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American Film Market Dailies

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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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Highland Film Group to handle worldwide rights on Daniel Roby’s Gut Instinct

Highland Film Group has come on board to handle worldwide rights on Daniel Roby’s Gut Instinct, starring Josh Hartnett (Lucky Number Slevin, Pearl Harbor) and Antoine-Olivier Pilon (Mommy). The crime-thriller is produced by Andre Rouleau and Valerie d’Auteuil of Caramel Films in association with Roby as executive producer. Goldrush Entertainment and Highland Film Group will also serve as executive producers on the picture. Highland Film Group will commence worldwide sales at the...

Eight Leading Thai Film Companies to Participate in Thai Night AFM 2017

    Tonight, Her Royal Highness Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi is presiding over Thai Night 2017 - Where Films Come Alive, an event of celebration of Thai cinema and its industry held on the occasion of the American Film Market 2017 edition.   Organized by the Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce, Royal Thai Government, the event will spotlight Thailand's new wave of film talent — artists, technicians and ent...

"Underground" a new japanese production from Stand Entertainment enters the market

Discover this new japanese production from  Stand Entertainment called "Underground",  starring Al Snow, WWE wrestling legend and Andy McPhee (Animal Kingdom), by Majestic - Australian production, director/producer Steve Ravic. ​ Synopsis:  THE PLACE UNDERGROUND is a prison where people of all walks of life, both men and women have been abducted and forced to fight to survive or die a brutal death in front of private paying spectators.  Anyone refus...

AFM Screenings & Events Update | Thursday, November 2

          Added Screenings Film: Time: Theatre: Company: &...

Hong Kong Day at the American Film Market (AFM®) is set to open tomorrow in Santa Monica

Hong Kong Day at the American Film Market (AFM®) is set to open tomorrow in Santa Monica, United States. Chris Lo, Director, Los Angeles, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director, American Film Market (AFM®) welcomed the eighth edition of the event, which is jointly organised by the AFM® and the HKTDC. Hong Kong Day features events and screenings highlighting international opportunities for film production in Hong Kong.   Hong Kong&rsq...

Horror Makers in AFM United! let s meet Saturday night

Let s meet at Rusty's Surf Ranch  cross from the carousel at Rusty’s Surf Ranch and I’ve reserved an area!   November 4th TIME: 7:30-9:30 great initiative by Sean Crayne :-) Check his page on facebook and rsvp top confirm. 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 :-) ...

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...

The 3rd Annual Central American International Film Festival in Los Angeles kiscks off this week

  ​A Celebration and Showcase of Central American Culture   The Central American International Film Festival (CAIFF) is holding its 3rd grand annual film festival in Los Angeles at the LA Film school on November 3rd, 4th, and 5th. We will be celebrating and showcasing Central American cinema and culture with a line-up of emerging and unique Central American filmmakers and a program full of cultural entertainment.   This festival is the first of few to represent Central...

Stage 32 + American Film Market Join Forces for 2017

Stage 32 has been named as the official film networking and education platform of the American Film Market for the 2nd year in a row.  As you know, we are big supporters of AFM and all they do to connect producers, financiers and distributors all over the world. To be recognized in such fashion is truly an honor and I thank head honcho, Jonathan Wolf, not only for all the support, but for his friendship as well. In an effort to give back to the film community, we are offering ...

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First Look Photo from VITA & VIRGINIA starring Gemma Arterton and Elizabeth Debicki

    GEMMA ARTERTON AND ELIZABETH DEBICKI STAR PROTAGONIST PICTURES HANDLING FILM AT AFM Vita & Virginia is the true story of the passionate relationship between literary trailblazer Virginia Woolf (Elizabeth Debicki) and her only lover, the enigmatic author Vita Sackville West (Gemma Arterton).   When their paths cross, the magnetic Vita decides the beguiling, stubborn and gifted Virginia will be her next conquest, no matter the cost. The film is a celebration of their u...

FURIOUS Historic Action Screening at AFM


First Look Photo Heather Graham in HALF MAGIC revealed at AFM 2017

HEATHER GRAHAM DIRECTORIAL DEBUT “HALF MAGIC” ARCLIGHT FILMS HANDLING INTERNATIONAL SALES AT AFM With Half Magic, Heather Graham has taken her experiences in Hollywood and crafted a dazzling satirical comedy that explores themes of female empowerment through sex, work, and friendship. With a cast full of comedy superstars, Half Magic is a charming and heartfelt take on the friends and relationships that pull people through tough times.   Cast: Heather Graham, Stephanie Bea...

Arclight Films Gets OUT OF CONTROL - Action Crime Feature Races to Market at AFM

Arclight Films has taken on worldwide sales outside of China to the high octane thriller Out of Control, it was announced today by Arclight CEO Gary Hamilton. The action crime feature will be presented to buyers at the upcoming American Film Market.   The film is directed by Axel Sand (RTL’s longtime procedural “Alarm for Cobra 11,” Fast Track: No Limits, Final Contract: Death on Delivery) and Chinese director Richard Lin from a script written by Andreas Heckmann (&ldquo...

Archstone Distribution presents New promo for SUPERCON with John Malkovich, Ryan Kwanten, Maggie Grace

  AVAILABLE WORLDWIDE CURRENTLY IN POST PRODUCTION VIEW TRAILER HERE password: cosplay     Budget: $10M usd Genre: Comedy A rag-tag group of former TV stars and comic book artists, who make their living working at conventions, decide to steal the loot from a crooked promoter and an overbearing former TV icon. Cast John Malkovich (Deepwater ...

Advance screening of PERMANENT, A film by Colette Burson

  In Theaters, On Demand, On Amazon Video and On iTunes December 15, 2017   Starring: Patricia Arquette, Rainn Wilson, Kira McLean Written and Directed by: Colette Burson (co-creator and executive producer HBO’s “Hung”) The film will screen at afm in a private screening.    Set in 1982 in small town Virginia, PERMANENT centers around 13-year-old Aurelie Dickson (Kira McLean) and her parents, Jeanne and Jim (Patricia Arquette and ...

Film Mode Entertainment Offers Exclusive Sneak-Peek at New Features in AFM

  The exclusive first-look special screenings kick off with with VIKING DESTINY starring TERENCE STAMP, and THE ESCAPE OF PRISONER 614 featuring RON PERLMAN and MARTIN STARR,     Film Mode Entertainment announces the exclusive AFM first-look at their new, highly anticipated premieres of timely and commercially viable films, starting with action film VIKING DESTINY starring TERENCE STAMP and brand new acquisition, action/comedy/crime feature, THE ESCAPE OF PRISONER 614...

Studio 100 Film takes a new animation feature for AFM “Mia and me – The Movie”

Studio 100 Film takes a new film into its sales portfolio and presents “Mia and me – The Movie” at this year’s AFM at Loews Office #653. The feature film will continue to tell Mia’s adventures and adds a new chapter to her phenomenal success story. The movie is currently in development and planned to hit cinemas in 2020. “Mia and me – The Movie” will be produced by m4e, Hahn & m4e Productions and Flying Bark Productions. Studio 100 Film is th...

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Happy Halloween at AFM

Funny to see AirFrance hostesses dressed up to welcome a bunch of delegates flying to LA for AFM from France (Unifrance' Gilles Renouard and Joêl Chapron, Marc Toullec, Soumaya Cassam-chena from Variety and many more! ...

AFM Screenings & Events Update | Wednesday, Nov 1

              Added Screenings Film: Time: T...

Covert Media Hires Linda Benjamin as COO / Head of Legal and Business Affairs

Independent feature production, financing, and distribution company Covert Media today announced that leading executive Linda Benjamin has joined the company as COO and Head of Business and Legal Affairs. In her new position at Covert Media, she will play a critical role in identifying and executing strategic opportunities and relationships as the company expands its production slate as well as spearheading the company’s day to day business and legal affairs. She will also support general ...



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