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American Film Market Dailies

 AFM 2021 Online will be covering AFM 2022 running November 1 - 6  November, 2022 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

Circulation of our newsletter 165 000 subscribers I Facebook AFM Photo Gallery I Twitter I Youtube videos

Our AFM Newsletters run each day with three bumper pre roll editions and a wrap edition:  





AFM Day 1: Monday Sessions, News and Updates



The Show Directory and Screenings Guide were updated on Saturday at 3pm PST to add new participants and films. Be sure to download or bookmark the updates. 




Meet other participants in the Networking Pavilion with 180 online tables for video discussions on preset topics or schedule your own meet-ups. 


The 1st floor is the Lobby, a place to bump into friends and connect with others in-between sessions, meetings and screenings. Tables on the 2nd thru 8th floors have assigned topics. Drop into conversations to connect with others interested in specific topics or from locations around the world or for post-session follow-up discussions. Tables on the 9th & 10th floor are open for meetings at any time – just take a seat and tell a colleague where to find you.


Tables on the 9th & 10th floor may also be reserved for one-hour meet-ups. If you would like to schedule your own meet-up, follow these guidelines:

  • The time requested must begin on the hour between 7:00AM and 8:00PM PST.
  • Send your request at least 12 hours in advance to
  • Provide a table name – 20 characters maximum.
  • Table names may be a discussion topic, your name, or the name of a non-profit organization. They cannot be a company name or the title of a film.
  • If we have a table available, we will confirm by email with your assigned floor and table number.
  • Your table name will be added about 5 minutes before your reserved time and removed at the end of the hour.

Be sure to promote your meet-up via MyAFM and Social Media. 




If you missed our AFM preview webinar, the recording is available here. Watch the webinar to help plan for AFM 2020.  





8:00AM PST

  • EUROPE! How to Co-Produce Between the US and Europe?
  • Cinema Exhibition in Nigeria: Before and After the Pandemic




9:30AM PST

  • Global Sales and VOD



11:00AM PST

  • California: The State of On Location Filming




12:30PM PST

  • Trends in Japanese Cinema & Television
  • Spotlight on Russia: Meet Russian Content at AFM 2020



2:00PM PST

  • Screenwriting on a Micro-Budget: How to Make an Impact With Your Story While Embracing Limitations
  • The Wow-Effect of Russian Movies’ Marketing Localization



3:30PM PST

  • Discover New Voices
  • The Director/Producer Relationship



5:00PM PST

  • Discover New Voices
  • The Changing Entertainment Landscape



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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


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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