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 AFM 2021 Online 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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VIDEO AFM 2020 Online Campus Tour Replay

If you missed our AFM campus webinar yesterday, the recording is now available AFM 2020 Online Campus Tour / Q&A from American Film Market on Vimeo. ...


Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director of the American Film Market® AFM®, in conversation with Bruno Chatelin, details the networking functionalities for the online version of AFM 2020. Thank you Jonathan.     I trust this new tool for AFM attendees will stay as an online addition to the future physical editions in the coming years and versions of the market.   Industry Offices – Hundreds of sales and production companies, and industry organiz...

Wonderfilm Goes Private, Releasing Nearly a Dozen Feature Films During 2020

Despite Covid Obstacles, More in the Works   Multi Award-Winning, Multi-Faceted, Entertainment Media Group Goes Private and Reports Rise in Production, Distribution, Profits and Commercially Viable Projects That Raise the Genre Bar Across the Board and All Platforms Globally   Wonderfilm Media, founded by Jeff Bowler, former head of production and acquisitions for The Exchange (Dear White People, 2 Guns, Romeo and Juliet) and Bret Saxon. Wonderfilm Media is a le...

SC Films will be participating in the online AFM market from November 9 - 13!

AFM 2020 New Titles, Screenings + Current Line-up   STONERUNNER All-action adventure animation In the distant future machines have destroyed the planet and the world is slowly being rebuilt. In this inspiring tale a young boy must fight for his family and their freedom with the help of a benevolent robot. Director - Steve Trenbirth (Disney's Jungle Book 2) CGI animation and Australia / New Zealand co-production. First footage available Delivery Q...

SPIDES from Palatin Media has been sold to more than 130 countries

   PALATIN MEDIA HAD A SUCCESSFUL MIPCOM ONLINE+   Munich based Palatin Media looks back at a very successful MipCom online+. SPIDES, a series (season 1, 8x1h) produced for the NBCUniversal International Networks has been sold to more than 130 countries, powered by stellar success at US American platform Crackle+. Crackle’s stock listed parent company Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq: CSSE) announced, that SPIDES was the highest-grossing fiction series ...

Sci-Fi Favorites from the Acort Catalog

  Acort International is one of the top worldwide distributors of independent films in the global marketplace. We specialize in the horror, thriller, action, and sci-fi/fantasy genres catering to New Media and Digital platforms. We exhibit at most major film markets and have sold hundreds of successful films in all world territories big and small. Our films are a proven commodity for distributors around the world and we continue to maintain prosperous relationships with the inte...

Festival Winners available from Adler & Associates Entertainment

    Ava Gardner had to break Frank Sinatra's heart to save his Career American Movie Awards - Grand Jury Prize - Best Feature Film American Movie Awards - Narrative Feature - Official Finalist Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival - Best Independent Film Mexico International Film Festival - Special Jury Prize for Excellence in Directing European Independent Film Award - Nominated, Platinum Award - Best Actor Los Angeles Independent Film Festival - October Award - Be...

Russian World Vision @AFM 2020 Online: Line Up and Screening Schedule

  Russian World Vision (RWV) specializes in selling and acquiring all types of rights; also engaged in film production. One of the company's missions is to demonstrate the high-quality content and commercial potential of Russian movies. RWV continues partnerships with all major foreign markets (more than 150 countries). In 2020 the company has significantly widened its library for international sales. The company focuses on projects which represent the glob...

10 to watch from French Cinema at AFM

10 to Watch For the seventh consecutive year, UniFrance throws the spotlight on ten French talents (including a talented duo) who are attracting acclaim at international festivals and who have now set out to conquer the global marketplace with their films. They have made the headlines at the last Sundance, Berlin, Toronto, Busan and San Sebastián film festivals and/or have received the Cannes or the Annecy label. These ten talents to watch embody the best of recent French cinema ...

German Films at American Film Market 2020

German Films will be represented at American Film Market 2020 with a digital umbrella booth, with links in place to direct you to the individual participating companies. The following world sales agents have registered: ARRI Media International, Beta Cinema, Films Boutique, Media Luna new films, Picture Tree International, Pluto Film, Rise and Shine World Sales and Sola Media. They will show German films in 16 digital market screenings. In addition to the umbrella booth and market screeni...

The new animated series from KOAN at AFM!

  3rd most watched animated series behind Peppa Pig and PJ Masks 21,2% market share on France Television (4-10 years' old) 62 million views on catch up App Characters' faces adaptable to the territory Audiences can add their own face to be part of the series ...

10 european works in progress to discover at afm 2020

The Italian-Brazil coproduction A BUNCH OF BASTARDS by Gabriel Albanesi EFP (European Film Promotion) is putting a major spotlight on European cinema by showcasing 10 European films in post-production at the upcoming American Film Market (9- 13 November, 2020) which will be held online this year. The films from Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom reflect a wide range of universal topics such as solidarity, randomness of the universe, g...

New for AFM from Breaking Glass: Intersection - Crime, Thriller - Starring Matt Doran of The Matrix    

   New WW Acquisition: INTERSECTION Breaking Glass Pictures is proud to announce a recent acquisition for worldwide rights on a brand new Australian crime, thriller, 'INTERSECTION' starring Matt Doran of The Matrix for AFM. When a conman discovers his son is abducted, he is forced to drive the city streets completing an escalating series of trials to appease his child’s kidnapper, and atone for his career of deception. Watch Trailer WW Rights Av...

2020 Acort International Lineup for AFM

IN TOO DEEP: Thrillers That'll Leave You at the Edge of Your Seat     ...

The new showreel from FILM.UA Group for AFM 2020

  SHOWREEL: OUR STORIES MAKE THE WORLD BETTER   A new showreel from FILM.UA Group – signature projects, celebs, secrets, struggle, monsters, magic, and love. You will see shots from The Sniffer 4, Love in Chains, There Will Be Humans, and Hide and Seek series; Maid-in-Law, The Rising Hawk, Pulse, Mr Jones, Crazy Wedding 2, The Stronghold, and Battle for Sevastopol features; The Stolen Princess and Brave Bu...

Kevin Bacon joins the cast of ONE WAY - Highland Film Group handling sales

  Golden Globe winner Kevin Bacon (Black Mass, Mystic River, Showtime’s “City on a Hill”) joins Colson Baker (The Dirt, Project Power), also known as recording artist “Machine Gun Kelly” and Travis Fimmel (Ridley Scott’s ”Raised by Wolves,” “Vikings,” Warcraft) to star in the new action-thriller One Way, directed by Andrew Baird (Zone 414) fr...

Neil Marshall film THE LAIR - Highland Film Group handling worldwide sales

Highland Film Group announced today the company has come aboard to handle worldwide sales for the new horror action thriller The Lair written, directed, and produced by Neil Marshall (20th Century Fox’s Dog Soldiers, Lionsgate’s The Descent, The Reckoning, Lionsgate’s Hellboy). Casting is currently underway with plans to start principal photography in Spring 2021. Highland Film Group will introduce the project to buyers at the upcoming vi...

Love is in the air: romcoms from PureFlix Quality Flix

BRAND NEW SLATE OF ROMANTIC/COMEDIES COMPLETED - READY FOR DELIVERY Courting Mom and Dad is a family comedy about three children who are at their wit's end when they discover their parent's impending divorce. In a last ditch effort to save their family, the children seek the help of a rather eccentric personal injury attorney to help them delay the divorce. In the interim, the parents rediscover their love for one another. ...

Production without Borders Panel Nov 10th during Virtual AFM

Cloud21 International ( and Kultura PR International ( are pleased to present the third annual "Production Without Borders” special event that will be held during the 2020 virtual American Film Market on November 10, 2020 at 11 a.m PST. The online event "Production Without Borders 2020" is scheduled for November 10, 2020 at 11 AM PST/Los Angeles (2 PM EST/New York). The online event will feature a panel of some of the top names and rising ...

Red Sea Media Inc. lineup for AFM 2020

THE MANSON BROTHERS MIDNIGHT ZOMBIE MASSACREGENRE: HORROR A mutated zombie virus breaks out in the audience during a championship wrestling match. TRAILER                 GREENLIGHT  GENRE: PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER     &n...

The AFM Campus Explained…

  Industry Offices – Hundreds of sales and production companies, and industry organizations from around the world.   LocationEXPO – Film Commissions, production facilities, service companies and institutions.   Stage 1 & Stage 2 – Over 200 speakers will participate in more than 70 live sessions – Conferences, Panels, Workshops, Conversations and Presentations – all with on-demand replays.   On ...

AFM Opens online next monday: preview and hot tips Newsletter N°1

THE MARKET BEAT FROM THE FILMFESTIVALS.COM TEAM! Welcome to the release of our daily newsletter from Santa Monica View in your browser Advertise in our Newsletters reaching 199 000 subscribers from 200€  email us for a quote FOLLOW FILMFESTIVALS.COM                    Promote your line up during AFM SEE YOU IN THE NEW VIRTUAL ...

A to Z First Look at the Industry Offices with 527 Exhibitors

The Industry office will host 527 Exhibitors (a nice progression over 2019 / 375 exhibitors registered last year at Loews...) 45% of these exhibitors are US based : 241 Exhibitors 31% (167) from Europe : 44 from UK only 19 from France Notably few chinese companies (6 only) 101 Films International United Kingdom 101 Studios United States 102 Distribution Italy 1080 Virtual Med...


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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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