Freshman Class includes Cornerstone Films, KSM GmbH and a strong contingent of sellers from Asia
The American Film Market (AFM), taking place November 4 – 11, has today announced that more than 70 new exhibiting companies are set to arrive in Santa Monica. The new sellers come from every continent and 18 countries including Armenia, China, Hungary, Japan, Malta, Malaysia and Ukraine.
Jonathan Wolf, AFM Managing Director, commented: “These 70 new sales companies, and 300 more from over 50 countries, are the world’s motion picture entrepreneurs. They ensure that independent art and commerce flourishes – providing canvases to artists and choice to consumers.”
The list of new sellers highlights the popularity of AFM in Asia with 22 new companies exhibiting from the region including seven from China.
Among the 70+ first time sellers are:
Adler & Associates Entertainment, US
Arrow Productions, US
Boat Angel Family Films, US
Bridgestone Multimedia Group, US
Contents Panda, South Korea
Cornerstone Films, United Kingdom
Gaslight Productions, US
KSM GmbH, Germany
Ori Animation, China
Studio 100 Film, Germany
Stunning Media: Armenia
Wow Signal Inc., South Korea
See the full exhibitor list at americanfilmmarket.com/exhibitor-list/
The 2015 AFM will run November 4th‐11th at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel. For media inquiries, including press credentials, visit: www.AmericanFilmMarket.com/press.
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About the American Film Market
The business of independent motion picture production and distribution reaches its peak every year at the American Film Market. The global film industry converges in Santa Monica for eight days of deal‐making on films in every stage of development and production, as well as screenings, conferences, networking and parties.
With 8,000 industry leaders from more than 80 countries, 700 screenings and the industry’s largest Conference Series, AFM is the pivotal destination for filmmakers, producers, writers, distributors, financiers, industry executives, talent, the international media and all those who provide services to the worldwide motion picture industry.
The AFM is produced by the Independent Film & Television Alliance® the global trade association of the independent motion picture and television industry.
About The Independent Film & Television Alliance
The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) is the global trade association for the independent motion picture and television industry. Headquartered in Los Angeles, the organization represents more than 150 member companies from 23 countries, consisting of independent production and distribution companies, sales agents, television companies and financial institutions engaged in film finance. IFTA is dedicated to protecting and strengthening its Members’ ability to finance, produce, market and distribute independent films and television programs in an ever‐changing and challenging global marketplace.