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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. 

2023: October 31 - November 5  I  2024: November 5 – 10

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289 exhibitors ready to welcome the industry gathered in Santa Monica for AFM

The only independently produced sales market in the industry, AFM Exhibitor registration is trending strong with 289 companies registered, including sales, production and distribution companies, as well as international trade organizations, film commissions and production service companies.

Confirmed exhibiting companies include: A24Altitude Film Entertainment, Charades, CJ ENM, Contents Panda, Emperor Motion Pictures, Film Mode Entertainment, FilmNation, Gaumont, Gaumont, Global Screen GmbH, Hanway Films, Lakeshore, Lionsgate, Magnolia Pictures, MGM StudiosMillennium Media, Pathé Films, Protagonist Pictures, Screen Media, Sierra/Affinity, STUDIOCANAL, Toei Company, Ltd.TrustNordisk, UNIFRANCE, Voltage, WME Independent, and XYZ Films. With the 43rd edition of the American Film Market® (AFM®) set to open in a few days, the Independent Film & Television Alliance® (IFTA®) announced initial details as well as two key hires for the 2022 show. AFM will commence in Santa Monica, CA, at the Loews Beach Hotel and theatres throughout the city, Tuesday, November 1 and run for six days through Sunday, November 6.

 

“The early commitments and excitement by companies around the world to be in Santa Monica, along with the projects coming together, say that the industry is back to business,” said IFTA’s President/CEO Jean Prewitt.  “While business models have clearly shifted, independent film will forever be built on discovery, collaboration, innovation and serendipity, making the need for annual face-to-face gatherings like AFM essential to our industry.”

 

Alongside the sales activity, the AFM offers a full schedule of conferences and wide opportunities to network and explore the new industry realities.  The AFM Sessions’ opening Finance Conference – “The Risk Takers” - will bring leading independent financiers, producers and executives Jason Cloth (Founder/CEO, Creative Wealth Media), Milan Popelka (COO, FilmNation), Laura Lewis (Founder, Rebelle Media), and Basil Iwanyk (Founder, Thunder Road Pictures) to the stage Wednesday morning, November 2. The AFM Sessions presented by Cast & Crew and Spcine will feature over 100+ speakers across two stages inside the Loews Hotel.  The current schedule and speakers can be viewed at https://sessions.americanfilmmarket.com/.

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The current Exhibitor List can be viewed at https://americanfilmmarket.com/exhibitor-list.

 

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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

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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