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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. 

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  SEE YOU IN THE NEW VIRTUAL VENUES AFM 2021 Online from American Film Market on Vimeo. AFM 2021 runs November 1-5, 2021 Filmfestivals.com will be covering The online AFM 2021  (42 st edition) with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage....   We wo...

Jonathan Wolf in conversation with filmfestivals.com about the 41st edition of AFM

Zoom conversation between Jonathan Wolf (Managing Director of the American Film Market® AFM®) with Bruno Chatelin. Here are some of the questions raised during the interview: Enjoy Jonathan's answers in our video. The 41st edition will run November 9 -13. Jonathan Wolf is EVP of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA®) and Managing Director of the American Film Market® (AFM®). Since his appointment in 1998, he has guided the growth and repositioning of ...

VIDEO replay of all AFM sessions still available

Did you miss an #AFMSession this week? Find ALL the sessions under SESSION REPLAYS on the #MyAFM platform for your convenience! Pacific Stage Day 1 It's More Fun Film... The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), through its FilmPhilippi... | 2021 The Filmmakers Pod... | 2021 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 a...

The Film Commissions who made an impact at AFM

EXHIBITORS A - Z Apulia Film Commission Audiovisual from Spain Barrow Group, LLC Busan Film Commission DIADEMA SERVICE Di V. Doni & c. Dominican Republic Film Commission Edmonton Screen Industries Office Film Alula ...

Altitude has acquired the UK & Irish distribution rights to fantasy/drama feature The Lost Girls.

    THE LOST GIRLS   Altitude has acquired the UK & Irish distribution rights to  fantasy/drama feature The Lost Girls. The film is inspired by J.M. Barrie classic Peter Pan and is based on the novel by Laurie Fox.  The film is written and directed by Livia De Paolis (Emoticon ;)), in which she also features along with an ensemble cast including Joely Richardson (101 Dalmatians, Nip/Tuck), Vanessa Redgrave (Atonement, Letters to Juliet), Julian Oven...

AFM 2021 closes with 2 concerts

AFM2021 Closing Night was fun and loud with 2 World Premiere Concerts with performances by: WORLD PREMIERE CONCERT:MICHAEL RYAN & DIFFERENT PLACE WORLD PREMIERE CONCERT:MICHAEL RYAN & DIFFERENT PLACE Director: Rob Clother & Chris Barfoot Michael Ryan (lead vocals), Gil Garagnon (guitar), Brian Gee (drums), Sean Quinn (guitar), Dave Sweetenham (bass), Mark Vennis (guitar and backing vocals), Peter Walker (trumpet, saxophone, flute, percussion) WORLD PREMIERE CONCERT:MA...

AFM Online edition Day 3 Newsletter

THE MARKET BEAT FROM THE FILMFESTIVALS.COM TEAM! Welcome to the release of our daily newsletter from virtual Santa Monica View in your browser Promote your line up during AFM I email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM              Filmfestivals.com will be covering the online AFM 2021  (42 nd edition) with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage....   We would like ...

Watch films online on the AFM In Demand Theatre

ALL FILMS Access expires dans 5 mois...  ACCESS watch now A continuation of the world famous Netflix film 42 Grams featuring Michelin star chef Jacob Bickelhaupt rebuilding his life after hitting rock bottom. 86ED English Docu-Drama, Documentary, Drama, True Story Access expires dans 5 mois...  ACCESS w...

Coming up events November 4 at AFM Online 2021

NETWORKING PAVILION Floor 9:00 – 11:00am 11:00am – 1:00pm 1:00 – 3:00pm 3:00 – 5:00pm 5:00 – 7:00pm 1 Lobby Open Tables 2 Mezzanine Open Tables 3 Crowdfunding Pi...

Coming up events November 3 at AFM Online 2021

Networking Pavilion Floor 9:00 – 11:00am 11:00am – 1:00pm 1:00 – 3:00pm 3:00 – 5:00pm 5:00 – 7:00pm 1 Lobby Open Tables 2 Mezzanine Open Tables 3 Pitch Practice ...

AFM Online edition Day 1 Newsletter

THE MARKET BEAT FROM THE FILMFESTIVALS.COM TEAM! Welcome to the release of our daily newsletter from virtual Santa Monica View in your browser Promote your line up during AFM I email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM              Filmfestivals.com will be covering the online AFM 2021  (42 nd edition) with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage....  ...

Coming up events November 2 at AFM Online 2021

  9:00 am - 10:00 am NETWORKING ON FILM FESTIVALS STRATEGY WITH BRUNO CHATELIN        9:00 am - 10:30 am EUROPE! HOW TO CO-PRODUCE AN INDIE FILM BETWEEN THE US AND EUROPE Pacific      9:00 am - 10:30 am WHAT STRATEGIES WORK BEST WHEN MARKETING INDEPENDENT FILMS FOR VOD? Marina   &nbs...

Check the video tutorial to get familiar with our networking rendez vous 10floor, room 8 from 9am

Take a moment to learn all about the AFM 2021 Online Networking Pavilion and all it has to offer! We have scheduled a daily session focused on film festival strategy lead by Bruno Chatelin. feel free to join us on the 10th floor, room 8 each day from 9 to 10:00 am Check the video tutorial to get familiar with our networking rendez vous ...

AFM Online 2021 program for the opening day

  9:00 am - 10:00 am NETWORKING ON FILM FESTIVALS STRATEGY WITH BRUNO CHATELIN    9:00 am - 10:30 am IT’S MORE FUN FILMING IN THE PHILIPPINES Pacific      9:00 am - 10:30 am THE INDEPENDENT FILM ECOSPHERE – PRESENT & FUTURE Marina      11:00 am - 12:30 pm FINANCE CONFERENCE I BRIDGING...

New speakers and sessions announced along with AFM full programming lineup

AFM 2021 Online Launches today November 1 with ‘The Independent Film Ecosphere’ Session Featuring Participant’s Liesl Copland, Upgrade Productions’ Jonathan Kier, The Exchange’s Brian O’Shea & Telepool’s Julia Weber Full Programming Lineup Unveiled Highlighting Such Topics as VOD, Production Insurance, Documentaries, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Film with New Speakers Added from BRON, Campfire Studios, DogWoof, GLA...

Myriad Pictures Acquires INDIA SWEETS AND SPICES ahead of AFM

INDIA SWEETS AND SPICES    LOS ANGELES, October 26, 2021 – Myriad Pictures is pleased to announce the international sales rights acquisition of INDIA SWEETS AND SPICES, a comedy from the producers of CRAZY RICH ASIANS, directed and written by Geeta Malik (Troublemaker). Starring Sophia Ali (Truth or Dare, The Longshots, “Grey's Anatomy”), Manisha Koirala (Sanju, Dil Se.., Company), Adil Hussain (Life of Pi, ...

Summer Hill's Newest Film for AFM: Working Man

FEATURED RELEASE: WORKING MAN (International Territories Only) Directed by Robert Jury   When the last factory in a small Rust Belt town closes its doors, an unlikely hero emerges in dutiful, quiet Allery Parkes (Peter Gerety, HBO’s “The Wire”). A career employee of the factory, the aging Allery can’t reconcile how to live a life simply sitting at home doing nothing, and against the advice and pleas of his loving wife, Iola (two-time Oscar nomine...

Elizabeth Hurley is set to star in the new romantic comedy feature film Christmas in the Caribbean

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MSR Media Producer Philippe Martinez announced today that Elizabeth Hurley is set to star in the new romantic comedy feature film _Christmas in the Caribbean_ that will start shooting this week in the islands of the Federation of St Kitts and Nevis.  The star-packed ensemble also features Caroline Quentin, Nathalie Cox, Edoardo Costa, Hadar Cats, Downtown Julie Brown, and Rafael Martinez.   Written by Philippe Martinez and Nathalie Cox, Martinez (Father Christmas is Back) will als...

Welcome to the Online 2021 American Film Market

Connect with Every Part of the Film Industry     The filmmaking world is about what you know and who you know – and AFM 2021 Online delivers both. AFM will provide opportunities for sharing ideas, discovering partners and establishing the foundation for future projects.       Preview the 2021 American Film Market ...

AFM is Happening Soon, Come See Summer Hill's New Releases!

Check out new films acquired by Summer Hill Films!    AFM is coming soon! To schedule an online meeting, click the link below:     Be sure to look at our website at www.summerhillfilms.com to see all of our available films. We look forward to working with you throughout the rest of 2021 and beyond!     FEATURED RELEASE:      Escape from Area 51 Directed by Eric Mittleman ...

400+ Production & Sales Companies Now Confirmed for AFM Online 2021

Connect with production and sales companies from 35+ countries including Altitude Film Sales, Arclight Films, Artist View Entertainment, Beta Cinema, Blue Fox Entertainment, Celuloide Films, Cinema Management Group, Cornerstone, Dogwoof, Electric Entertainment, Epic Pictures Group, Fantawild Animation, Film Mode Entertainment, Film Seekers, Filmax, Films Boutique, GAGA Corporation, Gaumont, GFM Animation, HanWay Films, Hewes Pictures, Highland Film Group, Hyde Park International, Indie Rights,...

American Film Market Online 2021 Edition - Preview

THE MARKET BEAT FROM THE FILMFESTIVALS.COM TEAM! Welcome to the release of our daily newsletter from virtual Santa Monica View in your browser Promote your line up during AFM I email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM              Filmfestivals.com will be covering the online AFM 2021  (42 nd edition) with dailies and newsletters.  Take center stage....   We would like ...

4th Annual Production Without Borders during AFM - Online

The 4th Annual Production Without Borders Showcase during AFM (November 2, 2021 - 2 pm Pacific/5 pm Eastern) The fourth annual “Production Without Borders” event will feature a panel of some of the top names and rising stars of the worldwide entertainment industry, including: Ali Mahir Aksu is an international film producer, director and entrepreneur. He is the executive producer of several groundbreaking projects, including the first-ever Hollywood feature film to cas...

Brainstorm on Film Festival Strategy at AFM Networking Table with Bruno Chatelin

Hi I will be happy to share my festival and marketing experience with the AFM 2021 registered attendees at the AFM Networking Pavilion. Click to connect with AFM Registration.  I have reserved an open table (for six) confirmed as follows: 10 th floor with sea view, room 8, the best :-) See you there (seats limited be sure to join the queue early). One on one private sessions from 10:00 to 11:00 on demand. Email me with any questions you d like in advance if you like, shar...

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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
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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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