OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 7, 2018  SANTA MONICA
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OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 7, 2018  SANTA MONICA

Roundtables

AFM Roundtables are open-ended discussions that explore specialized topics and timely issues in an intimate setting. Unless noted, Roundtables are open to all AFM participants until full.

Wednesday, November 1
3:00pm – 4:30pm
AFM Orientation

Speaker
Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director, American Film Market

We recommend that producers read How to Work the AFM in advance.

Saturday, November 4
3:00pm – 4:30pm
AFM Orientation

Speaker
Jonathan Wolf, Managing Director, American Film Market

We recommend that producers read How to Work the AFM in advance.

Saturday, November 4
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Making an Impact: How Telling LGBT Stories Can Pay Off 
Presented in partnership with Outfest.

Film and TV content featuring LGBT characters has become increasingly visible. LGBT stories simultaneously reflect and affect the culture and historical moment they are produced in. This Roundtable will discuss all the ways LGBT stories pay off, from box office gross and awards recognition, to the role of cultural impact and audience engagement. Our panel of industry executives and filmmakers will reveal how you will benefit by including an LGBT character in your next film.

Sunday, November 5
Networking and refreshments from 10:00am, Roundtable 10:30am – 12:00pm
The Passion of the Film: From Inspiration to Release

Monday, November 6
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Distributing and Monetizing Feature Documentaries

Tuesday, November 7
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Working with the U.S. Guilds

Orientation Location:
Arclight Cinemas, Screen 1
 
Roundtable Location:
Loews Hotel, AFM Studio
AFM Campus Map
 
Additional Information
Speakers are announced as confirmed on this page.
See Badges & Prices for more information about how to attend the Roundtables.

Unless otherwise noted, access to all Roundtables requires a current AFM badge.