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American Film Market Dailies will be covering AFM 2019  running November 6 - November 13, 2019  SANTA MONICA

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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N°4 (November 2) 
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N°6 (November 4)  
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AFM 2017 Wrap & global  I N°8 I N°7 I N°6 I N°5 I N°4 OPENING N°3 I  Preview N°2 I N°1

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Promote your line up during AFM

AFM 2019 runs November 6 - 13 We would like to contribute to your success in AFM Can we help? Promote your line up to media, buyers and attendees. Boost your screenings' attendance. Shoot interviews or video capture of your...

VIDEO - Interview with Jonathan Wolf AFM

A graduate of USC Business School, Jonathan Wolf has held an illustrious career in finance and business within the film industry. He joined IFTA in 1993 as Senior Vice President of Business and has been Managing Director of the AFM since 1998.Bruno Chatelin met with Jonathan Wolf at the Loews during the 2018 AFM to get his opinion on the climate of the current marketplace. Here is what he had to say. What kind of advice can you give first timers, and why and how should they come to the AFM... ...


Pryor Cashman's Fourth Annual AFM Cocktail Reception Ambiance and exclusive footage

At Pryor Cashman we are creators, supporters, protectors and connectors. We see the world beyond law.... During AFM  Pryor Cashman  held its trad itional cocktail diner function gaathering some 300 executives from th eentertainment industray, clients, partners and friends from the Law firm. Michael Mellor (right) Director of Marketing and Business Development at Pryor Cashman introduced us to a couple of his friends and clients. the team (fest director an...

LATC Party at Bodega Wine bar ambiance

Steve Solot and Kete Lyra, the  hosts of the LATC party taking a pose for, in a room packed with young award winning filmmmakers attending and a few speakers at the conference, Bruno Chatelin to deliver a keynote of festival and markets strategy. The annual LATC Global Film & TV Program is a unique immersion experience for professionals from around the World with an intensive four-day agenda of meetings and panels on current U.S. film, television and enter...

John Singleton Receives Your Script Produced! Lifetime Achievement Award, Daughter Justice Singleton to Accept

         MEDIA ALERT   WHAT   John Singleton Receives Your Script Produced! Lifetime Achievement Award, Daughter Justice Singleton to Accept   Ultimate Grand Prize Winner: Feature Film to Have Project Produced With $250,000 Budget, Finalist List   International Actress Sheila Shah to Host Event   Season 2 Submissions Now Open, Sponsored by International Screenwriters’ Association   WHERE   Bombay Palace, 8690 Wilsh...

Zoey Deutch's comedy "BUFFALOED" Acquired by Film Bridge Internationalcomedy

Leading sales agent Film Bridge International has come aboard to handle international sales rights for the comedy, BUFFALOED, starring and produced by Zoey Deutch (Netflix¹s The Politician and Set It Up, Zombieland: Double Tap).  The announcement was made today by Ellen S. Wander, CEO of Film Bridge International.   Set in the underworld of debt collecting, BUFFALOED follows homegrown hustler, Peg Dahl (Deutch), 

DEVILWORKS nabs Fantasia winning feature DEAD DICKS

DEAD DICKS Starring Matt Keyes (Dark Phoenix), Heston Horwin (Rock Steady Row) and Jillian Harris  Directed by: Chris Bavota, Lee Paula Springer Starring: Matt Keyes (Dark Phoenix, Minutes Past Midnight) Heston Horwin (Rock Steady Row) and Jillian Harris. Synopsis: Becca finds a collection of her brother’s clones in his apartment and discovers that his body has been copied by a supernatural entity growing in his bedroom. Festivals: Fantasia International - - Audie...

New Faith-based action theatrical film "Emerald Run" debut at AFM 2019 with Avail Films!

Emerald Run gets 5 nominations at Milan IFF 2019     A Desperate man gets involved in a risky plan to smuggle emeralds across the Mexican border in order to save his daughter's life. When the deal goes awry and he is left for dead, his survival becomes a search for meaning and enlightenment in a brutal...
  In one of the first deals announced out of AFM, NEON has landed North American rights to Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s MEMORIA. The Colombian set drama, written and directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, stars Tilda Swinton, Jeanne Balibar, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Juan Pablo Urrego and Elkin Diaz.  The film is produced by Weerasethakul’s Kick the Machine, Burning and Illuminations Films. Weerasethakul previously won the Cannes Palme d’Or in 2010...

Clear Horizon announces new Russian Language action film RUSSIAN RAID

  Clear Horizon announces our new Russian Language action film RUSSIAN RAID Post Production: ACTION, 2020 - Delivery scheduled for Q1 2020 Promo - Please note no final sound/colour/FX
PW: CH2019! Nikita, a former Russian Spetsnaz operative, is hired to neutralize the large private security force at a local factory so that his shady employer can extort the business from the factory owner. But Nikita and his group of highly trained fighters get more ...

Shocked and sad about the loss of our friend Nik Powell, Producer of 'The Crying Game' and Virgin Group Co-Founder, EFA member

"I personnally enjoyed Nik's company and wit TREMENDOUSLY, and i also loved his passion for soccer I deerly remember so many good moments wduring the years we both served as board members of the European Film Academy." Bruno Chatelin   European cinema has lost a great filmmaker and the European Film Academy has lost a dear friend: Nik Powell The academy, where Nik served many years on the Board, shared the sad news to the mebers of the Academy: "In the early 1970...

An Interview with Ann Huang, a VCFA alumnus (14' W), poet, author and experimental filmmaker

By CAMMIE FINCH CF: You have a new poetry collection coming out with Finishing Line Press in September! Congratulations! Can you tell us a bit about your process of writing a Shaft of Light? What was the seedling for the book? How would you describe the knot or the driving question of the collection?  AH: Thank you so very much! I have always held a firm belief that dreams should not be thrown away as they become known to us. Although they may seem surreal and irra...

Imani Media Group and Manny Halley Productions are at AFM with 4 star studded original movies.

Imani Media Group’s slate of projects set for 2020 release include “GENA’S STORY” the second installment from the True To The Game franchise, “DUTCH” part one in the trilogy based on the Teri Woods novel, “ON THE RADIO” a suicide awareness film centered around an ecentric radio host. Our movies feature big names such as Lance Gross, Vivica A Fox, Columbus Short, Macy Gray, OT Genasis , Waka Flocka Flame, Faith Evans, Tamar Braxton, Mi...


Breaking Glass Pictures is thrilled to announce the US release of director and producer Peter Jay Brown’s (Entertainment Tonight, Real People, Confessions of an Eco-Terrorist) latest no-holds-barred environmental feature documentary, Eco-Terrorist: The Battle for Our Planet. “Breaking Glass Pictures is excited to be distributing Eco-terrorist: The Battle for Our Planet to help spread the word about the dire situation in which we find our planet. There is no reason, in 2...

BondIt Media Capital and Film Mode Entertainment Join Forces

BondIt Media Capital and Film Mode Entertainment Join Forces To Bring First Look Finance and Sales Partnership to the Marketplace    Top, burgeoning companies satisfy a need in the marketplace for a cohesive one stop solution for finance, sales and distribution needs to filmmakers in all stages of production.     Matthew Helderman, CEO & Co-Founder of BondIt Media Capital and Clay Epstein, President of Film Mode Entertainment announce the formati...

Dustin Hoffman,Candice Bergen, Simon Helberg and Olivia Thirlby cast in AFM market premiere of As Sick As They Made Us

Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment and producers Anne Clements (Stage Mother, Quinceañera), and Ash Christian (After Everything, Burn) are pleased to announce the lead cast and AFM (American Film Market) market premiere of As Sick As They Made Us. The new comedy-drama features a multiple-award winning cast that includes two-time Academy Award-winner, Dustin Hoffman, Academy Award nominee and five-time Emmy Award winner,  Candice Bergen,  Simon ...

Zoey Deutch's "BUFFALOED" Acquired by Film Bridge International at AFM

Leading sales agent Film Bridge International has come aboard to handle international sales rights for the comedy, BUFFALOED, starring and produced by Zoey Deutch (Netflix¹s The Politician and Set It Up, Zombieland: Double Tap).  The announcement was made today by Ellen S. Wander, CEO of Film Bridge International.   Set in the underworld of debt collecting, BUFFALOED follows homegrown hustler, Peg Dahl (Deutch), who will do anything to escape Buffalo, NY. After getting into some...

Saban Films Gobbles Ensemble FRIENDSGIVING with Malin Akerman, Kat Dennings, Chelsea Peretti, Jane Seymour and Aisha Tyler

Saban Films announced today that they have acquired U.S. rights to Nicol Paone’s (Funny People, “The Big Gay Sketch Show”) directorial debut Friendsgiving.  The comedy’s ensemble cast includes Malin Akerman (Rampage, “Billions”), Kat Dennings (“2 Broke Girls,” “Big Mouth”), Chelsea Peretti (“Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “Big Mouth”), Christine Taylor (Zoolander, “Arrested Development”), Golden Globe Awar...

AFM: Voltage Pictures take International Rights to FEAR OF RAIN starring Katherine Heigl and Harry Connick Jr.

Voltage Pictures has boarded international sales on Castille Landon’s (Apple of My Eye) upcoming thriller Fear of Rain starring Katherine Heigl (27 Dresses, The Ugly Truth), Harry Connick Jr. (Dolphin Tale, “Will & Grace)”, Israel Broussard (Happy Death Day, To All the Boys I’ve Loved) and Madison Iseman (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween) and will present the project to buyers at the upcoming AFM, ...

Arclight Films is handling international rights to HERE ARE THE YOUNG MEN

Leading entertainment company, Arclight Films  is presenting the anticipated screen adaptation of Here Are The Young Men, written and directed by filmmaker Eoin C. Macken, to buyers for the first time at the upcoming American Film Market, announced the company’s chairman and CEO, Gary Hamilton. Currently in post-production, the film is adapted from Rob Doyle’s acclaimed Irish novel of the same name.   Travis Fimmel has joined the previously announced cast which includes D...

Solstice Studios and Studio 8 celebrate their first feature film HYPNOTIC

Solstice Studios and Studio 8 celebrate their first feature film HYPNOTIC, written and directed by Robert Rodriguez and starring Ben Affleck, at Santa Monica Proper’s rooftop restaurant & lounge, Calabra. AFM, November 6, 2019       L to R: Studio 8’s Founder and CEO Jeff Robinov, HYPNOTIC writer/director Robert Rodriguez, Solstice Studios’ President and CEO Mark Gill, Solstice Studios’ Head of Acquisitions and International Crystal Bourbeau. ...

Vision Films new line up for AFM 2019

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INTRAMOVIES @AFM - new films - MOSSAD screening

  Intramovies will be attending AFM in Los Angeles from November 05 to November 10. Marco Valerio Fusco will be at Suite 711-715 Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel,1700 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica   ...

John Singleton to Receive Your Script Produced! Lifetime Achievement during AFM, daughter Justice Singleton to accept

John Singleton Receives Your Script Produced! Lifetime Achievement Award, Daughter Justice Singleton to Accept Ultimate Grand Prize Winner: Feature Film to Have Project Produced With $250,000 Budget, Finalist List International Actress Sheila Shah to Host Event Season 2 Submissions Now Open The event will take place Friday, Nov. 8 at Bombay Palace in Beverly Hills with Red Carpet - 5 p.m. - 6 p.m, Your Script Produced! Season 1 Awards Dinner 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. RSVP only. Late...



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