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American Film Market Dailies 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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Promote your line up during AFM

AFM 2017 runs November 1 - 8, 2017  We would like to contribute to your success in AFM Can we help? Promote your line up to media, buyers and attendees. Boost your screenings' attendance. Shoot interviews or video captur...

Catching the Wave at AFM: Full details of AFM panels, keynotes and events

Wednesday November 1st AFM Orientation Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director, American Film Market   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM ,  November 1 2017  ArcLight - Screen 1 Thusrday November 2nd The Changing Hong Kong Movie Scene: What is New, How and Why?   3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM ,  November 2 2017  Loews Hotel - AFM Studio   ...

Only from Summer Hill Entertainment: The Eve of Winter descends upon the AFM!

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We miss you Ed Flaherty, RIP We are raising money for " Anastasia and Max - Ed's kids" - Donate Now!

Anastasia and Max's papa, our beloved Edwardo passed away on Saturday 10/21/17.  While the family is sorting through Ed's paperwork, etc., Janice Kaplan and her friends decided to start a fund to help them and show them our support. This will go towards their education and general well being and help towards their care. click to donate on gofundme ...

Horror Makers in AFM United! let s meet Saturday night

Mariasol 401 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401 At the end of the pier. Literally 5 Minute walk or less. (This is my choice and I will get reservations today.) TIME: 7:30-9:30 great initiative by Sean Crayne :-) His page on facebook i am sharing below a nice memory from the fest circuit and my happy days in horror ... I had Wes Craven sitting on our eletrical chair for his movie SHOCKER premiering at Avoriaz Festival...a few years ago :-) ...

Thai Night AFM 2017 to celebrate the talent at the heart of the Thai film industry

Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi will preside over Thai Night AFM 2017 – Thailand Where Films Come Alive, an event of celebration of Thai cinema and its industry organized during the American Film Marketand Conference 2017.   Held in Santa Monica on November 2nd by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government...

Frenchman's Flat and "The Measure of Your Faith" from Unlike Any Other Productions

I hope this email finds you well.  I am Jonathon James Williams, partner of Unlike Any Other Productions. We are wishing to line up a meeting either at AFM or beforehand.    We have two film projects which would be of interest to yourself and your company. As well as a cutting edge Faith-based biblical series. All works are unique, original and generate a universal audience and gathering a lot of interest!    Below are high qualit...

Interview with AFM Managing Director Jonathan Wolf @ 2016 AFM

IFTA’s Executive Vice President and Managing Partner of the AFM since 1998, Jonathan Wolf deems the AFM as the global film world coming to its Hollywood Mecca. A graduate of the University of Southern California Business School, Wolf's extensive professional background, previous to his pivotal roles with IFTA and AFM, includes film distribution as well as finance as CFO of New World International in international operations. The AFM acts as a six month Fall bookend market to the Spri...

Survivor Ed Mosberg of the film DESTINATION UNKNOWN Donates Torah to Steven Spielberg

Executive Director Stephen Smith with survivor Edward Mosberg and Institute founder Steven Spielberg DESTINATION UNKNOWN Opening in Theaters November 10th Directed by Claire Ferguson Produced by Llion Roberts Executive Produced by USC Shoah Foundation's Stephen D. Smith INTERVIEWS & SCREENING LINKS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST Holocaust survivor Edward Mosberg believes it is his duty to share what happened to him, his family, and millions of other Jews during Wor...

Global Genesis Group Lands Supernatural Thriller Voice of the Wolf

Global Genesis Group is excited to announce their acquisition of the feature VOICE OF THE WOLF, a horror/thriller, starring Christopher Lambert (Mortal Kombat, Highlander), former Bond girl Maria Grazia Cucinotta (The World Is Not Enough, Il Postino), and Marianna Di Martino (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.).    Voice of the Wolf is a modern twist on the werewolf legend that takes place in Central Italy. The feature will be directed by Alberto Gelpi from a script by Viviana Panfili and Ale...


Arclight Films is selling the sexy, female-driven comedy Half Magic, written, directed and starring Heather Graham

Leading international sales agent Arclight Films has come on board to handle worldwide sales for the sexy, female-driven comedy Half Magic, written, directed and starring Heather Graham (Hangover series, Boogie Nights, Bowfinger), it was announced today by Arclight Films CEO Gary Hamilton. The company will launch international sales on the completed film during the upcoming American Film Market and will screen for buyers.   With Half Magic, Heather Graham has taken her experiences in Ho...

The Thai film 'Bad Genius' has been setting records around the world.

GDH 559 at AFM 2017 brings the international hit 'Bad Genius'   After a very successful release in Thailand, 'Bad Genius' from GDH 559 is now attracting international audiences. It is already the number one grossing Thai film ever released in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia and Vietnam. It has now set a new record, as the number one Thai film ever released in China. It opened in second place at the box-office, earning $16.1m in its first weekend, and has gone on t...

Heartlock from Red Sea Media: trying to survive in a prison

      AFM LINEUP 2017           RSM @ LOEWS #660           HEARTLOCK     ...

Shooting wraps on Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW

Caption: Oleg Ivenko as Rudolf Nureyev (Credit: Larry D. Horricks)   London, Monday 30 October…Principal photography has now wrapped on Ralph Fiennes’ THE WHITE CROW which has been shooting in locations across France, Russia, Croatia and Serbia since August. A new image has been released, featuring lead actor Oleg Ivenko as the legendary ballet star Rudolf Nureyev.   THE WHITE CROW was developed by BBC Films and Gabrielle Tana (The Duchess, Dancer,...


Madagascar Sanitation explores a global health crisis through the magnifying glass of the Madagascar sanitation problems

Cieri Media (Beyond Moscow, Food Truck Foodie, Voyage Vids) is looking for finishing funds for their Madagascar piece. Tree days of shooting (33 people traveling ) still  needed.  The project comes with a script in final edit now, as well as 95% of the film shot. The company is looking for experts on the east coast.   30,000 USD will get 20% of the our gross of the film. We are also will give one or two people (15,000 USD each) Executive Producer credit for the investme...

Festival Directors wine tasting party at AFM

Bruno Chatelin and the Team, Laurie Kirby and Stuart MacNaught from FestForums and Lise Romanoff VisionFilms CEO Request the pleasure of your company and a taste from your country to share with fun and with other festival directors and peers at our AFM reception. SAVE THE DATE FOR THE ANNUAL FILMFESTIVALS.COM WINE TASTING PARTY FOR FESTIVAL DIRECTORS.   November 3rd , 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Loews Las Flores Suite 8th floor. Reserved for Festival Dir...

TriCoast AFM New Films


AFM Full Line-UP - Screen Media

CURVATURE 2018 - Scifi/Thriller Director: Diego Hallivis Cast: Linda Hamilton, Lyndsy Fonseca, Glenn Morshower   CURVATURE is a time travel sci-fi drama about an engineer who travels back in time to stop herself from committing a murder. A mind-bending time travel drama in the vein of TIMECRIMES and LOOPER, CURVATURE examines the difficulty of letting go, while asking how much you would risk to do what yo...

Get Your Adrenaline Fix With Vision Films Action Line Up!


Filmsharks Line up at AFM 2017

  VARIETY : New Ricardo Darin Production Co Teams with Patagonik, Disney, FilmSharks on Juan Vera’s ‘Love at Last Sight’ (EXCLUSIVE) Directed by Juan Vera, ‘Love at Last Sight’ also stars Ricardo Darín and Mercedes Moran   VARIETY : HBO Latino Nabs Argentine Hit ’10 Days Without Mom’ for North...

Free Dolphin brings All she wrote to AFM

  ALL SHE WROTE Drama / Romance | 90 min With GARY DOURDAN (CSI, Mistresses)   SYNOPSIS When Aaron, an ex-fighter, turns to music after years of being knocked around and left with permanent mental disabilities, he falls for Jana, an ...

Petra Terzi brings 5 new projects and scripts to AFM

PAPYRUS TRINITY STAR, LLC presents T "49 Years After" based on a true story. 49 Years After is a drama feature in the vein of  "The Gift" meets "Sixth Sense" Logline: "49 Years After" is an adventure into the parallel world of the undead.   Pitch:  "49 Years After" is an adventure into the parallel world of the undead. It tells the story of a clairvoyant woman named Sofia, who practices ...

Adventure awaits on the Patagonia Treasure Trail!

  Our suite number will be 327B. Our phone at the show will be 310.458.6700 ext. 327.                   ...

Summer Hill Entertainment wishes you a THRILLING AFM 2017

Our suite number will be 327B. Our phone at the show will be 310.458.6700 ext. 327.       ...

XVIII Entertainment LLC. line up at AFM 2017

  XVIII Entertainment LLC. will be attending AFM in Lowes Suite 324.       ->The Basement Man<- A new 2018 film. An evil spirit lurks in the darkness of Rhett and Kelli's new home. It seen that the ho,e also has other spirits trying to help the family escape the dark shadowy grip of a Native American demon that has been haunting the grounds before the home was even built in this...

House of Film at AFM 2017

  Los Angeles based House of Film manages the worldwide distribution of motion pictures in ways that are comprehensive in commercial exploitation, respectful of creative propriety, and future oriented in terms of audience viewing options and preference. House of Film launched in 2009 offering domestic and international sales, marketing, and distribution of select films through traditional and non-traditional channels. These include: theatrical, DVD, television, and Inte...

Film Surfing at AFM...New Poster Revealed

The American Film Market is the world’s largest motion picture business event. Over 7,000 industry leaders converge in Santa Monica for eight days of deal-making, screenings, conferences, networking and parties. Participants come from more than 80 countries and include acquisition and development executives, agents, attorneys, directors, distributors, festival directors, financiers, film commissioners, producers, writers, the world’s press and all those who provide services to the ...

Gia Skova's The Serpent will make Market debut at AFM

As  strong  female roles continue  to dominate  on  the  big screen, Gia  Skova takes hers one  step further in her new film, The Serpent, an  explosive  action thriller anticipated  to  wrap a firm  hold  of  the  box  office  upon  release. The internationally recognized  Russian  supermodel-turned-actress not  only  stars as the  female  lead,  she ...

Myriad Pictures announces new cast to star in SHADOW GIRL -


Cain Hill with Gemma Atkinson released by Evolutionary Films

EVOLUTIONARY FILMS RELEASES CAIN HILL - BASED ON A TERRIFYING TRUE STORY – STARRING GEMMA ATKINSON (CURRENTLY FLYING HIGH ON BBC’S STRICTLY COME DANCING), ALEX ZANE AND MICHAEL PARR, IN THE UK TOMORROW (27TH OCTOBER).   London based production, sales and distribution company Evolutionary Films, is thrilled to announce that Cain Hill, a horror feature based on a terrifying true story, is released on all major platforms in the UK tomorrow, ...

Classic Docs from Wide House

          CLASSIC DOCUMENTARIES     WIDE HOUSE gives the following titles a second life as art and culture is timeless! From every co...

European Film Promotion at the AFM: FSS granted for 33 films – 16 companies at the EUROPE! UMBRELLA

EFP presents EUROPE! at the AFM ANCHORS UP by Simen Alsvik, William John Ashurst, represented by Sola Media (Germany) In a collective action, EFP (European Film Promotion) highlights European cinema at the upcoming American Film Market (November 1 – 8), by granting FILM SALES SUPPORT (FSS) for the promotion and marketing of 33 European films totalling more than €120.000, by running the EUROPE! UMBRELLA for European world sales and production companies and by organising screeni...

Screen Media brings AVENGE THE CROWS, a revenge thriller starring Danay Garcia and Danny Trejo

  AVENGE THE CROWS COMPLETE - Genre: Thriller/Crime Director: Nathan Gabaeff Cast:  Danay Garcia, Lou Diamond Phillips, Steven Bauer and Danny Trejo   Synopsis: The pendulum of revenge is set in motion when an assassin named Joker is released from prison with orders from the Reyes Ricos prison gang to take down Loca, an ex-gang member who once ran the powerful Los Grajos crew before it was destroyed.    Now Loca makes her living pushing drugs,...

Lotte Entertainment enters ALONG WITH THE GODS with Promo Screening at AFM

  ALONG WITH THE GODS: THE TWO WORLDS Synopsis Having died unexpectedly, firefighter Ja-hong is taken to the afterlife by 3 afterlife guardians. Only when he passes 7 trials over 49 days and proves he was innocent in human life, he’s able to reincarnate, and his 3 afterlife guardians are by his side to defend him in trial.         ...

Tame your own giant crocodile at AFM

GIANT CROCODILE film: "THE HATCHING" is available at AFM 2017. The title is already nearly sold out in Asia! And there are only a few Asian territories left.   US Distributor: LIONSGATE UK Distributor: ICON   Territories already taken: USA, Canada, UK/Ireland, Germany/Austria, Benelux, Switzerland, Middle East/North Africa, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, China (Mainland), India, Indonesia, Mongolia and Taiwan Territories recently sold: Russia/CIS and B...


JOHN + BJÖRN Denmark, UK | Due 2018 | HD - A film by Rasmus Dinesen     ...

Cardinal XD Line up fpr AFM 2017

    cardinal XD AFM Lineup     ...

SC Films International - Current Slate for AFM 2017

Screenings and Meetings     SC Films will be attending AFM 2017 from October 31 - November 8. NEW LOCATION: UK Film Centre, 7th Floor, Topanga Room, Loews. Please suggest meeting times accordingly with Simon Crowe, Fumie Suzuki Lancaster and Russell Webber. Simon Crowe: +44-7764-942-149

Central Partnership @ AFM

History, Action  Completed Release: November 30th  In 13th-century Mongol warrior hordes and their leader, Batu Khan, control most of the known world. As the Mongols move towards Europe they invade the last Russian principality standing in their way. Little do they know, their plans are about to be ruined by ...

Films Boutique Line-up : AFM 2017

  AFM  2017 November 1-7 Meet us @ Le Merigot SALES - Jean-Christophe Simon  +49 173 5915767 SALES - Louis Balsan  +49 1525 4525769 ...

FlexyMovies @ AFM2017

   @ Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel | Nov 1 - Nov 8   Full Showreel         ...

WIDE Line Up for AFM 2017


Korea Creative Contents Agency invites you to the K-story pitching, Business Meeting and Networking reception Nov3 rd

Korea Creative Contents Agency invites you to our 'K-story pitching' held at JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot on 3rd of Nov, 2017. (2pm – 4pm)   Program K-story pitching : 2:00pm ~ 4:40pm (10 productions) Business Meeting : 5:00pm ~ 7:00pm (10 productions) Networking reception : 5:00pm ~ 7:00pm (Courtyard, at JW Marriott)   NOT NEED FOR AFM BADGES !! * Coffee, finger food, snacks, and drinks (beer, soda) will be...

Entertaining Power LINE UP at AFM

    One Week to go ~Visit Entertaining Power at Loews Hotel - #647 ~   Greeting from Hong Kong! Entertaining Power Co., Ltd is glad to announce attending the upcoming American Film Market from 1 to 7 November, 2017 and our office at Loews Hotel #647.  ...

Carnaby International has acquired sales rights to skating extravaganza, Intimissimi On Ice: A Legend of Beauty

London-based Carnaby International has acquired the exclusive worldwide sales rights to lavish multi-million dollar music and ice-skating extravaganza, Intimissimi On Ice: A Legend of Beauty. Starring iconic Italian maestro, Andrea Bocelli, the feature length special event is the fourth edition of this unique ice show, where opera, figure skating and fashion combine, produced and filmed at The Arena Di Verona in Italy.   London-based Carnaby will handle worldwide rights for the film and w...

Blue Fox Entertainment AFM 2017 Line-Up & Screenings

AFM Office: Loews Hotel, Suite 622 BIG BEAR COMEDY - ADVENTURE COMPLETED CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE TRAILER   When Joe is dumped by his fiancée, he reluctantly decides to go ahead with his bachelor party anyway and heads up to Big Bear Mountain with three friends. Things take a turn for the worse when Joe discovers one of his friends kidnapped the man his fiancée ran off with and tied him up in the basement. ...

SYNDICATE MEDIA - Premier of US Broadcast Television Film 2018

Emmanuelle Vaugier and Colin Egglesfield             (Two & Half men, CSI, Saw II)        (Something Borrowed...

mk2 films at AFM 2017

Loews Hotel, Suite 434     FILM CATALOGUE           DOCUMENTARIES ...
    The 2018 edition selection process has begun. For this reason, the NIFFF team will be present at the AFM. Registration forms for short films and feature submissions will be available online from mid-November on Onsite Contact: Anaïs Emery, Artistic Director / +41 76 443 07 78 ...

November another new title One Eyed Films added to AFM Line Up

November Dir Rainer Sarnet Estonia 115' 2017   Fantasy Folk      "Upends any expectations" HOLLYWOOD REPORTER “Beguiling beauty" NO FILM SCHOOL “Idiosyncratic flair" CALVERT JOURNAL “Gothic grotesques that recall Gormenghast and Terry Gilliam’’ EYE FOR FILM “Fantastical, strange, beautifully shot, wonderfully acted’’  SCREENANARCHY       Set in a pagan, destitut...

FILM.UA Group Line up at AFM

FILM.UA will be introducing some promising projects at AFM this November. The stand at Loews Hotel 650 is located on the sixth floor.           Open in browser ...

Devilworks at AFM17 With New Line Up

  THE HOLLOW CHILD  SUPERNATURAL HORROR CANADA  Highly intelligent and malicious creatures known as The Hollow Ones live in the Woods and entice children with their hyp...

Magnolia Pictures at AFM 2017 - New Titles Added!

    Magnolia announces an incredible documentary addition to our AFM lineup. Selected at TIFF, THE FINAL YEAR is a fascinating behind the scenes look at foreign policy and Obama’s last months in office. ...

ITN's OUIJA HOUSE with Mischa Barton & Tara Reid in Entertainment Weekly

First look at Tara Reid and Mischa Barton in OUIJA HOUSE AFM 2017 ...

Jinga @ AFM

  AFM line-up with market screening schedule which offers a terrific selection of genre films. Making their market debuts are post-modern slasher RUIN ME and glamour meets martial arts and action in TEN - THE SECRET MISSION. Also available are the latest offering from Canadian duo The Vicious Brothers STILL/BORN, body horror REPLACE written by Richard Stanley (Hardware), indie sci-fi romance SEQUENCE BREAK and mystery thriller FREDDY/EDDY. For our full market line up ...

Planeta Inform AFM 2017 Line-Up

Planeta Inform AFM 2017 Line-Up will be glad to meet you at the upcoming AFM and invite to the following screenings: 11/1  11:00 AM    AMC Santa Monica - 1   The Cop Baby 11/2  11:00 AM    AMC Santa Monica - 3   Planeta Inform Promo Reel (incl. an exclusive material on Robo) 11/4    1:30 PM    Broadway Cineplex - 4   The Scythian RSVP Please see the key info on the projects below.  To schedul...

During AFM check the Israel Film Festival in Los Angeles Films with Honors to Tambor, Ashkenazi, Ben-Gurion, Fauda

31st ISRAEL FILM FESTIVAL IN LOS ANGELES ANNOUNCES PROGRAMMING TO RUN NOVEMBER 5th – 21st, 2017 Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jeffrey Tambor will receive the 2017 IFF Achievement in Television Award, and multiple award-winning (including the 2017 Israeli Academy Ophir Award for Best Actor), Israeli movie star Lior Ashkenazi will be honored with the 2017 IFF Cinematic Achievement Award at the 31st Israel Film Festival Opening Night Gala, Award Presentation and Screening in Los Angele...

TomCat returns with "It Kills" at AFM!

   Summer Hill Entertainment (and its label,TomCat 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 1st to 8th. Our suite number will be 327B. Our phone at the show will be 310.458.6700 ext. 327.   If you have not done so already, please suggest two convenient meeting times and we will confirm with one within 24 hours.  In ...

AFM - "Hard Visit" - Official Trailer from Josh Mitchell

new feature film HARD VISIT -   "Hard Visit" - Official Trailer A down on his luck actor is rescued from obscurity by his wealthy sports bookie brother but when a calculating female hustler comes between them their relationship…     Josh Mitchell Hollywood writer-director, f...

Experience the nightmare of "Gridlock" with Summer Hill Entertainment

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ADAM FUSS A Landscape of Imagination the new film by Svetlana Cemin

Synopsis An intimate portrait of the noted contemporary photographer, Adam Fuss, shot over a year in New York and Sussex, England. Our documentary delves into the artist’s creative process, and the life forces that inspire it. 53 minutes, USA  October 2017 Directed by Svetlana Cemin Watch the t...

3 days left to update your data in Cinando

Only 3 days left to verify & update your information for The Hollywood Reporter AFM Product Listings.    To benefit from the visibility, please make sure to verify & update your information directly on Cinando. Visit your admin interface by clicking on 'Company' in the dropdown menu under your name and update your 'Markets' tab including information on:  Your company (AFM office) Your staff members attendees Your ...

Arpa International Film Festival Awards Gala and Banquet...need a break from afm?

Join us for a star-studded Awards Gala on Sunday, November 5 at Loews Hollywood Hotel  to honor four incredible industry professionals who have endlessly contributed their enormous talents to drive the arts forward: Terry George, who will receive the Armin T. Wegner Humanitarian Award,  Chris Cornell, who we will honor with the Lifetime Legacy Award, Carl Weathers, who will be celebrated with the Lifet...

A to Z of AFM exhibitors

  A - CD - FG - IJ - LM - OP - RS - VW - Z A24 Acort International Adler & Associates Entertainment Alfama Films All Media Company All Rights Entertainment Alma Cinema Altitude Film Sales Amadeus Entertainment AMBI Distribution American Cinema International AMP International Angel Grace Worldwide APL Film APT - Association of Television Producer...

Full Moon Heads to the 2017 American Film Market!

Legendary horror and fantasy film studio will be a major presence at cinema trade show running November 1-8, 2017 in Santa Monica, California. Full Moon is excited to announce that legendary producer Charles Band and his iconic Full Moon Empire production and distribution label is headed to AFM 2017 to showcase our vast catalog of classic and contemporary horror, science fiction, erotica and fantasy feature films, as well as offer a preview of the many exciting movies to come in 2018...

Devilworks at AFM17

  AFM @LOEWS OFFICE 736     &n...

Magnolia adds titles to AFM lineup

      We are happy to announce a new documentary addition to our AFM lineup. Selected at TIFF, THE CHINA HUSTLE is an eye-opening and unsettling Wall Street thriller about sto...

ITN Titles for AFM

  ITN Distribution wants to meet with you at AFM to discuss our 2017 Line-Up that consists of Brand New Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller, Family, Comedy, Horror and Western features, as well as our catalogue/library titles.   AFM Office: Loews 705 Email: Website:       A CHRISTMAS STAR 82 min. Family. HD. Complete.  ...

Summer Hill is getting Vicious at AFM!!!

    Summer Hill Entertainment (formerly TomCat 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 1st to 8th. Our suite number will be 327B. Our phone at the show will be 310.458.6700 ext. 327. If you have not done so already, please suggest two convenient meeting times and we will confirm with one within 24 hours.  In the meantime, please check out our new offerings for AFM 2017 be...

Animation Calling at AFM - festival strategy

  Calling all animation projects for film festival strategy at AFM 2017. From Montreal to Moscow to New Delhi to Glasgow we are  programming animation for 2018. We can help your program your film and produce your special event. Please email for an appointment in sunny California!   ...

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Thank you for your help in bringing AFM coverage to the world. Any amount is welcome if you are happy with our publications. For your info advertorial are charged 99$ for an article and 200$ when it comes with a newsletter ad on top. Feel free to help us as you can. Click below!   ...

Blue Box International acquires rights to World War II action drama, The Bombing (Unbreakable Spirit) directed by Xiao Feng

  Leading international sales agent Blue Box International has picked up worldwide rights to the anticipated World War II action drama, The Bombing (Unbreakable Spirit) directed by Xiao Feng (Hushed Roar). The film stars Bruce Willis and China’s biggest talent including Bingbing Fan (X-Men: Days of Future Past, Iron Man 3) and Nicholas Tse (The Stool Pigeon, Bodyguards and Assassins). The Chinese-backed production is produced by Mr. Yang Butang and Jimmy Jiang with Mel Gibson as art ...

The Bac Films International line up for AFM

AFM Line-up and screening schedule. THE CURED Nov. 3rd, 11:30AM at AMC Santa Monica 6   LET THE CORPSES TAN  Nov. 3rd, 1:30PM at AMC Santa Monica 6      ...

AFM LineUP @Devilworks

THE HOLLOW CHILD SUPERNATURAL HORROR CANADA  Highly intelligent and malicious creatures known as The Hollow Ones live in the Woods and entice children with their hypnotic folklore music. Samantha, a young foster teen must fight to expose these dangerous supernatural impostors and save her younger sister who has been taken, otherwise her soul will be lost forever. Reviews: //Starburst "7 Stars" TRAILER BOOK A MEETING @AFM OFFICE 736 LOEWS HOTEL ...

American Film Market® & Conferences Registration still open

November 1-8, 2017 | Santa Monica     REGISTER NOW           In Hollywood, On...

Finding Oscar screening in LA

The documentary film FINDING OSCAR - directed by Ryan Suffern, produced by Frank Marshall and executive produced by Steven Spielberg will screen this month in LA, followed by discussions with the director and Fredy Peccerelli. DIRECTED AND PRODUCED BY RYAN SUFFERN PRODUCED BY FRANK MARSHALL EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY STEVEN SPIELBERG SCREENING #1  MONDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2017 IDA DOCUMENTARY SCREENING SERIES SCREENING: 7:30 PM •  Q...

Blue Fox Entertainment line up new films for afm

  Loews Santa Monica Hotel - Suite 622. Blue Fox Entertainment has acquired domestic rights to the musical drama BECKS, which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival this year and won the U.S. Fiction prize. A 2018 theatrical release is planned. Co-written, co-directed and produced by Elizabeth Rohrbaugh and Daniel Powell, the pic centers on a Brooklyn musician (Tony winner Lena Hall) who moves back in with her Midwestern mother (Christine Lahti) after a crushing breakup with her girlf...

Summer Hill Entertainment offerings for AFM 2017

All new releases are available worldwide - ask for screeners and find more detailed information of the films here below!   ...

Devilworks announce a title straight out of FrightFest, INCONTROL.

DEVILWORKS WILL BE AT THE AFM FROM WEDNESDAY 1ST NOVEMBER TO TUESDAY 7TH NOVEMBER  Devilworks is back for another market season and will be at AFM to present our slate for 2018! Whilst we prepare our full line up, we are thrilled to announce a title straight out of FrightFest, INCONTROL. From the makers of...

Screen Media Line up in AFM

  November 1 - 8 Loews: 614               ...

TriCoast Worldwide line up at AFM


Celestial Tiger Entertainment Acquires First and Exclusive Rights to The Highest-Grossing Chinese Film Ever, Wolf Warrior 2

Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today that it has secured first and exclusive pay TV rights for action mega blockbuster Wolf Warrior 2 and Chinese fantasy adventure film Wukong from CMC Pictures. The deal also secures pay-per-view (PPV), video-on-demand (VOD) and over-the-top (OTT) rights for CTE’s channels, Celestial Movies and cHK, in Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Singapor...

Fairway Film Alliance at AFM

First time available to the world market! WINNIE MANDELA US and African Theatrical Release - available in all other territories Starring Aca             Meeting Request from Fairway Film Alliance ...

Protagonist Pictures has closed a UK rights deal for the 2017 Un Certain Regard winner April’s Daughter (Las Hijas de Abril)

Protagonist Pictures has closed a UK rights deal in all media with specialist distribution company Alarm Pictures for the 2017 Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard winner April’s Daughter (Las Hijas de Abril), written and directed by the acclaimed Michel Franco, it was announced today by Protagonist Pictures CEO Dave Bishop and Alarm’s Managing Director Alex Mandell.   Following its world premiere in Cannes, April’s Daughter went on to screen at the Toronto Internati...

AFM Campus Shuttles, Parkings, Map & Flyover

Parking & Shuttles   See the AFM Campus Map. Shuttles: Complimentary shuttle service is available from the Civic Center Parking Structure and Lot 4 South to the Loews and Le Merigot hotels from 7:00am to 10:00pm beginning Tuesday, October 31. Parking: Due to extremely limited valet parking at the Loews and Le Merigot Hotels, the AFM encourages attendees to utilize the public parking options available throughout the city. There are over 6,200 parking sp...

American Film Market Unveils ‘AFM Screenings On Demand’

The American Film Market® (AFM®) announced today that it will introduce an online screenings platform, AFM Screenings On Demand, in advance of this year’s market. The new platform will allow sales companies to screen their films privately for Buyers before, during and/or after the American Film Market.   AFM Screenings On Demand, which is free for invited viewers, will begin screening films on October 23, 2017, one week before AFM, and conclude on March 31, 2018, o...

American Film Market Launches ‘Writers Workshops’ Series For 2017

The American Film Market® (AFM®) announced today the launch of its new ‘Writers Workshops’ series, which will have its inauguration at this year’s market. These immersive workshops, with instructors from top Universities including USC and UCLA, will take place on Sunday, November 5 and Monday, November 6. With the AFM continuing to create new programs that amplify the education component for different segments of the industry, the ‘Writers Works...

Fantastic Films Line-up at AFM

  FANTASTIC FILMS INTERNATIONAL invites you to email us for an AFM 2017 mee...

China Box Office Growth Leaves U.S. Independents Behind

    After a less than spectacular 3.7% revenue growth in 2016, the Chinese Box Office in the first eight months of 2017 came roaring back, increasing nearly 16% to $5.51 billion for the period according IFTA’s analysis of figures from Box Office Mojo. Revenues were up significantly for all sectors save one: U.S. independents whose Box Office share reached just 1.2% for the period. (See appendix 1) While animation films have in the past been one of the most important re...

LocationEXPO Joins AFM

The American Film Market gets even bigger this year with the unveiling of LocationEXPO at the show. With over 50 location-based organizations already confirmed to participate, LocationEXPO brings AFM badge holders the ease and ability to meet with Film Commissions, Production Facilities and Services from around the world right inside the Loews providing a great informational and networking opportunity for producers, location scouts and all those involved with production budgets, incentives an...

Independent Film & Television Alliance Elects Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®) today announced the results of its annual elections to select the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the 2017-2019 term. IFTA’s Executive Committee will continue to be headed by Chairperson Michael Ryan (GFM Films), who was elected for a second term.  Joining him are Andrew Kramer (Lionsgate), who was elected as General Vice Chairperson, and Cl...

Premiere Entertainment AFM Line-Up



  MAGNOLIA PICTURES TAKES NORTH AMERICAN RIGHTS TO ‘BOOM FOR REAL THE LATE TEENAGE YEARS OF JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT’, SARA DRIVER’S RIVETING ODE TO THE ICONIC AMERICAN ARTIST     Magnolia Pictures announced today that they have acquired North American rights to BOOM FOR REAL THE LATE TEENAGE YEARS OF JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT, director Sara Driver’s (WHEN PIGS FLY, SLEEPWALK) love letter to New York City’s past through the eyes of people who knew the...

Market Premieres from Carnaby International

  Whilst we prepare our full line up we are thrilled to announce a brand new title straight out of FrightFest, REDWOOD. From Rising Star nominee, Director Tom Paton, Redwood will make its Market Premiere at AFM (see screening schedule belo...

New films from Summer Hill at AFM

     AFM is around the corner! Summer Hill Entertainment (formerly TomCat 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 1st to 8th. Our suite number will be 327B. Our phone at the show will be 310.458.6700 ext. 327.       Summer Hill Entertainment 10645 N. Tatum...

Magnolia Pictures at AFM 2017

Dear Friends,   We are excited to present our newest title THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ANDRE, a loving and absorbing documentary tribute to fashion influencer Andr...

Thai Films Four production studios bring their latest features to AFM

Thailand at AFM 2017 Information Centre - Atrium 5D, 5th Floor Meeting Rooms - 511 & 515       At the American Film Market 2017, eight companies will represent the strengths of Thailand's film industry. Presented by Department of International Trade Promotion ...

Join Arpa International Film Festival celebrating the 20th edition November 3-5

Join Arpa International Film Festival for yet another journey into the diverse universe of world cinema as we celebrate our milestone 20th anniversary, November 3-5, 2017 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. Don't miss this year's Awards Gala on November 5 at Loews Hollywood Hotel where we will honor Oscar-winning director/screenwriter Terry George, actor Carl Weathers, Oscar-winning screenwriter Alexander Dinelaris and pay a special tribute to the late music icon Chris Co...

AFM 2017: Connect with 7,000+ Professionals from 80+ countries

  American Film Market® & Conferences  REGISTER NOW November 1-8, 2017 | Santa Monica ...

LocationEXPO® launching for next AFM

AFM just announced LocationEXPO® @ AFM – a face to face and online platform that connects Film Commissions, incentives, facilities and services with the world's producers, distributors and industry professionals. LocationEXPO will have three core components: LocationEXPO Branded Space inside the AFM where Film Commissions and companies can meet with AFM’s 7,000+ industry attendees., home to the world’s locations, incentives, facili...


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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.

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