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American Film Market Dailies will be covering AFM 2020  running November 3 - November 8, 2020  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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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...

AFM Screenings, Programs & Events Update | Sunday, November 10

Conferences & Programs Finance Conference II Time: 9:15am – 12:45pm Location: Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel Shooting Intimate Scenes Time: 9:30am – 11:00am Location: Palisades Stage – Loews Hotel The PVOD Window: How Cinemas are Future Proofing their Business and What it Means for Independent Film Time: 10:00am – 11:30am Location: Venice Stage – Loews Hotel Building a Marketing Toolkit for Independent Fea...


Science Fiction films at AFM from Summer Hill!

Summer Hill Films is at AFM in Suite 847 with California Pictures.  Please ask for Monique White.  These are available for select territories.  Please contact us for more info and visit our website at!      NORTH AMERICA SOLD: 2020 Doomsday shadows a tightly knit cult hiding in a remote desert enclave as they prepare for the impending apocalypse. Two dissenters try to escape the threat of extinction - which becomes...


John Singleton’s Daughter Justice Singleton Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award on His Behalf at Inaugural Your Script Produced!

John Singleton’s Daughter Justice Singleton Accepts Lifetime Achievement Award on His Behalf at Inaugural Your Script Produced! International Feature/TV/Short Script Competition Season 1 Awards Dinner Friday, November 8, in Beverly Hills (l to r) Bruno Chatelin, Doval Bacall, Justice Singleton, Sheila Shah (Photo by Ari Perilstein Getty Images for YOUR SCRIPT PRODUCED!)   Justice Says She Wants to “retrace” Father’s Steps   Ted Campbell Named Ul...


AFM Day 4 Conference Highlights

Today’s programming included: PITCH CONFERENCE Pitching Essentials: The 2-Minute Pitch Panellists: Tobin Armbrust, Producer, former President, Worldwide Production & Acquisitions, Virgin Produced Effie Brown, Producer, Duly Noted, Inc. Cassian Elwes, Producer, ELEVATED Moderator: Lee Jessup, Screenwriting Career Consultant & Coach,   THE IMPORTANCE OF THE SCRIPT SUPERVISOR Presenter: Randi F...


AFM 2019 Market Debut of 2020 Brand New Completed Horror Films

    We look forward to your requests for meetings at AFM 2019! Cheers! Asif Akbar JJ Rogers AVAIL Entertainment LLC/XVIII Entertainment LLC P.O.Box 4004 San Dimas CA 91773 IMDb: Website (currently being updated): Avail Films       ...


3 Page Story on Bruno Chatelin and his festival insights in Indie Entertainment Magazine

Indie Entertainment Magazine – Film Market 2019 Santa Monica Indie Entertainment Magazine is delighted to unveil its 2019 AFM edition that features an exclusive never before published photo by Carlo Scimone of John Paul Getty III from his filming of the lost film “The Last Supper” and the thoughtful accompanying story by Claude Brickell, an interview with Nicole Kidman about “Big Little Lies” and working with Meryl Streep by HFPA’s Lena Basse, an inter...


Sci-Fi, Action & more from Breaking Glass Pictures at 2019 AFM

2019 AFM Lineup     WW Rights Available WW excluding US/Canada     ANGELS FALLEN Sci-Fi, Action | 86 mins | 2019   After the tragic loss of his wife battling the forces of darkness, Gabriel is persuaded to rejoin his former team of d...


Acclaimed Author, TV and Film Writer Charlie Higson to Pen Amara Raja Media & Entertainment’s ‘Curse of the Kohinoor’

  Charlie Higson, most known for his Young Bond  novel series, will co-write Curse of the Kohinoor,  the recently announced scripted series by Amara Raja Media & Entertainment, in partnership with Star Entertainment Worldwide and Contentflow Studios.   The heist thriller series tells the story of a plot to steal the Kohinoor diamond, centrepiece of the British Crown Jewels.  Featuring many of the biggest names from the Indian entertainment industry, Curse of the...


Ted Campbell wins best script at Your Script Produced

Ted Campbell Named Ultimate Grand Prize Winner: Feature Film, Receives $10,000, Plus $250,000 Production Deal to Produce “Blue Motel” When his bank robber father injured in a recent heist seeks refuge at the desolate motel where he works, a motel clerk is forced to confront the truth behind a botched heist from his past.   Ted Campbell 's Bio:   Originally from Boston, Mass, I am a screenwriter and director who specializes in thoughtfu...

Maria Riberio joins Voltage Pictures as Director of Marketing

Voltage Pictures has appointed Maria Eduarda Ribeiro as Director of Marketing with immediate effect, it was announced today by President and COO Jonathan Deckter. Ribeiro will oversee all marketing related matters, including reviewing and approving marketing materials created by company's international distributors. She will also oversee creative and all aspects of marketing for Voltage Picture’s film slate.  She  will report to Voltage Picture’s President, Jonathan D...

AFM: Arclight Films handling sales on Epic Advenure TOMIRIS

Leading entertainment company Arclight Films, led by chairman Gary Hamilton, announced today the company has closed worldwide distribution rights (excluding Kazakhstan), for the action adventure Tomiris, the powerful and epic portrayal of the legendary Queen Tomiris, directed by multi award-winning director Akan Satayev (“The Liquidator”) and Kazakhstan’s official Golden Globe submission.    Starring Kazakhstan superstars Almira Tursyn (as Tomiris), Adil Akhmetov (a...


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November 9 Panels at AFM : the perfect pitch, How to work the afm, the Immersive Summit and more

Pitch Conference Saturday, November 9     |     9:15am – 12:45pm     |     Starlight Ballroom, Fairmont Hotel Pitching Essentials: The 2-Minute Pitch A good pitch can get a bad film made, while a bad pitch can leave a terrific project languishing on the shelf. Pitching is part art (it’s creative), part science (it needs to follow a tight script) and part sales (you have to wow them). Conference attendees will learn essential ...

Your Script Produced Award Ceremony with Tribute to late John Singleton

An intimate reception with winners and friends took place at Bombay Palcae in Beverly Hills. Sheila Shah and Doval Bacall hosted the event Doval Bacall festival founder with Justice Singleton who attended to accept the tribute to her late father John Singleton, (Boyz'n The Hood) Ted Campbell Blue Motel Grand Prize Winner will see his winning script produced for a quarter of a million dollars, Doval Bacall producing. ...

Bruno Chatelin ( editor) keynote on festivals and markets strategy during AFM at LATC

Students regrouped to sing "Thank you for watching" at the end of the presentation! Much fun! ... 


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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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