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Airline Partner


Delta Air Lines is the Official Airline of American Film Market.

Delta and SkyTeam™ offers service to 319 destinations in 57 countries on six continents and serves nearly 165 million customers each year.  Delta Air Lines participates in the industry’s leading trans-Atlantic joint venture with Air France-KLM and Alitalia as well as a newly formed joint venture with Virgin Atlantic. Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more than 15,000 daily flights.

Hotel Accommodations

Maximize your AFM travel – stay close to all the activities on the AFM Campus in Santa Monica.

See the AFM Campus Map.

The AFM partners with 19 hotels throughout Santa Monica to offer discounted rates for Registered Attendees. Reservations must be made through the AFM and will only be accepted with a corresponding badge order.

To see a list of the official AFM hotels and rates, download the Hotel Information Sheet.

Visa Information

Thank you for your interest in attending the American Film Market.

Request a Visa invitation letter from AFM

Below is information about Visa requirements for business travel to the American Film Market. Because of possible delays, contact your local embassy or consulate early to determine if you need a Visa and, if so, how to apply.

The type of visa required to enter the United States is subject to change. For the most current information, please visit the U.S. Department of State’s Business Visa Center ( or contact your nearest U.S. embassy or consulate. A complete list of U.S. embassies and consulates is available at

Information is also available to the public by telephone at the Visa Services, Public Inquiries Division at telephone 1-202-663-1225 or by FAX at 1-202-663-3899. The telephone number provides the caller with a selection of pre-recorded information and the availability to talk to a visa specialist during business hours.

To see visa rules for your country, please click your country of origin here.

For additional information or to contact AFM Registration, please e-mail

AFM Shuttle

Complimentary shuttle service is available from the Civic Center Parking Structure and Lot 4 South to the Loews and Le Merigot hotels from 7:00am to 10:00pm beginning Tuesday, November 3.

Parking at the AFM

See the AFM Campus Map.

Due to extremely limited valet parking at the Loews and Le Merigot Hotels, the AFM encourages attendees to utilize the public parking options available throughout the city. There are over 6,200 parking spaces near the AFM.

Public Parking Rates: Hourly rates vary at each lot, ranging from $1 – $2 per hour with a maximum daily charge of $14. These lots do not offer in/out privileges.

AFM Parking Permit

Special AFM parking permits have been arranged with the City of Santa Monica to provide the convenience of parking with in/out privileges for $125.

The Permit is valid Monday, Nov. 2 to Wednesday, Nov. 11 at the following TWO locations only:

  • Civic Center Parking Structure – 333 Civic Center Drive at 4th Street
  • Lot 4 South – 2030 Ocean Avenue

The cost to utilize this service is $125 per vehicle.

Parking permits can be purchased Monday, Nov. 2 through Wednesday, Nov. 4 from Exhibitor Services in the Le Merigot Hotel – located next door to the Loews hotel.

AFM Conference Series Parking at the Fairmont

The AFM recommends taking a shuttle to the Conferences. Parking at the Fairmont Hotel is limited and there is no self-parking.

The rate for valet is $19.80.
Public City Lot, 1235 2nd Street – $7 per day.

Santa Monica Discounts

All AFM participants receive special offers and discounts throughout Santa Monica with their AFM badge. The full list of special offers and discounts for AFM 2015 will be available at in October.

Internet & Mobile Solutions

Loews Hotel
Attendees who purchase a full market or half market badge receive complimentary Wi-Fi in the Loews – your passcode and login instructions for Wi-Fi will be given to you at AFM Registration when you pick up your badge. This benefit is not included with the purchased of an individual Day Pass.

Santa Monica
Santa Monica offers free Wi-Fi in 25 “Wi-Fi Hot Zones.” Download a City Wi-FiSM Hotzone Map for the Wi-Fi Hotzones or get the FAQs about City Wi-Fi.

The AFM partners with Cellhire to bring you great deals on cell phone rentals and other wireless mobile solutions during the AFM. Cellhire provides equipment delivery to the location of your choice and 24-7 technical support for all rentals.

Go to for details about Cellhire rates and services.