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Research the 272 AFM Sales & Production Exhibiting Companies

The global independent industry will all convene in Santa Monica in just a few weeks for AFM23 with hundreds of productions, sales, distribution and buying companies from 70 countries registered. Over 230 companies – from A24 to XYZ - as well as international umbrella stands are set to exhibit - with more still being added. To find out more about the Exhibitors coming to AFM, click on the company’s name on the exhibitor list and you’ll be taken to their profile on The Film Ca...

Promote your line up during AFM

    AFM 2023 runs October 31- November 5, 2023 Filmfestivals.com will be covering AFM 2023  (44 th edition) in person with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage....   We would like to contribute to your success in AFM YES WE CAN... ...

ANTON UNLOCKS OVER €100 MILLION IN NEW FINANCING THROUGH INVESTOR GROUP LED BY BLACKROCK-MANAGED FUNDS

Set to Expand Film and TV Output London, UK (May 22, 2024) – Anton Capital Entertainment (“Anton”), a leading independent European film and TV studio, that was the first company to bring institutional slate funding to European production, has secured over €100 million in new financing through a group of institutional investors, led by funds and accounts managed by BlackRock. The new financing allows Anton to expand its feature film and television series development ...

Jeffrey Dean and Famke Janssen star in the crime thriller "The Postcard Killer" for Director Renny Harlin

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Highland Film Group Handling Worldwide Sales Cannes, France (May 15, 2024) – Jeffrey Dean Morgan (AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” Zach Snyder’s The Watchmen), Famke Janssen (MGM/UA’s GoldenEye, 20th Century Fox’s XMen and Taken), Naomi Battrick (Amazon’s “Jamestown” and “A Very English Scandal”) and Denis O'Hare (FX’s “American Horror Story,” Focus Features’ Dallas Buyers Club) are set to star in t...

First look from "Ice Fall" starring Joel Kinnaman

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Sharing the first look photo from the thriller Ice Fall starring Joel Kinnaman (James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, John Woo’s Silent Night), Cara Jade Myers (Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon), Danny Huston (Warner Bros.’ Wonder Woman, Rupert Sanders’ upcoming The Crow), Academy Award-nominated and First Nations (Oneida) actor Graham Greene (Kevin Costner's Dances with Wolves, Frank Darabont’s The Green Mile, Netflix’s “Longmire”)...

Women In Motion Talks: Preliminary Program

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WOMEN IN MOTION TALKS PRELIMINARY PROGRAM From May 14th to May 25th 2024 For the 77th edition of the Festival de Cannes, Women In Motion is proud to welcome prominent female figures of the cinema and entertainment industries to its Talks series. They will discuss their views on women’s representation and diversity in cinema, and more generally in the arts and culture.   You can find the Women In Motion 2024 Press Kit here for an overview of what happened in the past year for wom...

Spotlight on the conferences program at the Market

Check out highlights of inspiring talks and panels with today's industry leaders. EXPLORE OVER 70 CONFERENCES IN CANNES Dive into the #MDF24 Conference Schedule! Get ready for our BIGGEST conference lineup to date! Explore this year's diverse selection of engaging talks with world-class speakers tackling all of today's trending topics: AI, film finance, sustainability, well-being & more! ...

2024 Marché du Film: anticipating record-breaking 15,000 participants in Cannes

  As the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes opened its doors in Cannes today, the Marché du Film organizers anticipate setting a new historic record this year. With onsite registration is still ongoing, the 2024 market edition is expected to welcome over 15,000 accredited participants from more than 140 countries, surpassing last year’s record high of 14,000 onsite participants.   This year’s market promises to be a dynamic hub of ac...

Microsoft creates a partnership with the Marché du Film to Launch Microsoft Café, Dedicated to AI

Microsoft, in partnership with the Marché du Film & Festival de Cannes, is launching a new, vibrant hub at the Majestic Beach (just a skip away from the Palais), inviting festival and market attendees to immerse themselves in the the world of AI and the potential it holds for the film industry. During the first week in Cannes, Microsoft Café will host panel discussions, interactive demos and hands-on experiences, allowing festival & market participants to explore the lates...

Blue Efficience recommences partnership to emphasize security for Marche du Film

  Blue Efficience, renowned in France for its expertise in anti-piracy measures, proudly announces its renewed partnership with the Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes to once again bolster security for this year's film market. Building upon their fruitful collaboration during the 2020 Marché du Film Online and Ventana Sur, this ongoing partnership underscores their shared commitment to safeguarding the integrity of the festival’s digital showcases. Recogniz...

Durban FilmMart Institute Announces the Selection of Projects and Participants for Talents Durban 2024

Durban FilmMart Institute Announces the Selection of Projects and Participants for Talents Durban 2024   The Durban FilmMart Institute (DFMI) announces the lineup of projects and participants for the 17th edition of Talents Durban, taking place during the Durban FilmMart (DFM) in Durban from 19 - 22 July 2024. As the African satellite programme of the Berlin International Film Festival and Berlinale Talents, Talents Durban holds a significant position within the DFMI's programmin...

Preview The American Pavilion Industry In Focus Panels and In Conversations

The American Pavilion Industry in Focus Panels and In Conversations Sneak Peek   The American Pavilion programming team agreed to share a preview of what they have planned for the festival this year. The full program will be available at ampav.com on Monday, May 13th. See below for our exclusive sneak preview!       ...

See what's coming up next week at the Market 14-22 May 2024!

Get ready for an exciting Marché edition! We're just a few weeks away from the launch of our new edition, and we're excited to share with you all the exciting events, selections and showcases that are bound to make #MDF24 extra special!       WHAT TO EXPECT AT #MDF24!   ...

The Arab Cinema Center’s events and panels in Cannes highlighting Arab talent

ARAB CINEMA CENTER ORCHESTRATES FIVE HIGH-PROFILE EVENTS AT THE UPCOMING CANNES FILM FESTIVAL & MARché du film, in collaboration with MAD CELEBRITY   The Arab Cinema Center (ACC) is proud to announce its continued collaboration with the Marché du Film, alongside MAD Celebrity, for a series of captivating panel discussions and events, set to take place during this year’s market edition at the 77th Festival de Cannes, scheduled from 14 to 25 May.   With a part...

Roster of speakers announced for Winston Baker Film Finance Forum program May 17

We have another exciting session announcement for you.... Find out more about our rockstar speakers, as well as full program details below! Cannes 2024       ...

AFCI to host the first Global Film Commission Network Summit in Cannes at the Marché du Film

The association of film commissioners international will present an insightful panel series on pioneering strategies in film production & location selection. In an exciting first, the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) will be making its debut in Cannes as part of the conference lineup of the Marché du Film, set to take place from 14 to 22 May during the 77th Festival de Cannes. This marks a significant milestone in AFCI’s 49-year hist...

Frontières: Fantasia Film Festival & Marché du Film Announce 2024 Selection

  Frontières Platform, the genre-focused event co-organized by Fantasia Film Festival and the Marché du Film, reveals its 2024 selection to be presented in Cannes from 18-19 May. Frontières is delighted to unveil its latest lineup of films, spanning the realms of horror, magical realism, and comedy, showcasing the most vibrant talents in today’s genre film industry. From mythical water spirits and creepy vampire landlords to chilling tales of ast...

2024 Streamers Forum Returns to Cannes, Welcoming Disney+, Max, MUBI, Pluto TV & More!

The 2024 Streamers Forum, a captivating series of conferences designed to provide the latest insights on the ever-evolving streaming landscape, is set to return to Cannes at the upcoming Marché du Film – Festival de Cannes, taking place from 14 to 22 May 2024. For the first time, Disney+, Max (formerly HBO Max), MUBI, Pluto TV, Filmin and Cinobo will join the forum following last year’s guests which included Netflix, Prime Video and ...

European Film Commissions Network to Kickstart Producers Network with Exclusive Brunch

The Producers Network, the Marché du Film’s dedicated platform for producers, is set to commence its activities earlier this year with an exclusive brunch, hosted in partnership with EUFCN — the European Film Commissions Network. The EUFCN, which represents 100 European film commissions in 32 countries, is a non-profit association dedicated to supporting and promoting the European film industry and culture. Its various missions include organizing the share o...

MIP confirmed its move to London after 61st Cannes edition of MIPTV

MIPCOM CANNES ORGANISER RX FRANCE CONFIRMS THE LAUNCH OF MIP LONDON IN FEBRUARY 2025   MIPTV TO END RUN AFTER 61ST EDITION IN APRIL 2024 RX FRANCE today announced the launch of MIP LONDON, a new industry market and networking event set to take place 24-27 February 2025, with a pre-opening on Sunday 23 February. The inaugural MIP LONDON will take place the same week as the 2025 London TV Screenings and is conceived as complementary to the existing annual gather...

Visions du Réel unveils the projects selected for the VdR–Industry

  VdR–Industry 2024: Selected Projects Visions du Réel is delighted to unveil the projects selected for the VdR–Industry, the Festival’s programme dedicated to industry professionals, as well as the prestigious juries delivering CHF 80,000 in industry awards. Over four jam-packed days, Visions du Réel provides a unique opportunity for cinematic creation, connecting filmmakers with financing and distribution opportunities within an inspiring and productive enviro...

Nearly 60 exhibitors, including major US studios, confirmed for the 2024 edition!

NATPE BUDAPEST RETURNS Industry heavyweights A+E Media Group, BBC Studios, NBCUniversal Global Distribution, Paramount Global Content Distribution, Sony Pictures Television, TelevisaUnivision and Warner Bros. International Television Production are amongst nearly 60 exhibitors, including robust Turkish and LatAm contingents, already confirmed for NATPE Budapest. "It’s wonderful that so many of last year’s exhibitors have made the commitment to return to NATPE Budapest...

It is now official: AFM moves to Las Vegas' Palms and is scheduled for November 5 to 10, 2024

The Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®) and its Board of Directors today announced that the American Film Market® (AFM®), its industry flagship event, will relocate to Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas for its 45th edition. Scheduled for November 5 to 10, 2024, this move marks a new chapter for AFM.   Held in Los Angeles and Santa Monica for over four decades, AFM is a cornerstone event for the independent entertainment industry. The decision to move AFM t...

Roster of speakers announced for Winston Baker Film Finance Forum program May 17

We have another exciting session announcement for you.... Find out more about our rockstar speakers, as well as full program details below! Cannes 2024         ...

Gotham Week Returns Sep 30 – Oct 4

  Gotham Week – a centerpiece of the annual film and media calendar – will be returning to Brooklyn on September 30 thru October 4 with the renowned Gotham Week Project Market & Expo.    SEP 30 - OCT 4 BROOKLYN, NY Gotham Week’s Project Market, the nation’s oldest and largest curated marketplace for film and TV creators, will also return this year. In an effort to nurture both emerging and established talent, the Project Market ...

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