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"Adaline: The Conjured" could haunt your AFM!

TomCat Films/Summer Hill Films bring Adaline: the Conjured to AFM!     A young artist, Daniela, inherits an old house from an aunt who she never knew existed. She moves into the house where she meets a handsome carpenter and a mentally challenged young neighbor. While staying in her house, she has a series of bizarre nightmares. One day Daniela finds an old diary which tells the sad story of a girl called Adaline, who used to live in the same house during the early ...

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Prepare to enter the HOUSE OF VHS!

In the tradition of the modern cult classics, V/H/S and V/H/S 2, comes a whole new twist on old school horror.   TomCat Films is very excited to announce the worldwide distribution rights to HOUSE OF VHS. A group of young people hailing from six different countries (France, UK, US, Australia, Italy and Belgium) take off for a summer vacation in the French countryside.   They force their way into an old abandoned house, and plan on spending a good time despite having no water or ... TomCat Films I Summer Hill Films I Email: Ted Chalmers 

Interstellar meets Apocalypse Now... DARK BY NOON from TomCat Films

TomCat Films is proud to present NEW artwork for: DARK BY NOON!    Dark By Noon is a sci-fi thriller. The film deals with themes of betrayal, greed and revenge and centres around Robert “Rez” Rezola, a man abandoned by society but who possesses the perfect photographic mind. Rez is coerced into becoming a guinea pig for a stolen machine called ‘Titus’. ‘Titus’ has the potential to send a person eight hours into the future for a short period... TomCat Films I Summer Hill Films I Email: Ted Chalmers 

TomCat Films is proud to present: Interstellar Wars at AFM 2015!

Beyond the dark side of the moon, an ancient portal opens, bringing the return of a ruthless alien species to the ill-prepared planet Earth. The aliens attack with devastating destruction, bringing society quickly to it’s knees. From deep with a secret government facility, a group of military scientist, led by Bruce Kramer, work to find a way to combat the alien threat, both in the skies, and within the population as hope for the human race seems to be crumbling around them. But,...

Flanders Update @ AFM 15

The Ardennes   original title / D'Ardennen   Pitch / Brothers Dave and Kenneth both bear the scars of a shared past but handle it very differently. Their love for the same woman leads to a confrontation that climaxes when they must travel to the Ardennes to ...

"Evil Loves Company", So Meet Maxim's "The Conduit" at AFM

  THE CONDUIT 2016 | English | Supernatural Thriller | 100 minutes | 1080p   Eddie returns to his home town hoping to pick up the pieces of his broken life. There he meets Amy, a mysterious young woman with an undeniable allure. Eddie falls for her, but he doesn't know that Amy is a conduit-a channel for evil that she most spread to others through attraction.   Click here for trailer ...

Assaf Bernstein to direct Rob Lowe and Matilda Lutz in REFLECTION

AFM Office: LOEWS Suite 741   REFLECTION Psychological thriller / Israel / 2016 / English Director: Assaf Bernstein Producers: UCM Cast: Rob Lowe, Matilda Lutz Budget: US$5M Principal Photography: March 2016 Delivery: End of 2016 From the producers of BIG BAD WOLVES. Cast lead by Matilda Lutz, the upcoming rising star from RINGS which will be distributed by Paramount. English language debut from the director and writer of the original THE DEBT (successfully r...

AFM 2015: Sales agent Dutch Features secures global rights to top DJ’s music extravaganza

Sales agent Dutch Features secures global rights to top DJ’s music extravaganza:    I AM Hardwell – Living the Dream Dutch Features Global Entertainment (DFGE) has teamed up with the highly successful team behind the immensely popular DJ Hardwell and contracted the worldwide rights to the feature documentary I AM Hardwell – Living the Dream. This exceptional story, on one of world’s most inspiring and youngest DJs, is now its way to AFM 2015. This music e...

Chosen and The Veil added to Premiere Entertainment Line Up in AFM

Loews 717   DATES ATTENDING:  Nov. 4th - 11th      ...

Ryan Reynolds is in final negotiations to star in dramedy TRUTH IN ADVERTISING

Ryan Reynolds (THE PROPOSAL, WOMAN IN GOLD) is in final negotiations to star in dramedy TRUTH IN ADVERTISING, to be directed by Roger Michell (NOTTING HILL, HYDE PARK ON HUDSON, CHANGING LANES), it was announced today by The Solution Entertainment Group’s co-founders and partners, Lisa Wilson and Myles Nestel who are financing and producing the film alongside Lynn Hendee (Summit Entertainment’s ENDER’S GAME) and William Chartoff (Warner Bros.’ upcoming CREED).  ...

AFM 2015 Line Up for Russian World Vision

Russian World Vision wi'll be located at The Loews Hotel, office 659.     ...

Strong response for EFP's marketing Support at the American Film Market

STRONG RESPONSE FOR EFP’S MARKETING SUPPORT AT THE AFMEFP at the American Film Market: FSS for 44 films – 30 companies at Umbrella Office 27.10.2015 DRIFTERS by Peter Grönlund European Film Promotion (EFP) offers solid support for the promotion and marketing of European films at the upcoming American Film Market (November 4 - 11). 13 sales companies, 13 production companies and four...

AFM 2015 Line Up for One Eyed Films

Cord Dir Pablo Gonzales | Colombia/ Germany/ France | 2015 | 65’ SCIENCE FICTION FESTIVALS: CARTAGENA, RAVENA FILM FESTIVAL, A NIGHT OF HORROR On a post-apocalyptic world of never-ending winter, a cast of survivors live underground. Due to the unsanitary conditions safe sexual contact becomes a health hazard. Masturbation becomes the paradigm of sexual experience and new ...

BACKSTABBING FOR BEGINNERS starring Ben Kingsley and Josh Hutcherson

Oscar winner Ben Kingsley (THE WALK, upcoming THE JUNGLE BOOK) and Josh Hutcherson (THE HUNGER GAMES franchise, THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT) are set to star in the political thriller BACKSTABBING FOR BEGINNERS, to be directed by Per Fly (THE INHERITANCE, MONICA Z), it was announced today by producers Lars Knudsen & Jay Van Hoy (BEGINNERS, upcoming THE WITCH) of Parts & Labor, Malene Blenkov & Nikolaj Vibe Michelsen of Creative Alliance as well as Daniel Bekerman (upcoming THE WITCH) of Sc...

Spotlight Pictures launching sales at the AFM for the epic BITTER HARVEST, starring Max Irons, Terence Stamp and Samantha Barks

Spotlight Pictures launching sales starting at the AFM for the epic BITTER HARVEST, starring  Max Irons (THE RIOT CLUB) Academy Award® Nominee, Terence Stamp (WANTED), Barry Pepper (MAZE RUNNER: THE SCORCH TRIALS) and Samantha Barks (LES MISÉRABLES).  .      Spotlight Pictures announced today that it will launch international sales for the highly emotive $21million dollar epic, BITTER HARVEST, at the American Film Market next month. Directed by George Mend...

Film treaty signed between China and the Netherlands

The People’s Republic of China and the Kingdom of the Netherlands have signed a treaty for the co-production of films between both countries. The Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Bert Koenders, and the Chinese Minister of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), Mr. Cai Fuchao, signed the treaty in Beijing on October 26 during the state visit to China of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Má...

AFM 2015 Line Up for Generation X Group GmbH


Frankenstein Vs the Mummy and more from ITN

FRANKENSTEIN VS. THE MUMMY 115 min. Sci-Fi/Action. HD. 2015. Complete.  In RedBox and Wal-Mart Cast:  Robert MacNaughton (E.T.The Extra-Terrestrial), Ashton Leigh (The Woodshed)   Synopsis: The mummy of a cursed pharaoh and a reanimated corpse terrorize a medical university. Only an Egyptologist and a college professor, the deranged Dr. Frankenstein, may be able to stop the creatures before it's too late.    SELLING POINTS: Ties into 20th Century Fox relea...

Jaimie Alexander joins new thriller BROKEN VOWS in which she stars opposite Wes Bentley

This fall’s hottest new series “Blindspot”, which captured 10.6 million domestic viewers for its season’s pilot, made waves at Mipcom, and has already been commissioned for a full 22 episodes on NBC with international sales on the boom.   Its star, Jaimie Alexander (‘Lady Sif’ in Marvel’s “Thor”, “Thor 2: The Dark World” who herald #1 on IMDB’s star meter) is now starring opposite Wes Bentley (“The Hun...

AFM 2015 line up for Screen Media International Darling ...

Check DARLING, a Thriller starring Lauren Ashley Carter.This film is ready for delivery and we would like to submit it for your consideration.    


THE LITTLE FILM COMPANY ACQUIRES KERSTIN KARLHUBER’S FAIR HAVEN FAIR HAVEN-Michael Grant and Josh Green     The Little Film Company today announces the acquisition of the feature directorial debut from Kerstin Karlhuber, FAIR HAVEN, a powerful and poignant drama on ex-gay conversion.  FAIR HAVEN stars Michael Grant (award-winning series The Secret Life of an American Teenager) and Josh Green, alongside Tom Wopat (DJANGO UNCHAINED) and Gregory Harrison (Reckless). ...

AFM 2015 line up for Cinema Epoch

CINEMA EPOCH 2600 W. Olive Avenue 5th Floor Burbank, CA 91505 Ph: (818)753-2345   ...

AFM 2015 line up for Maxim Medial International (MMI)

Acort International Proudly Presents the New Release and Catalog Titles of Maxim Medial International (MMI). MMI's focus is the sales and distribution of their 300+ Indie Horror, Thriller, Action, Sci-Fi and Reality/Shock films around the world. Their dominance reaches to the video, cable, VoD, internet, OTT and mobile industries... all digital platforms worldwide!       ...

AFM after party to celebrate Donnie Hawley "THERE AIN'T NO SHEAR LUCK" at the America Film Market

Butterfly Angel Entertainment will host, alongside sponsor guests Layrite and Hawleywood’s Barber Shop, an exclusive one night event at the infamous barbershop in Costa Mesa, California; at its V.I.P. Speakeasy room in the back of the shop. As three producers from Butterfly Angel Entertainment will be in attendance at the American Film Market in Santa Monica, California, November 4‐11, 2015. American Film Market is one of the largest conferences in the entertainment industry in its exis...

AFM 2015 Screening Premiere for Some Kind of Hate

  MARKET PREMIERE of SOME KIND OF HATE @AFM2015! After Screening at Stanley Film Festival, Fantasia Film Festival, Neuchatel, FantasyFilmFest, FrightFest and Sitges; It is coming to get you @LOWES 2 Friday 6th 11AM / Saturday 7th 11AM! Starring Lexi Atkins (Ted2, The Boy Next Door, Zombe...

AFM 2015 line up for Accort International

     Loews Suite #714.      ...

"Gravitas Ventures acquires Marcus Mizelle's Actor For Hire" Award-winning Comedy

Gravitas Ventures has acquired U.S. and Canadian VOD rights to writer/director Marcus Mizelle’s industry satire feature film “Actor For Hire.”   The film, slated for a January 1st, 2016 VOD premiere, is currently enjoying its nationwide rollout with engagements in over 20 locations following its debut at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood.      “Actor For Hire” is produced by Mizelle alongside independent film producer J...

AFM 2015 line up for Arclight Film


AFM Jonathan Wolf announcing 70 new sellers for this year’s market

Freshman Class includes Cornerstone Films, KSM GmbH, STX Entertainment and a strong contingent of sellers from Asia   The American Film Market (AFM), taking place November 4 - 11, has today announced that more than 70 new exhibiting companies are set to arrive in Santa Monica. The new sellers come from every continent and 18 countries including Armenia, China, Hungary, Japan, Malta, Malaysia and Ukraine.   Jonathan Wolf, AFM Managing Director, commented: “These 70 new sale...

AFM 2015 line up for House of Film


Japanese distribution rights sold for Larry Yang’s MOUNTAIN CRY

Fortissimo Films announced today that Hark & Company have acquired Japanese distribution rights to Larry Yang’s (SORRY, I LOVE YOU; NANA) critically acclaimed feature, “MOUNTAIN CRY”. The film, which closed the 20th Busan International Film Festival to a sold-out audience at the Busan Film Center on October 10, 2015, will be released theatrically in Japan in Q3, 2016.   MOUNTAIN CRY previously won the prize for ‘Best Commercial Potential’ at last year&r...

Casting of Iron Sky sequel is complete

NBC's crime drama Crossing Lines star Lara Rossi will play the lead role of "Obi" in the Finnish-German-Belgian science fiction comedy Iron Sky The Coming Race. She's also performed notably on theater stage in London and Liverpool which have earned her nominations for the prestigious Ian Charleson Award. "Obi" in Iron Sky The Coming Race is the first lead role in a feature film for British actress Rossi. The male lead role of "Sasha" is p...


  At AFM 2015, we are located at LOEWS HOTEL, atrium suite # 602, mobile # 1-310-560-9577.   FANTASTIC FILMS INTERNATIONAL presents the following theatrical feature films: (more details at:  Ask for your Password for ONLINE SCREENING of our completed features). THE BROKEN KEY – mystery thriller - Italy - IN-PRODUCTION (Preliminary TRAILER coming soon) Cast: Rutger Hauer, Geraldine Chaplin...

Get ready to enter THE FOREST on January 8th by checking out the official poster:

THE FOREST IS REAL… Rising with terrifying grandeur at the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, the legendary real-life Aokigahara Forest is the suspense-filled setting of the supernatural thriller.  A young American woman, Sara (Natalie Dormer of “Game of Thrones” and “The Hunger Games”), journeys there in search of her twin sister, who has mysteriously disappeared. In the company of expatriate Aiden (Taylor Kinney of “Chicago Fire”), Sara enters the fo...

LA Screenings Create a Buzz for European Oscar­ Submissions

EFP spotlights 27 European films for the 88th Academy Awards - Albania and Latvia participate for the first time   11 MINUTES by Jerzy Skolimowski (Poland) The race has already started ahead of time, long before the list of submissions to the 88th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film has been officially announced. It's a tough race, which is why European Film Promotion (EFP) is gathering the efforts of most of its memb...

The AFM Screening Schedule is now available

The AFM Screening Schedule is now available ONLINE as PDF  ...

AFM 2015 Festival Conference

Monday, November 9 Festival Conference sponsored by FilmFreeway   9:15am – 10:45am Navigating the Festival Circuit Why are festivals important? Which festivals should you submit to? What do festivals really want? Distributors and producers will explore how to match your film with the right festival and explain the do’s and don’ts of the submission process.   Moderator Jeremy Kay, U.S. Editor...

AFM 2015 Production Conference

Sunday, November 8 Production Conference sponsored by .film   9:15am – 10:45am Producing for the Pre-Sales Marketplace Pre-Selling to territorial Buyers is key to financing most independent films. What are they looking for? Which genres and talent? How do you set a budget that will reflect the marketplace? Discover which projects are most likely to sell globally before they are made.   Moderator Paul Hertzberg, P...

AFM 2015 Pitch Conference

Saturday, November 7 Pitch Conference sponsored by ROSKINO   9:15am – 12:45pm Pitching Essentials A good pitch can get a bad film made while a bad pitch can leave a terrific project languishing on the shelf. Pitching is part art (it’s creative), part science (it needs to follow a tight script) and part sales (you have to wow them). Conference attendees will learn the essential rules and tools of pitching from the experts. ...

AFM 2015 China Conference

China Conference sponsored by Max Screen Distribution   2:30pm – 4:00pm Producing in China Leaders from China’s film industry will reveal how producing in China can be different than the west. From talent and crews to culture and restrictions to the daily realities of producing and co-producing, everything will be covered.   Moderator Peter Shiao, Founder & CEO, Orb Media Group   Panelists ...

AFM 20155 The Finance Conferences

Friday, November 6 Finance Conference 9:15am – 10:45am Current Issues in Film Finance Leading CEOs, filmmakers, financiers and executives explore the state of independent film financing, emerging trends, where the money is and what the future holds. Moderator P. John Burke, Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP   Initial Panelists Bennett C. Pozil, Executive Vice President – Head of Corporate Ba...

AFM 2015 Distribution Conference Speakers Confirmed

Distribution Conference Speakers Confirmed   Panelists include Clay Epstein, Arclight Films, Lise Romanoff, Vision Films; Paul Davidson, The Orchard; Richard Gray, Yellow Brick Films; J. Todd Harris, Branded Pictures Enterta...

AFM 2015 lineup for 6 Sales

  LOEWS Suite 741   

AFM 2015 lineup for ITN

  ITN's AFM Office: Loews 705       BEVERLY HILLS CHRISTMAS 90 min. Family. HD. 2015. Complete.    UPTV Exclusive World Television Premiere - November 1st, 2015   Directed by Brian Skiba    Cast:  Dean Cain, John Savage (Deer Hunter), Donna Spangler (Matilda), Vincent De Paul (Poseidon, Riding in Cars with Boys), Brandon Tyler Russell (Smitty) and Jack the Pomeranian &nb...


Global entertainment studio All Nippon Entertainment Works (ANEW) is partnering with Imagine Entertainment and BANDAI NAMCO Pictures to develop and produce the English-language live action feature film TIGER & BUNNY based on the smash hit Japanese anime series and feature films, it was announced today during New York Comic Con.   The live action film adaptation is being produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, ANEW’s Sandy Climan and Annmarie Bailey, and Masayuki Ozaki on behalf of...

Nicholas Hoult, Luke Evans and Henry Cavill set to star in SAND CASTLE

Nicholas Hoult (upcoming EQUALS, MAD MAX: FURY ROAD), Luke Evans (FURIOUS 7, THE HOBBIT film series) and Henry Cavill (upcoming BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE, MAN OF STEEL) are set to star in the intense war drama SAND CASTLE, produced by Oscar® nominated Mark Gordon (STEVE JOBS, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN) of The Mark Gordon Company, Justin Nappi (ARBITRAGE, ALL IS LOST) through his company Treehouse Pictures and Ben Pugh (upcoming COLLIDE, WELCOME TO THE PUNCH) of 42, it was announced toda...

Starz announced today it has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to Jason Bateman's Family Fang

Film Stars Nicole Kidman, Jason Bateman, Christopher Walken ad Maryann Plunkett     Starz announced today it has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to The Family Fang, and is planning a significant 2016 theatrical release through Starz Digital, its multi-platform releasing team.   A comedic family drama directed by Jason Bateman (Bad Words) The Family Fang stars Academy Award®-winner Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole, The Hours, Moulin Rouge!); Bateman (...

Introducing Green-Light International new international sales, distribution and financing company

 LA based feature film production company The Green-Light Group has launched Green-Light International, a new international sales, distribution and financing company, it was announced today by founders Jeff Elliott and Chad Moore.   Sales executive Christian de Gallegos has been appointed as President of Green-Light International, overseeing the sales and distribution strategy for films produced under the Green-Light Group banner as well as  titles produced independently by Elli...

AFM 2015 lineup for Raven Banner Releasing

WACKEN 3D – LOUDER THAN HELL A state of the art one of a kind documentary by Norbert Heitker   October 29, 2015 One Night Only Across Canada   38 Cineplex Entertainment Theatres Cineplex Odeon Victoria Cinemas Colossus Langley Cinemas SilverCity Riverport Cinemas SilverCity Coquitlam and VIP Cinemas Famous Players 6 Cinemas Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas Galaxy Cinemas Red Deer Scotiabank...

DARK BY NOON! new artwork from TomCat Films

TomCat Films is proud to present NEW artwork for: DARK BY NOON!    Dark By Noon is a sci-fi thriller. The film deals with themes of betrayal, greed and revenge and centres around Robert “Rez” Rezola, a man abandoned by society but who possesses the perfect photographic mind. Rez is coerced into becoming a guinea pig for a stolen machine called ‘Titus’. ‘Titus’ has the potential to send a person eight hours into the future for a short period. T...

AFM 2015 lineup for Premiere Entertainment

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