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American Film Market | November 2 – 9, 2016 | Santa Monica

Second AFM Finance Conference Added!

Every year AFM’s Finance Conference is packed with an audience of over 700. So this year we’ve added a second Finance Conference! The first Conference will explore The Future of Global Film Finance with The 360 View and How Equity is Successfully Investing in Film. The second Conference will focus on Funding Films Today with Producing Studio Films with Independent Budgets and The Film Finance Matrix: From Script to Screen.


One Week of Non Stop Networking

More than 8,000 industry professionals from 80+ countries attend AFM, providing you an incredible opportunity to make valuable new connections, especially at the four hosted networking receptions.


Gain Visibility Across the Film Industry

Every Fall, the film industry turns its attention to AFM. Everyone is here. As a result, AFM enables you to generate excellent visibility and expand past your local market to the global stage.


Unmatched Access to Industry Executives

One of the key reasons so many filmmakers, producers, writers, and other professionals attend AFM is the ability to gain access to people you wouldn’t normally have access to.


Platinum Badge: The Ultimate AFM Experience

If you are looking for enhanced networking opportunities, special access to events, ultimate convenience, and an exclusive VIP experience, the Platinum Badge at AFM 2016 is for you.


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