AFM is the premiere global marketplace for motion picture production and distribution and the largest gathering of film industry professionals in North America. Join 8,000 attendees from around the world for eight days unlike any other.
Where is the AFM held?
Santa Monica, California. The Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel is the AFM headquarters. Screenings take place at theaters throughout Santa Monica and Conferences are held at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel. See the AFM Campus Map.
AFM defines a Buyer as a company which has contracted with one or more members of IFTA to distribute or sub-distribute three motion pictures or television programs during the last three years.
Who Should Register as an Industry Attendee?
Acquisition Executives, Advertising & PR Agencies, Agents, Artist Managers, Attorneys, Bankers, Development Executives, Directors, Festival Directors, Film Commissioners, Filmmakers, Financiers, Post Production Facilities, Producers, Studio Facilities, Trade Associations, Writers and all who provide products and services to the motion picture industry.
Who may exhibit?
Any production or distribution company may exhibit at the AFM.
How To Exhibit
The 34th AFM will take place November 6 - 13, 2013. The AFM provides the tools and opportunities for Exhibitors to present their films and projects to 1,500+ Buyers from 70 countries - all gathered in one location and ready to do business.
Exhibition Space is available to motion picture and television companies as well as companies offering services to the film industry.
Motion Pictures and Television Companies
Any production or distribution company may exhibit at the AFM. Exhibitor registration opened in June 2013. While the majority of office space has been assigned, standard offices and two-room connecting offices are available on the 2ndand 3rd floors of the Loews Hotel. Sales companies outside of North America have the additional option to exhibit in the International Pavilion
Companies that register as an Exhibitor receive the following benefits:
To screen at the AFM a company must be registered with exhibit space (office or international pavilion).
Options to Exhibit:
10 Reasons to Exhibit at AFM
*How much is it to exhibit?
Each company pays a $3,500 exhibition fee in addition to the office rental cost. The least expensive office is $5,825. Companies may also register as an “Exhibitor without office”. The $3,500 exhibition fee includes up to four (4) photo badges. However, only companies with offices may screen films at the AFM.
About the IFTA:
The American Film Market is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance, www.ifta-online.org
The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA®) is the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television industry and the voice and advocate for the Independents worldwide.