Is the AFM a film festival?
The AFM is a marketplace where producers and distributors license films. The AFM is not a festival - there are no competitions or prizes. See AFI FEST
to learn more about AFM's festival partner.
Can anyone attend the AFM?
Yes. Please see How to Register under Attendee
resources for more information.
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
When can I register?
Attendees may register in advance or on-site. It is suggested that you pre-register for discounts and convenience.
What about hotel accommodations?
The AFM offers discounted rates at official AFM Hotels for Registered Attendees. Reservations must be made through the AFM. Hotel reservations are only accepted with a corresponding badge order. Please see Travel & Resources
for more details.
Where can I find the Attendee List / Exhibitor List / Buyer List?
The AFM Attendee list is available on MyAFM.
The Exhibitor List is available at Exhibitor List
The AFM Buyers List is an exclusive benefit for AFM Exhibitors.
Who can use the AFM Shuttle Service and is there a charge?
When is the AFM?
November 1 - November 8, 2017
When are future AFMs?
October 31 - November 7, 2018
November 6 - November 13, 2019
November 4 - November 11, 2020
November 3 - November 10, 2021
November 2 - November 9, 2022
November 1 - November 8, 2023
November 6 - November 13, 2024
November 5 - November 12, 2025