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American Film Market Dailies will be covering AFM 2023 running November 31 October - 5 November, 2023  Contact us for advertising options

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. 

2024: November 5 – 10

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Our AFM Newsletters run each day with a bumper pre roll editions and a wrap edition:  






The AFM Sessions Take Center Stage

AFM Pitch Conference

With so many recent changes in the business, The AFM Sessions will explore experiences and perspectives on the landscape of our industry – from script to screen.  Along with the of 30+ conference sessions and 100 speakers -- leading film executives, producers, decisionmakers, and experts from around the globe -- to our two stages in the Loews Hotel. Speakers from future-oriented companies and organizations, including: Bleecker Street, FilmNation, Lion Forge Animation, Millennium Media, Picture Perfect Federation, Protagonist Pictures, Radiant Films, Rebelle Media, Roadside Attractions, Roku, Thunder Road Pictures, Village Roadshow, XYZ Films, 120dB Films, Creative Wealth Management/BRON, Elevated Film Sales, Film Mode Entertainment, Highland Film Group, Indie Film Hustle, the NAACP, Outfest, Cast & Crew,, Screen International, Stage 32, Variety, and The Wall Street Journal and many more will engage in timely discussions on our stages covering topics such as:

  • Film Finance Strategies for Today’s VOD Dominated World
  • Forecasting the Future for Independent film
  • The Debt: Black Equity in Mainstream Culture
  • Theatrical Marketplace Recovery for Independent Films
  • Independent Features with Big Profit Potential
  • Inspiration is Everywhere: Accessing & Adapting Existing IP for the Screen
  • The Producer / Sales Agent Dynamic

To access the sessions on the Arcadia Stage, an AFM Platinum or Plus Badge is required.  The Palisades Stage sessions are open to all AFM Badge holders. Be sure to check out the current schedule and speakers confirmed with more being added daily.



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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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