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 AFM 2021 Online

Filmfestivals.com will be covering AFM 2021 running online November 1 -5  November, 2021 and hosting brainstorming networking  on film festival strategy at the AFM  Pavilion: networking from 10am   

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. 

2021: November 1-5  I  2022: November 1 – 6  I  2023: October 31 - November 5  I  2024: November 5 – 10

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Pacific Stage Day 1

It's More Fun Film...
The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), through its FilmPhilippi...
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The Filmmakers Pod...
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Black Filmmakers a...
Film lovers have never been treated to such a wide variety of Black films. Today...
| 2021

How to Win at Mode...
In a modern streaming world, viewers are one click away from viewing any title, ...
| 2021

Entertainment Part...
Join a distinguished panel of content creators, developers of trailblazing produ...
| 2021
Marina Stage Day 1

The Independent Fi...
Industry leaders take the stage to discuss what it means to be Independent today...

FINANCE CONFERENCE...
The continued lack of pandemic insurance has added complexities, expense and ris...

FINANCE CONFERENCE...
Industry experts explore finding and retaining investors as films move from deve...
| 2021

The Filmmaker’s Gu...
NFTs have gained traction among creators in the art and music industries. This s...
| 2021

Indie Opportunitie...
Video streamers have increasingly prioritized big-budgeted projects as a way to ...
| 2021
Pacific Stage Day 2

EUROPE! How to Co-...
A case study on STOWAWAY (directed by Joe Penna, main cast Toni Collette, Anna K...
| 2021

Changing the Narra...
Filmed entertainment has the power to engage, entertain and inspire diverse comm...
| 2021

Building a Marketi...
Motion picture marketing executives will walk you through the key pieces of a su...
| 2021

Writers WorkshopA ...
Whether you are writing a studio feature or an independent film, at some point y...
| 2021

A Collaborative Sh...
COVID did not independently change the entertainment experience: it accelerated ...
| 2021
Marina Stage Day 2

What Strategies Wo...
This panel will discuss which marketing strategies and which niches lend themsel...
| 2021

PRODUCTION CONFERE...
What makes a film investment-worthy? Producers and decision makers discuss the k...
| 2021

PRODUCTION CONFERE...
Cast is one of the most important elements of any project – touching every stage...
| 2021

The Director/Produ...
Learn the best ways directors and producers can work together to ensure a film’s...
| 2021

Navigating Equity ...
Establishing inclusive space and equal access for performers of color on set for...
| 2021
Pacific Stage Day 3

Indie Film Hustle
| 2021

International Film...
The world’s appreciation for black culture is apparent.  It’s influence on globa...
| 2021

From Networking to...
| 2021

In the Market for ...
While transgender filmmakers are starting to get their own films made, non-trans...
| 2021

Fueling The Global...
Global streaming platforms are creating a frenzy in the content creation and dis...
| 2021
Marina Stage Day 3

Global Streaming &...
Global streaming has changed the consumption, distribution, financing, and produ...
| 2021

DISTRIBUTION CONFE...
Our executive panel will provide insights into the marketplace and platforms, re...
| 2021

DISTRIBUTION CONFE...
Gaining attention in the saturated market is challenging. Platform leaders will ...
| 2021

Producing Movies f...
The demand for Made-for-TV Movies is exploding. Cable networks and streaming pla...
| 2021

Can’t Skip Filming...
With a competitive 30% Cash Rebate, Scouting Programme, Co-Pro Agreements and 7 ...
| 2021
Pacific Stage Day 4

An Interactive Stu...
Artificial intelligence is appearing as an important assistance mechanism in man...
| 2021

Producing Standout...
Audiences are seeking out more documentaries than ever before. What elements wil...
| 2021

Demystifying the S...
Have you ever wondered what entertainment production looks like beyond the US? J...
| 2021

Writers Workshop10...
Getting your reader to empathize with and root for your story’s protagonist is o...
| 2021

10 Mistakes Produc...
As a producer, your leverage to negotiate a good deal may depend on your owning ...
| 2021
Marina Stage Day 4

A New Day for Cont...
The exponential increase in global viewing has created a huge demand for content...
| 2021

PITCH CONFERENCETh...
A good pitch can get a bad film made while a bad pitch can leave a terrific proj...
| 2021

How To Budget a Fi...
| 2021

Maximizing the Fes...
With more than 7,500 film festivals around the world, and over 15,000 films vyin...
| 2021
Pacific Stage Day 5

Working with Sales...
To reach the global audience, an independent producer’s best ally is their inter...
| 2021

The Export Success...
Why are so many black cast films from Africa travelling so well and going top 10...
| 2021

BEYOND THE USUAL S...
There is a new whole world of streaming platforms across the globe looking for c...
| 2021

Writers WorkshopTh...
Producers and representatives say they want a writer with a strong voice and a p...
| 2021

World Premiere Con...
| 2021
Marina Stage Day 5

Animation: A Growi...
While the pandemic has limited live-action film production, animation projects h...
| 2021

How to Profit with...
High quality micro-budget films are no longer a novelty, making it essential for...
| 2021

New Perspectives o...
Traditionally low-budget, high-return, Horror has been an independent film indus...
| 2021

 

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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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