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Filmfestivals.com will be covering AFM 2020 running online November 9 - November 13, 2020  and hosting brainstorming networking  on film festival strategy at the AFM  Pavilion: networking from 10am  (Nov 10-13)

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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Jonathan Wolf in conversation with filmfestivals.com about the 41st edition of AFM

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Zoom conversation between Jonathan Wolf (Managing Director of the American Film Market® AFM®) with Bruno Chatelin. Here are some of the questions raised during the interview: Enjoy Jonathan's answers in our video.

The 41st edition will run November 9 -13. Jonathan Wolf is EVP of the Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA®) and Managing Director of the American Film Market® (AFM®).

Since his appointment in 1998, he has guided the growth and repositioning of AFM – now the world’s largest film market – into a global production and distribution marketplace which annually hosts over 7,000 industry professionals from 70+ countries. You have joined IFTA in 1993 appointed managing director of AFM since 1998 YOUR 23rd edition? the most peculiar probably, the hardest?

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140 companies from 23 countries do you see any trend in these figures? breakdown per country how many from USA

Define " independent" when it comes to membership application?

ever had to turn down requests on that criteria?

Last year you said we had 7000 registered " i prefer an empty lobby"

what did you learn from cannes market online?

I know you listen to the industry, your members and exhibitors: How did you build the event this year,?

Can you run us down to the map of the event?

Last year you registered 6964 participants, your forecast for this year? I see 760 buyers in Cinando how many buyers, 1500?

527 EXHIBITORS vs 375 last year

45% (241) from the USA

31% (167) from Europe 44 from UK only 19 from France

last year few from China how about this year I see only 6 exhibitors this year ?

How many screenings compared to 2019 Major U.S. talent agencies and a coalition of more than 30 sales agents is this competition, threat, wrong verbiage?

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This year over 200 speakers will participate in more than 70 live sessions 150 50 sessions last year: a trend?

2021? any thoughts on the features you will keep for next year s physical edition loews?

 

 

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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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