery, Le Merigot Hotel

High quality micro-budget films are no longer a novelty, making it essential for producers to follow the key principles of producing for the marketplace. Learn from experts how to maximize every dollar and how to create a small film that will be destined for big success. Presented in partnership with Slamdance.

Moderator
Peter Baxter, President & Co-Founder, Slamdance Film Festival, Filmmaker
Initial Panelists
Dana Nachman, Director/Producer, KTF Films
Cody Zwieg, SVP, Development & Production, Gunpowder & Sky
Josh Mandel, Producer, Industry Standard Films

 

 
 

 

Respecting the Genre: Why Do Some Horror Films Work While Others Don’t?

Tuesday, November 6     |     5:00pm – 6:30pm     |     AFM Gallery, Le Merigot Hotel

Hundreds of horror films are made every year but only a few really stand out. Why is that? What makes the successful films resonate? Producers, distributors and influencers will explore what makes the genre work for global audiences at every level, from marketing to release to longevity in the horror community. Presented in partnership with Dread Central.

Moderator
Jonathan Barkan, Editor-in-Chief, DreadCentral.com
Panelists
Shaked Berenson, Executive Producer
Ryan Turek, VP of Development & Genre Community Ambassador, Blumhouse Productions
Juliana da Cunha Jacobsen, Director, Acquisitions & Business Affairs, BF Distribution
Lisa Whalen, Producer, Partner, CEO, Company X / SpectreVision

 


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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

 


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