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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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October 20, 2014

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The Breaking Point | Leading Lady | Found in Time | The Congregation | Fat Boy Chronicles

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Summer Hill goes big with Fat Boy Chronicles

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Summer Hill Films would be very pleased for you to come visit with us at the American Film Market this year.  We will be at the Loews Hotel - Office 542 and would love if you could swing by to check out our market lineup. 

If you have not already done so, please send us an email suggesting two convenient meeting times and we will respond within 24 hours to confirm.  

Also, please come to the screening of Leading Lady which is screening November 7th / Fri - 7:00 PM in Loews 1.

Based on the international, best-selling novel by the same name, The Fat Boy Chronicles is also the recipient of the Dove Family Approved seal.  Written by Michael Buchanan and Diane Lang, the duo behind the best-selling novel, and directed by Jason Winn, the film is about an obese high school student forced to deal with self-image issues, bullying and a desire for self-improvement.  

“The Fat Boy Chronicles will continue to be part of our efforts to combat bullying and childhood obesity.” -- Peter Gorman Superintendant of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

The film is inspired by a true story about an obese 9th grader in Cincinnati and a novel was released in 2010.  The film also deals with other issues that teenagers face in an uplifting an compassionate way.
 

“We are all tested but how you respond will define your life.” -- The Fat Boy Chronicles


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Again, if you have not already done so, please send us an email suggesting two convenient meeting times and we will respond within 24 hours to confirm.  Please review our latest film below...

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AFM Releases from Summer Hill Films

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Leading Lady

Leading Lady is sceening November 7th / Fri - 7:00 PM in Loews 1.

In this “Notting Hill” for a new millennium, a beautiful, idealistic British actress and drama school teacher, Jodi Rutherford, journey’s to South Africa to prepare for the film role of her career. 

There she meets a cynical South African farmer, Kobus Willemse, and persuades him to help her prepare for the role. In return Jodi undertakes to direct the family’s annual concert at the Willemse farm.

While getting to know the quirky small town citizens and the stubborn Kobus, Jodi learns that there is more to life, and love, than lights… camera… and action!

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Found In Time

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Found In Time takes place in an “altered” present-day New York City. Psychics with real powers sell their “wares” on the street, marginalized by society and closely monitored by the dreaded Psychological Police Corp (the “Psycops”). They lead dark, lonely lives, plagued as much as helped by their gifts.

Chris is a psychic “collector.” He compulsively picks up the things most of us throw away or forget — pens, coins, lighters, keys, stones, and other trash — and sells them to passersby. But every object he picks today will have meaning for someone in the future.

His gift comes with a big downside, however — he experiences his life out of order, “slipping” between the past, present and future. Chris tries to live a “regular” existence, and struggles to get his “slippage” under control.

But when he commits murder in the future, he realizes he has to alter his present in order to prevent it. But how can he do this when he’s not even sure of when he is?

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The Congregation

Over the top personalities and mayhem ensue in this quirky comedy about life at church.  Rain (Courtney Harris) every so lightly introduces us to the church that she loves, a church that has been scarred a couple times recently with sex scandals involving the pastor. There’s a new pastor in place, but it’s pretty clear from the get go that not everyone is quite ready to move on from the trauma and the drama of the past.

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The Breaking Point

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The Breaking Point is about Shawn Dickerson, a young, street guy who is accused of killing BRENDA SAWYER, a wealthy prominent woman, known for her compassion for kids from the inner-city. Shawn is hunted by Brenda’s grieving husband HARRY, the police, and a very ambitious and overzealous Assistant D.A. name BALLARD, who is willing to do whatever she has to do to make District Attorney even if it means breaking the rules.

Once Shawn is apprehended, the fireworks begin.

What would you do if you were accused of murder?

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About American Film Market Dailies

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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

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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